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Webinar: Creating a Sustainable Performance System Utilizing IIoT

Next Thursday, November 21st, Matthew Hartman of Blentech and Chair of the FPSA Technology Network, will moderate a web-discussion with SugarCreek‘s Dan Stauft and Craig Langhals as they discuss the creation of a sustainable performance system utilizing IIoT. This is sure to be a very informative discussion and one you won’t want to miss. Register HERE today!

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How To Create a Winning Culture with Daniel Voit, CEO

Blentech is known for its award winning company culture. As a two-time winner of the North Bay Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the North Bay, focusing on culture building is important to not only our CEO, Daniel Voit, but a priority for all our leaders at Blentech. Dan recently recorded a podcast with…

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Akhilesh Pandey at Gulfood Manufacturing

Our very own Akhilesh Pandey, International Sales Manager, will be attending Gulfood Manufacturing next week, October 29th – 31st at the Dubai World Trade Center. If you’d like to connect with Akhil while you’re also at the show, please email him directly at apandey@blentech.com. Alternatively, you can call or send him a text at +1-707-230-4909.…

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Best Place to Work in the North Bay – again!

Blentech has again, for the second consecutive year, been selected by the North Bay Business Journal as a “Best Place to Work in the North Bay”! This is an honorary designation that is earned by every one of our employees being polled, the results of which indicate that Blentech is one of the best places…

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Blentech will be at Process Expo 2019 – will you?

Blentech will be at the FPSA Process Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL next week Tuesday, October 8th through Friday, October 11th, 2019. We invite you to join us! Follow this registration link to register for free! Be sure to stop by our booth #4031 where we will be demonstrating our newest technology the…

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Are Trade Shows Dead? Webinar Recording

Did you miss our live video webinar yesterday on: “ARE TRADE SHOWS DEAD? How Blentech Evolved to Succeed in a Changing Landscape”? It’s not too late to view it. You can access the recording by following THIS LINK. More about the webinar below. Thank you for joining us!

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Blentech Active in Sonoma County

Many of us here at Blentech spend our time away from the office being active.  We are so lucky to work, and for most of us also live, in Sonoma County, California.   For us, Sonoma County is the ideal area to expand your career and enjoy life outdoors.  Often, our Blentech days allow us to…

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Come see us at the show!

Blentech is exhibiting at the International Production & Processing Expo “IPPE” in Atlanta next week at booth B4269.  Two of our meat and poultry experts, Robert Coffin and Randy Smith, will be there each day to have a conversation about what Blentech can do for you.  Or, stop by and see our technologies in action.…

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Blentech Innovation Center: Barbacoa Beef

Have you visited the Blentech Innovation Center? We are cooking up all kinds of great foods here.  We recently filmed a few of our demonstration recipes that highlight the innovative capabilities of our technologies. The video above shows our VersaTherm Cooker making shredded beef/barbacoa.  Our VersaTherm Cooker has been proven through the years to be the best thermal processor – helping…

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Blentech Wins North Bay Maker Award

Blentech is proud to be the recipient of the North Bay Business Journal’s Maker Award in the category of Best Manufacturing Process Innovation. The article, published in the North Bay Business Journal’s August 13th issue, discusses how the Blentech Innovation Center helps guide our customers’ buying decisions. As noted by Shannon McLarty, Assistant Manager of…

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Happy Pi Day

Here at Blentech, we don’t let a day like Pi Day pass us by without celebrating.   We happen to know a thing or two about pie filings but it doesn’t hurt to sample the latest pies on the market to stay up to speed.  In fact, stay tuned to our blog for upcoming demonstrations on…

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Where in the world is Blentech?

