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A Message from ENTEK Extruders
As Seen In Plastics Technology
Entek Names New President
Kimberly Medford promoted from v.p., general counsel to succeed Dr. Kirk Hanawalt, who retired earlier this year.
ENTEK Promotes Campbell to V.P., Sales
Thirty-year veteran of machine builder advances from director of sales.
Growing Compounder Targets Tolling
Illinois-based compounder BPC boosts capacity with high-output twin-screw to target more toll-compounding business.
ENTEK Expands Extruder Lines for Both Small Lot and High Throughput Jobs
New compounding extruders for both quick-change and high-volume applications.
Extrusion/Compounding at NPE2018: More…More…More!
More speed, flexibility and robustness. Across a gamut of extrusion applications, machine builders are introducing new machinery, components, and systems to dramatically raise the bar on productivity.
NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Compounding
Check out what’s new in compounding at this year’s big plastics industry trade show.
Flexible Twin for Small-Lot Compounding,
ENTEK displaying two new twin-screw extruders in an interactive display that also features its screw layout program.
Entek Announces Staff Changes
Compounding machine builder reshuffles sales and marketing team.
Pellet Production Is a Blast For This Processor
Maxi-Blast opens a plant with brand-new equipment to produce its own pellet blasting media.
EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING NPE: Flexibility, Speed and Quality
Extrusion processors need more—of everything—to compete. And suppliers responded in force in Orlando.
EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING AT NPE: The Word Is ‘More’
As in speed, power, quality, flexibility, layers, and efficiency. Those are the trends across all extrusion processes.
2013 was good for N.A. equipment suppliers; Can 2014 Overcome a Slow Start?
The North American plastics equipment market saved its best for last in 2013, delivering shipments valued at $335.1 million in the fourth quarter—the best three-month stretch of the year and up 3% from the previous quarter. Will that momentum hold in 2014, however?
Now You Can Refurbish Twin-Screw Elements
Two suppliers of twin-screw compounding extruders announced at NPE2012 that they are now offering screw-element refurbishing services.
Wood-Plastics Composites Done Right
Mixing and extruding wood fiber in a plastic matrix is technically demanding. It requires careful attention to formulation, drying, and extrusion temperatures
Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: More Output, More Flexibility, Less Energy
There won't be many blown-film lines running, but there is still much in the way of innovation going on in extrusion and compounding.
NPE 2009 Wrap-Up: New Machinery for Extrusion and Compounding
Extrusion machinery at the June NPE show in Chicago showed inventive ways to get more out of your floorspace and materials.
NPE News in Compounding
Compounding news at the show includes several new ways to feed low-bulk-density materials faster for higher outputs with corotating twin screws.
ENTEK Carbide-Lined Extrusion Barrels Provide Higher Rigidity, Improved Wear Resistance
ENTEK has developed a new manufacturing process for producing carbide-lined extrusion barrels.
FEATURED PRODUCT: ENTEK E-MAX 40mm Twin-Screw Extruder
The new ENTEK E-MAX 40mm twin-screw extruder, introduced at NPE 2006, is ideal for custom compounding applications.
What to See at NPE 2006: Compounding and Mixing
Throughput capacities are going up for compounding equipment of all types.
NPE 2000 News Wrap-Up: Compounding
Compounding news at NPE included a wealth of new batch and continuous machines to mix in high loadings of wood flour, glass fiber, carbon black, and more exotic fillers.