The Home of custom extruders
From lab size to production, The Bonnot Company manufactures custom extruders for a global customer base with a wide range of applications.
For the last 125+ years, The Bonnot Company has been manufacturing extruders and related equipment. From original brick and clay designs, to extruders that process soap, food, rubber & ceramics. Today, the Bonnot Company is the global leader in Catalyst & Rubber processing and is developing new technologies for end-of-life plastics, spent grain dewatering & carbons. Throughout our history, Bonnot has taken a ‘rugged’ design approach, focusing on simple, low maintenance, long life designs that has earned us many loyal customers.
Two things set Bonnot apart; our well-equipped Test Facility, with Extruders of different designs, sizes, screw configurations, temperature control provisions and die options, to optimize a solution for our customers. And our ability to innovate and customize. We are truly custom machine builders, meaning orders are manufactured to a customer specification, for their specific material handling requirements. We are also meticulous record-keepers, supporting custom machines that have been in the field for 70+ years with quality OEM replacement parts.
If you have a material, with a desired processing objective or challenge, give us a call. We’ll no doubt have processed something similar before or be happy engage proactively in solving a new challenge.
Join Exxon, DuPont, 3M, BASF and many more, by entrusting your key processing to Bonnot.
Bonnot has thrived on conducting research and development for its customer’s new and existing products. This has allowed The Bonnot Company to work with its customers from the start to finish of their developmental process, so that the extrusion machinery is designed to fit their specific needs. Our R&D Lab has conducted thousands of trials with a vast array of different products. There is virtually no product we have not attempted to extrude or form.
Bonnot maintains drawings and records on every machine and part we build in order to manufacture replacement parts for all equipment - even parts for machines that have been in service since 1914! We can work with your company to implement a stocking program for you to maintain inventory on commonly used parts. We will work with you to understand your process so we can deliver the right part at the right time.
The strength of our consulting is in listening to our customers’ needs no matter what the application may be. Bonnot Consulting offers services a la carte or packaged together for longer term projects. Bonnot’s value is shown through its experienced hands-on approach to solving problems; along with proven engineering and design that stretches more than 100 years. Our customer base varies widely from the largest corporations in the world to the startup company.
Innovative ideas still do start with ‘back of napkin’ sketches; this is where Bonnot thrives! Bonnot offers custom engineering and design services through the latest technology features state of the art 3-D modeling software that simplifies design and construction. The strength of our customization is in listening to our customers’ needs no matter what the application may be.
Bonnot has field service technicians that are based at our corporate facility in Akron, Ohio. They are available to assist you in troubleshooting and maintenance challenges to installation and startup. Bonnot technicians can come to your site or can assist via teleconference.
Bonnot offers a simple month to month lease on select Bonnot equipment along with select production equipment. Leasing enables customers to conduct product development or run pilot plant production. To execute a lease, we will provide some preliminary information with details of the machinery and send you The Machinery Lease Agreement. This is also available to download on this page. Your signature and first months lease amount is all it takes for us to ship the equipment.
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Bonnot News & Articles
Bonnot Working on Using Protein Extrusion to Process Plants and Other Meat Replacements Over the past few years, many start-ups have approached Bonnot regarding plant-based protein extrusion, looking to capitalize on the increasingly popular trend of marketing meat-free alternatives to consumers. As more people continue to adopt vegan and vegetarian lifestyles, there is a growing […]Read More
Why Bonnot is #1 Globally for Catalyst Extrusion It’s no secret that Bonnot has been around a long time. We’re so old, in fact, that we don’t have Articles of Incorporation — they weren’t necessary in 1891. But what most people don’t know is that we started out making machines to process clay. By the […]Read More
Replace Your Old Rubber Granulator with a Bonnot Rubber Bale Feeder Rubber granulators have been used for over half a century to resize rubber bales into usable chunks for downstream processing. They are designed to run for many years, which is why they’re still prominently used in rubber processing plants. The problem with rubber bale […]Read More
Plastic to Oil: How Bonnot is Turning Plastic into Fuel with Extrusion As Bruce Sterling quipped at the 1994 Living Surfaces Conference in San Francisco, “Today’s solutions are tomorrow’s problems.” This much is especially true of plastic, which has become one of the most divisive materials of our time. While it was a truly revolutionary […]Read More
Hydrocolloid Extrusion for Medical Products The use of hydrocolloids in medical and pharmaceutical applications has been an important development. Because they are a medical implement, hydrocolloids have to be developed and manufactured according to stringent specifications. The Bonnot company has provided extruders for processing hydrocolloids for many of the worlds largest manufacturers. It all begins […]Read More