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Tara Salt Flats, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile Blentech is all over the globe – our equipement, our technologies and our people.  Our International Sales Manager, Akhilesh Pandey, recently traveled to Chile and made sure that Blentech was seen far and wide. Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile No matter where you are in the…

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When a Legend Retires

You may think this legend is just another one of the founding employees of Blentech and yes, that’s also true; however – did you know that the 1950 Winner of The Frog Jumping Contest of Calaveras County has been walking these halls for more than 30 years? Our very own John Malcolm Lennox, III won…

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A Year in Review

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As this year draws to a close, we thank you for being a part of all these great experiences – how will we connect with you in 2018? See you in 2018!    

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Happy Holidays!

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  The holiday spirit is agitating through the Blentech factory!   Blentech wishes you and your families a very happy holiday season!   Our office will be closed at noon PST on Friday, December 22nd and will reopen at 6 am PST on Tuesday, December 26th. Thank you for partnering with us this past year.…

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Blentech Holiday Party: A time for reflection and Jenga ninjas

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The Blentech Holiday Party was held recently and we had much to reflect on this last year.  Our team gathered with our significant others to share a meal and some good cheer in traditional holiday style.  It was a great event with many happy faces of our Blentech family around each table.      …

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Blentech Perspective: Plan B

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Matthew Hartman, Senior Automation Sales Manager I like to push myself, mentally and physically.   I like to challenge myself to be a better version of me, time and again.  Particularly when it comes to fitness.  Over Thanksgiving I had a little tumble, an unexpected accident. While in Oklahoma visiting family, I set out to go “rucking”…

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New Blentech Employee: Connor Edman

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  Blentech draws many smart and talented employees from all over the world.  We recently welcomed Connor Edman to our Service Team.  Connor is a UC Davis graduate, one of nearly a dozen UC Davis graduates at Blentech, who brings food safety knowledge, tenacity and a team focused attitude. Connor holds down the Service phone…

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"Black Friday" – a Day to Enjoy the Outdoors?

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Team Blentech on top of Taylor Mountain, Sonoma County, California Traditionally, the day after Thanksgiving is a big shopping day.  “Black Friday” sales are all around.   In our part of California, the day after Thanksgiving is also a day to get outside with your family and go for a walk or a hike with friends. …

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Blentech is thankful – What are you thankful for?

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The Blentech team has a lot to be thankful for this year. Last week, we gathered to share a meal and talk about how thankful we are in light of the recent fires to our area. We are thankful that we all could gather together in our thriving business and give thanks that we have…

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Rebuild Sonoma County Job Fair

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Blentech participated in the Rebuild Sonoma County Job Fair last week to help those in our community who were so severely affected by the devastating fires last month find new employment.   Blentech was one of over 170 employers who attended looking to recruit candidates from all over the county.  It was our honor to meet…

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Girl Scouts Visit Blentech

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Recently, we had the honor to host a local Girl Scout troop to come tour our corporate offices and factory to study its energy efficiency.  Our Applications Engineer, Erin Whelan, a Girl Scout herself, answered all kinds of questions about the building and its history.  Our building was built in 1991 and updated in 1994.…

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Blentech Office Potluck Lunch

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Our Blentech Applications Engineering, R&D and Marketing Departments had an office potluck lunch today.  Members of our team brought to the table not only beautiful, delicious food but good cheer.  A lucky benefit for us having food scientists as a part of our team. It was a special time for our Blentech family to come…

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Rain

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  Rain showers my spirit and waters my soul. –Emily Logan Decens As the rain falls on the hills around Sonoma County, our Blentech family and the community is starting to heal from the events of the last 10 days.  We appreciate all the calls and emails to check in our Blentech family.  We are…

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Sonoma County Strong

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  The smoke is beginning to clear but there are still fires burning. With so many of our friends and families affected, Blentech is doing it’s best to stand with it’s employees and the community.  We’ve donated the edible inventory (rice, pasta and tomato sauce) from our test and innovation center to the local shelters…

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CookerCloud – People’s Choice Award Winner

