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Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Acquires Michigan-Based Manufacturer of Rotary Seals, Tritec Seal

Trelleborg has, through its Trelleborg Sealing Solutions business area, closed on the acquisition of Tritec Seal which produces engineered polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) sealing solutions. The acquisition strengthens Trelleborg’s product portfolio, primarily in rotary seals, while giving the business area access to increased manufacturing capacity. Headquartered in Fenton, MI, with additional manufacturing in Giddings, TX, Tritec Seal […]

TRITEC Performance Solutions Announces Acquisition of Race-Tec and Blue Diamond

FENTON, MI, June 19, 2019 – TRITEC Performance Solutions, a leader in the engineering and manufacture of sealing solutions and critical components, has recently acquired Race-Tec, supplier of custom-made, high performance sealing solutions and vibration isolation components. In addition, TRITEC also adds to its portfolio further with the acquisition of Race-Tec’s sister company, Blue Diamond, […]

TRITEC Performance Solutions Acquires Leeco Industrial Plastics, Inc.

SWARTZ CREEK, Michigan – May 7, 2018. TRITEC Performance Solutions (“TRITEC”), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Leeco Industrial Plastics, Inc. (“Leeco”) located in Giddings, TX, expanding their reach, machining capabilities, and product line. TRITEC Performance Solutions, an Edgewater Capital Partners (“Edgewater”) company, is located in Swartz Creek, MI. “Leeco brings a heritage of […]

How PTFE Helps the Mining Industry

The mining industry is complex. It requires precision in all areas, and reliable equipment that can perform in extreme conditions without fail. Think of a cutter head tunneling into the earth, or a mining truck carrying a 400 ton payload. It takes extensive training and expertise to operate this machinery, and the ability to trust […]

How PTFE Keeps Your Favorite Recreational Vehicles Safe

It’s November, and in Michigan, that means boat season is over, but for many other parts of the county, boating is a year-round pleasure. The same is true for all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). In the warmer months, we take them off-roading, and in the winter, we’ve seen kind neighbors hooking plows to their ATVs and helping […]

The Art of Blending, Molding, and Sintering PTFE

The double digit growth of the Chinese economy in the early 2000s was a boon for many industries and companies. However, it was also the beginning of the demise of the quality supply chain management of raw materials. This affected the demand of PTFE resin – the demand was so high for PTFE resin that soon […]

PTFE and Agriculture

Long gone are the days when farmers only needed a horse and plow to tend to their fields. In fact, technological advances are made every day in the farming industry because it’s such an incredibly essential part of our economy! Farming is also quite complex – there’s a lot that goes into the planting, growing, […]

Success Story Series: Baldor Electric Company

Premature equipment failures miles under the Earth’s surface are what prompted Baldor Electric Company to contact TRITEC for help. Baldor Electric Company predominately used elastomer seals in their electric motors that were powering Joy Global mining equipment. As the need for more output was soaring, less tonnage was being extracted from the Earth because of the […]

Where You’ll Find PTFE in Motorsports

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) has an interesting history and has been used in a number of ways over the years. There is, of course, the best-known PTFE brand Teflon® – the miracle cookware coating. But PTFE is also used in aerospace and computer wiring, and it’s even coated the fiberglass dome of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis. […]

Success Story Series: Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll Rand first called TRITEC for help after their compressors began experiencing catastrophic failure at astonishing rates. Our engineers stepped in and analyzed what was causing the mechanical seals to fail. The problem? We determined that the seals were under-lubricated, causing them to run dry and then fail as a result. We designed a complete specialized […]