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Does BTmix actually manufacture in Reno, Nevada?
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Does BTmix actually manufacture in Reno, Nevada?

Unfortunately nowadays, businesses that don’t actually manufacture in America try to turn a profit through deception, by luring their customers into thinking that their products are still “made in America.” What usually happens is businesses who are based in America position themselves as manufacturing in American, too–when they really outsource their production to places like China as […]
Making Affordable Static Mixers Locally
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Making Affordable Static Mixers Locally

If you haven’t heard of plastic, disposable static mixers, maybe you’ve heard of “Small Business Saturday.” It’s a holiday of sorts, but not in the sense that the 4th of July is a holiday. No major historical event took place on that day to punctuate it from other days. Rather, the credit card corporation American Express […]
Static Mixer “Elements or Augers?”
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Static Mixer “Elements or Augers?”

Of late, in trying to lay out what distinguishes a disposable static mixer from other engineered objects, some of us began to wonder how idiosyncratic an “element” is terminology-wise.  In other words, given that there are other people out there, and that other people use different words, what other terms do people use to refer […]
Bell, or Bayonet Connection
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Bell, or Bayonet Connection

In posts hitherto, recently, we’ve been doing two things. First off, begun was a series on disposable static mixers and art (more soon). Then, also started was a three part series on “what a disposable helical static mixer is,” which has to do with laminar rather than turbulent flow and cashes out in three tip […]
Static Mixers outlets: Stepped, Tapered, or Luer Lock
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Static Mixers outlets: Stepped, Tapered, or Luer Lock

In this last post on what resin mixing nozzles are, we spelled out the difference between laminar and turbulent flow. Static mixers of all sorts are known in the engineering world (a scary place, if you’ve ever been there) in terms of laminar flow, which, if we remember, is consistent throughout.  Turbulent is characterized by chaotic flow […]
Static Mixer Manufacturer Consolidates Operations, Creates More Reno Jobs
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Static Mixer Manufacturer Consolidates Operations, Creates More Reno Jobs

RENO, NEVADA — BTmix, an engineering-based company that designs and manufactures disposable static mixers for adhesive applications, recently consolidated its corporate office and assembly facility in Reno. BTmix had previously contracted out assembly in Springfield, Missouri along with their assembly operations in Reno. The new corporate office is located in South Meadows at 770 Trademark […]
Announcing Up-and-Coming Posts on Static Mixers and Art
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Announcing Up-and-Coming Posts on Static Mixers and Art

At BTmix, we’re not all just “mixtip this,” and “static mixer that”–not, that is, the boorish engineers you might take us to be at first. Those who peddle in the adhesives and injection molding industry are a plastic lot; and by “plastic” recall the word’s oft neglected sense, which usually trips people up on standardized tests: deriving from the Greek plastikos, meaning the ability to […]
Adhesive Mix Nozzles, Direct From the Manufacturer!
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Adhesive Mix Nozzles, Direct From the Manufacturer!

Anyone who’s ever shopped for flowers need not look too far for evidence that the business is completely out of control. Either you end up with a moribund bouquet of mostly baby’s breath at a grocery store or the florist passes the price of his posh uptown condo down to your son’s anemic-looking prom corsage. To those not uncommon […]
Online Disposable Static Mixer Business
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Online Disposable Static Mixer Business

In the Wall Street Journal, an article recently came out detailing how online startups have drastically cut into Gillette’s sales. Whereas traditionally the automatic go-to for a razor purchase was a megastore like Walmart, nowadays there’s another option, an option which for many is preferable by leaps and bounds: online startups such as Dollar Shave Club, 800Razors, and Harry’s, which have already raked in […]
Two-Part Silicone and Static Mixers’ Role at Nearly Me®
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Two-Part Silicone and Static Mixers’ Role at Nearly Me®

Had a lovely chat, today, with the folks at Nearly Me®: a corporation that specializes in manufacturing silicone and foam healthcare products for the post-mastectomy market. With regard to two-part adhesives‘ role in that market, they could not help but reflect on the amazing surgeries that those adhesives take part in, however indirectly, and the lives of all […]
Five Reasons Not To Buy Static Mixers “Cheap” From China
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Five Reasons Not To Buy Static Mixers “Cheap” From China

If you’re looking for a cheaper price on static mixers and thinking about buying them from China to do so, there’s a better option out there. Don’t buy static mixers from China: at BTmix, we’ll match any price. Not only that, we make the troublesome compromises usually associated with ordering commodities from China unnecessary. To think: the idea of […]
Paul Gossi Publishes Static Mixer Article
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Paul Gossi Publishes Static Mixer Article

Recently, BTmix’s own Paul Gossi was asked to write for Adhesives and Sealants Industry magazine. His article, “Disposable Static Mixers: A Maturing Industry,” launched on the magazine’s website in early June, and is available for you to read at your convenience. In this article, he briefly outlines the history of the industry and details some of […]
Static Mixers Direct to the Consumer
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Static Mixers Direct to the Consumer

A new report on the global, industrial mixer market (“Global Industrial Mixer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020”) was recently published. And while this report contains much of interest for those of us in the static mixer business, a few observations made therein resonate with what our own Paul Gossi broached in Adhesives and Sealants Industry magazine. In […]
What’s “Static” about Static mixers?
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What’s “Static” about Static mixers?

