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ENTEK Extruders Awarded U.S. Patent for Self-Aligning Coupling Concept

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

ENTEK Extruders Personnel News

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

ENTEK Extruders Pilot Plant News

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

ENTEK Extruders Product News

QC3-33mm Twin-Screw Extruder In our last issue of Extrusion Solutions we introduced ENTEK’s newest co-rotating twin-screw extruder, the QC3-33mm. This extruder is ideal for producing small lots of custom compounds and features fast changeover capabilities due to its QC3 design (Quick-Clean, Quick-Change, and Quality Control). At press time we’re proud to announce that our first… Read more

Extrusion Solutions – Executive’s Corner April 2017

Continued Growth Welcome to the latest issue of Extrusion Solutions. Last year was a great year for ENTEK in many ways – we broke our previous sales record, and we also saw a big jump in demand for our turnkey services. We define ‘Turnkey Services’ as providing our customers with our engineering and plant design… Read more

Interfacial Consultants Chooses ENTEK

Prescott, Wisconsin-based Company Uses ENTEK Extruders to Produce World-Class Technologies, Incubate World-Class Companies   Sitting atop a hillside with majestic views overlooking the Mississippi River, the Cervenka Center in Prescott, Wisconsin is home to Interfacial Consultants (IFC), a company formed in 2014 by Dr. Jeffrey Cernohous. IFC’s business model is to provide ‘Idea to Production’… Read more

Extrusion Solutions – April 2017

Check out our latest edition of Extrusion Solutions, published April 2017.

Where to Find Us Next – Extruders

The Extruders team will be on hand at a number of conferences this year and would welcome a chance to discuss your extrusion needs.  Stop by and say hello! ANTEC (May 8 – 10) See Austin Lindsey at Booth #406     Plastics Shop Floor Expo (June 14 – 15) See Austin Lindsey and Tammy… Read more

New Faces in ENTEK’s Sales Department

Kristina Corona and Kelsey Dennis have recently joined ENTEK’s sales department to provide enhanced inside sales support for our customers. Kristina, who is our Sales Project Coordinator, handles customer service, machinery quotes and project management and has been with ENTEK since 2015. “I appreciate that the level of customer service which ENTEK embraces surpasses most… Read more

Pilot Plant – Extruders

Settling in: The First Six Months As we head into Fall, the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping, and here in western Oregon that means the start of the raining season. Although it also means the start of snow sport season! Since my arrival in April, the Pilot Plant team has been… Read more