Leading Color Concentrates and Masterbatch Supplier Grows Its Business with Help from ENTEK Extruders Founded in 1964, Penn Color (www.penncolor.com) is a leading global manufacturer of color concentrates, masterbatches, and pigment dispersions. Penn Color has worked closely with ENTEK Extruders since 1999; in fact, ENTEK originally published a story in 2006 about its relationship with… Read more
Continued Growth Welcome to the latest issue of Extrusion Solutions. 5-Minute Screw Change It’s been almost three years since ENTEK introduced our first QC3 twin-screw extruder, the QC3-43mm. Since then we have expanded the QC3 line to include our 27mm, 33mm, 43mm, and 53mm machines and we’re proud that there are dozens of these now… Read more
On August 21, a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse took place – and ENTEK’s location in Lebanon, OR was right in the zone of totality! Many employees stopped to go outside and witness the phenomenon. During the total eclipse they described it as a bright silver ring around the darkened sun – an amazing experience!
ENTEK is well-known in the industry for its co-rotating twin-screw extruders and replacement wear parts. But a large part of the company’s business is perhaps not as well-known; ENTEK is also a major provider of complete extrusion systems and turnkey manufacturing plants. The Complete Extrusion Systems that ENTEK provides consist of the entire production line,… Read more
ENTEK has recently produced two new flyers on its Pilot Plant Services and the QC3-33mm twin-screw extruder. The Pilot Plant Services flyer outlines available machinery and equipment for running material trials at ENTEK’s facility in Lebanon, OR, as well as the services provided. The QC3–33mm twin-screw extruder flyer provides features, benefits and specifications on ENTEK’s… Read more
Watch the Video! Anyone who doubts ENTEK’s claim that users can change screw sets on the QC3 twin-screw extruders in 5 minutes need to watch this newly released video: Colt McDaniel, ENTEK’s Pilot Plant Technician, stars in the video and is shown conducting a typical screw set change. What’s not typical is he… Read more
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Concept is Used in ENTEK QC3TM Twin-Screw Extruder Screw Shafts and Couplings to Ensure Easy, Correct Alignment Lebanon, OR – May 23, 2017 – ENTEK, a leading producer of twin-screw co-rotating extruders and microporous separators for lead-acid and lithium batteries, has been awarded a U.S. Patent for its Self-Aligning Shafts & Couplings. United States Patent… Read more
Linda Campbell Linda Campbell, ENTEK’s Director of Sales, has been named a charter member of the Plastics News Advisory Board for ‘Women Breaking the Mold’ (for more information go to http://www.plasticsnews.com/women-breaking-the-mold). This newly-formed group held its first-ever conference May 1 in Chicago. According to Plastics News this new network is being formed to ‘educate, mentor… Read more
Critical Spare Parts The spring season has arrived! I hope everyone is ready for a great summer. I can’t wait to start putting miles on the bicycle. The arrival of spring has a special meaning to me, since it is when I started my employment with ENTEK. This year marks my first anniversary of many… Read more