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Dr. Kirk Hanawalt named president of ENTEK Extruders

ENTEK Extruders has announced that Dr. Kirk Hanawalt has been named President of the company. Larry Keith, former President, has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer. Kirk has served as Vice President/Chief Operating Officer at ENTEK since 2006. Prior to that, he was Vice President/Worldwide Sales. He has been an employee of ENTEK since… Read more

ENTEK TO SHOW NEW TWIN-SCREW EXTRUDER TECHNOLOGIES, SERVICES AT NPE 2012

ENTEK Manufacturing Inc., the leading U.S. based manufacturer of twin-screw extruders and replacement wear parts, will feature numerous new twin-screw extruder technologies and services at NPE 2012, being held from April 2-5 in Orlando, Florida. ENTEK (Booth #4691) will have two twin-screw extruders on display, a 27mm model for laboratory applications and small-lot compounding, and… Read more

ENTEK MANUFACTURING PROVIDING COMPLETE TURNKEY PLANT EXPANSION SERVICES FOR ENTEK INTERNATIONAL BATTERY SEPARATOR FACILITY

ENTEK Manufacturing, the leading U.S. based manufacturer of twin-screw extruders and replacement wear parts, is providing complete turnkey plant expansion services for ENTEK International, who is adding a 77,000 square foot addition to their existing 136,000 square foot battery separator production plant in Lebanon, OR. The new addition is being designed to house two new… Read more

Extrusions Solutions – December 2011

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Introducing – the new ENTEK ad campaign!

ENTEK is proud to introduce its new ad campaign. These ads were recently launched and are currently running, in print and online, in leading industry trade publications. The campaign features a theme of “Why ENTEK Extruders?” and has photos of, and quotes from, real ENTEK employees providing their own answers to that question. The first… Read more

Extrusion Solutions – June 2011

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UPDATES FROM ENTEK EXTRUDERS ON WPC MARKET

ENTEK Extruders enjoyed record growth in 2010, as the company experienced a bounce-back in sales after the global recession of 2008-2009. This growth has continued into 2011 and the company has increased its workforce by 40% since March 2010 to keep up with demand. Sales of the company’s twin-screw extruders to wood-plastic composites (WPC) producers… Read more

ENTEK ADDING EMPLOYEES TO KEEP UP WITH INCREASED SALES

Greatly improved sales at ENTEK Extruders have led to a substantial increase in hiring at the company. According to company officials, the company’s workforce has been increased by 40% since March 2010, and sales at the end of 2010 were dramatically higher than 2009 in all areas, including twin-screw extruders and replacement wear parts. In… Read more

ENTEK International announces a capacity expansion at its US facility

Following the success of the major investment in additional capacity in 2008 at its Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK facility ENTEK International has experienced unprecedented demand for its RhinoHide® separators. The sustained growth in the global lead-acid battery industry and the success of ENTEK International’s customer base has resulted in a strategic review of separator capacity investments. In… Read more

ENTEK Metallurgy – Ensuring the Best Wear Resistance for Your Barrels and Screws

One of the most important factors in the success of any twin-screw extruder application is the materials of construction used on the screws, barrels and other wear parts. The success or failure of the twin-screw extruder, especially when processing highly abrasive or corrosive materials, depends on the ability of the parts to perform well under… Read more

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