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BPC Toll Compounding & Blending Chooses ENTEK

Midwest Supplier Poised for Growth; Will Dramatically Increase Capacity with High-Output ENTEK HR3TM 73mm Twin-Screw Extruder Based in the tiny Midwestern town of Meredosia, Ill. (population 1,044), BPC Toll Compounding & Blending is a young company with state-of-the-art compounding capabilities.  BPC produces a wide range of compounds based on polyolefin and engineering polymers. Originally founded… Read more

Twin-Screw Extruder Screw Change in 5 Minutes? YES!

 SEE IT LIVE AT ENTEK’S BOOTH AT NPE! There are many unique benefits for compounders with the ENTEK QC3® (Quick Change, Quick Clean, and Quality Control) twin-screw extruders – but perhaps the biggest advantage, and it’s a game-changer, is the ability to change screws in 5 minutes or less! For compounders producing small lots of… Read more

Extrusion Solutions – NPE 2018

Hot off the press!  ENTEK Extrusion Solutions – NPE 2018 Special Edition.

Penn Color Chooses ENTEK

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

Executive’s Corner

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

In the Path of Totality

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!

Complete Extrusion Systems and Turnkey Manufacturing Plants

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 Extruders New Literature

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

Screw Change in 5 Minutes? YES!

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

Extrusion Solutions – October 2017

Check out our latest issue of Extrusion Solutions!