Newly formed US Extruders, Inc. brings experience and dedication to the single-screw extruder machin
(US Extruders, Westerly, RI September 07, 2017)… US Extruders, Inc. is pleased to announce its formation with the goal of developing a new generation of highly engineered, custom single-screw extruder solutions. The company brings to the market a new, motivated and capable supplier committed to providing the highest level of machinery and support to achieve the best possible end product.
US Extruders, operating out of Westerly, RI includes a powerhouse of the most experienced and well-known individuals within the extruder market. The extrusion team of experts include Bill Kramer, extrusion innovator; Dan Schilke, operations expert; Kevin Slusarz, top screw designer and process engineer; Jeff Lawton, seasoned extrusion engineer; Doug Johnson, experienced salesman; Mike Perri, purchasing and inventory specialist; Eric Adair, communications professional and a growing support staff. Creating an alternative extruder machinery option for the market, the company looks to set itself apart based on its strong tenets of respect, integrity, experience and commitment – striving to be a supplier offering the highest quality of machinery and the service to support it.
“Our team realized that with our talent, building a new extrusion company was viable and would fill a demand in the marketplace. We won’t just be selling machines; we’ll be making lasting relationships with our customers and solving their extrusion needs with integrity and quality “Made in America” machinery,” says Bill Kramer, President. “We understand our customer’s needs and have created a plain language guarantee that we build the machine you want, on-time, with the performance you expect and backed by our full support. We believe if we do the right thing for our customers, success will follow.”
The name US Extruders reflects the company’s focus on the North American market and its “Made in America” quality and commitment. The Company extensively uses U.S. made components throughout the extruder assembly.
The engineering professionals will be designing robust, serviceable machines with high performance screws customized for the product’s unique requirements. The company is establishing an extensive customer support structure, extruder repair and restoration services, and a highly capable manufacturing and laboratory facility. The laboratory facility will be equipped for screw design demonstrations, running lab trials, and complete extruder wet tests. The company will employ a straightforward order process from the initial specifications/needs analysis meeting through the design engineering and manufacturing to the final on-time delivery and process support.
US Extruder’s total guarantee includes a 5 year total warranty of a machine built to customer’s specifications, delivered on-time, meeting performance specifications, supported by comprehensive service, free startup and training, and life-time process support.
All screws are designed in house by Kevin Slusarz to work best with the machine and specific process which includes Blow Molding, Blown and Cast Film, Compounding, Extrusion Coating, Fiber, Medical, Pipe and Profile, Reclaim, Sheet, Tubing and Wire and Cable.
“Our passion and commitment is to be honest and dedicated to our customers, suppliers, and employees,” Dan Schilke adds. “As an employee owned organization I’m thrilled to work with such an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic team within an atmosphere of trust and pride. Our machines will be affordable, reliable, serviceable, and high performers.”
US Extruders services the tubing, pipe, profile, reclaim, film, sheet, wire and cable, and compounding industries by producing extruders ranging from 1 to 8 inch barrel diameters.