In his article, “Disposable Static Mixers: A Maturing Industry,” Paul Gossi charts a course from the classic, helical static mixer of the mid to late 1960s, a phase in which each manufacturer custom-made and individually tailored static mixers to a job’s specification, to the large-scale production of plastic, disposable static mixers of which we are perhaps more familiar today. The classic, […]
Feeling Cheesy? An Update on BTmix Mixing Elements
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Feeling Cheesy? An Update on BTmix Mixing Elements

Imagine attending the coldest game in NFL history. The date is December 31, 1967. The 35th NFL championship marks the occasion. 50, 861 people line Lambeau field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. With wind-chill, the thermometer reads negative 46 degrees. No one bothers themselves with thoughts of mixing elements. Both fans and players alike suffer from […]
Small Business Saturday is November 29th
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Small Business Saturday is November 29th

Small Business Saturday is November 29th, the officially recognized day to support small businesses in your neighborhood. These little stores and shops are the seasonings that give your town flavor, character and make it special. In my city of Reno, Nevada, there are so many special small businesses that simply relax you when you enter. […]
BTmix™ Supporting the Entrepreneurial Environment in Reno, NV
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BTmix™ Supporting the Entrepreneurial Environment in Reno, NV

The entrepreneurial climate in Reno, Nevada is quite robust with many fine organizations that help to educate, support and provide resources to the start-up business community.  The Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship at www.NCET.org recently held its very successful Startup Week and 1 Million Cups at http://reno.sites.1millioncups.com has been helping entrepreneurs for some time.  BTmix is proud to work […]
A new Static Mixer Geometry Reported
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A new Static Mixer Geometry Reported

Three University of Wisconsin-Madison students, Eric Ronning, Will Doniger and Brian Pekron have reportedly developed a static mixer with an entirely new geometry that reduces mixing shear stress. The low pressure and low shear stress static mixer can mix delicate reactants together without damage, this is especially useful when mixing long chain organic proteins and […]
Manufacturing Expands in Reno, Nevada
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Manufacturing Expands in Reno, Nevada

The big news in Nevada last week was Tesla and the State of Nevada agreeing to work together to build the $5 billion dollar battery factory a few miles east of Reno. The gigafactory is proposed to be operational in 2017, so there is a lot of construction to do before it opens. While BTmix […]
Culture Drives Value at BTmix
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Culture Drives Value at BTmix

I am constantly reminded of the power of culture to drive an organization, either positively or negatively. I know our culture at BTmix is developing, and developing in the right direction, when I hear our team members constantly using the words quality, value and customer throughout their day. All great companies have cohesive and positive […]
BTmix Solves Manufacturing Problems
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BTmix Solves Manufacturing Problems

Btmix solves two of the biggest problems facing companies using 2 part adhesives today. First, since you can purchase your static mixers or motionless mixers directly from BTmix, who is the manufacturer, you can drastically decrease your manufacturing costs. Second, since BTmix manufacturers here in the USA, we will ship your order out the same […]
BTmix™ Launches New Website
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BTmix™ Launches New Website

The new website was created with the customer experience in mind, designed for compatibility with today’s browsers and mobile devices. Equally important is the design that truly speaks to who is BTmix, not just in what they do as a manufacturer of static mixers, but also conveys the spirit of the company’s culture. The site […]
BTmix Manufacturing: ISO 9001:2008 Certified
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BTmix Manufacturing: ISO 9001:2008 Certified

BTmix, a US manufacturer of motionless mixers (epoxy mix nozzles), recently received their manufacturing plant’s 2014 ISO certification. BTmix is committed to producing low cost and best value in plastic disposable static mixers. Please see our website for more details on our product line and quality commitment.
BTmix Provides Vendor Managed Inventory
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BTmix Provides Vendor Managed Inventory

BTmix manufacturers very high quality bayonet and bell mouth disposable static mixers in the most popular sizes and styles. From our manufacturing plant in Reno, NV we provide vendor managed inventory of all our products and ship the same day an order comes in. Please give us a call to see if have the disposable […]