This week, Blentech attended the Process Expo in Chicago where we launched our newest technology, the CookerCloud, into the Innovations Showcase.  We are excited to announce that the Blentech CookerCloud was awarded the People’s Choice Award as the most innovated product! “Blentech is both surprised and excited that our CookerCloud technology has been selected by…

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Process Expo with Ned Connelly

One of our esteemed colleagues, Ned Connelly, joined our Team Orange at the Process Expo for opening day held at McCormick Place in Chicago on Blentech’s booth #2020.  Ned is our regional sales manager based in our East Coast office located in Wilmington, North Carolina that provides superior sales and service to our valued North American…

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Team Tangerine: Blentech’s Mechanical Engineering Department

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Greetings from Team Tangerine! Joel Meyn, Daniel Erdman, Jimmy Zertuche, Chris Kelly, Drew Moug, David Ellis This handsome group of men comprise the mechanical engineering team at Blentech. Recently we’ve been designing a system that will end up being the largest school lunch program in the country, producing up to 20,000 lbs of food per…

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Food for Frank and Fifi, Blentech’s Experience with Pet Food

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Nancy Corriveau, Director of Operations and Oakley Did you know that a dog’s sense of smell can be up to a million times stronger than their owners? Animals are very particular, even more particular than humans, when it comes to their food. This means that the precision and quality of these products are as important,…

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Blentech Sales & Marketing Team

The Blentech Sales and Marketing team spent a glorious afternoon in the city by the bay.  Although we have satellite offices in Indiana, Arkansas and North Carolina, we take pride in being a Bay Area technology company.  And soaked in the sun and sights of what the Bay Area has to offer!   This team…

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Blentech Safety Lunch

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  Safety is important at Blentech.  Today we celebrated many safety accomplishments and the one we are most proud of is reflected in the photo above – 1,319 days without a lost time accident! To acknowledge our team that makes safety a daily priority,  every few months we have an all-staff safety lunch and today was…

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Behind the Scenes: An Interview with our Blentech Shop Foreman

DuWayne Geigle, Shop Foreman – Blentech employee 1986 to today What was your title when you first started? I started as a welder in 1978 at Custom Stainless. Then in 1981, Custom Stainless became CSE. In 1986, Darrell Horn (current Chairman and Owner) started Blentech and things really took off from there. What did you do in that…

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Team Orange at IFT17

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Blentech Team Orange had a fantastic first day at the IFT17 show in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Blentech booth #4867.                                                         Blentech is also on Twitter.  Follow…

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Success Story: Wildbrine Testing with Blentech

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Making the decision to purchase new equipment is not easy.   Weighing the benefits of new technologies, determining supplier capabilities and assessing capital budgets are all issues that need focus to determine what critical decision needs to be made. A visit to the Blentech Innovation Center can help guide you with these decisions. Our customer Wildbrine found…

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Orange you glad we’re in Orange County?

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Team Orange, aka the Blentech Team, landed in Orange County last night then set up our booth today at the Natural Products Expo West in sunny Anaheim in Orange County, CA.                 If you’re attending the expo, come check us out at booth #249 to learn about how…

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Are you settling for kettles?

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Blentech is exhibiting at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA March 10th – 12th on booth #249.   You can’t miss us in our electric orange shirts and matching shoes.                                       Blentech Corporation’s process engineering…

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Blentech Provides Financing Solutions for Customers Large and Small

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When launching a new product, starting a new project or simply trying to grow your business, every business owner or professional manager is faced with the same dilemma. We are torn between buying the equipment solution we know is best and working within the available capital budget. This challenge of course causes us to have…

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30th Anniversary of Blentech Corporation

  On Saturday, September 24th, 2016 our team here at Blentech Corporation gathered to celebrate our 30 year anniversary in Santa Rosa, California.  This was an important milestone for our company.  Six of our current employees – Darrell Horn, Nancy Corriveau, John Lennox, DuWayne Geigle, Mark Cook and Ray Foster – also celebrated 30 years of…

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