Machines & Systems for the Waste to Energy & Recycling Industry

About eFACTOR3

It doesn’t matter what you intend recycle or turn into an alternative fuel. Whether you have to process post industrial waste, C&D waste, MSW (Municipal Solid Waste), post consumer Waste, Paper and Cardboard, paper sludge, wood, carpet, packaging film, agriculture film, plastic or Biomass. With the eFACTOR3 line of equipment you get the best quality equipment. eFACTOR3 offers a large variety of shredding, cleaning, granulating and extrusion equipment along with conveying and separation equipment for the Recycling, Waste and Waste to Energy Industry in North America.

As a turn-key supplier, eFACTOR3 can also supply the systems integration and installation. Whether you need to provide RDF for the cement industry, cubed energy for industrial boiler systems or clean plastic pellets for the production of goods eFACTOR3 can provide your tailored shredding, granulating or complete recycling solution.

Regardless of your application you can count on the following benefits:

  • The right technology for your application
  • High productivity
  • Easy to operate
  • Unsurpassed accessibility for ease of maintenance
  • Low operating cost
  • Low energy consumption

Hartmut Bendfeldt

Before launching eFACTOR3 on August 8th, 2008 Hartmut held various positions in the shredding, grinding and briquetting industry, and he helped launch the North American headquarters of WEIMA America in Charlotte, NC.

As the founder and president, Hartmut has more than 20 years of experience in designing and servicing size reduction technology solutions for a wide range of industries, including woodworking, paper, document destruction, plastics, waste-to-energy (WtE), and recycled medical waste.

Originally from Germany, Hartmut and his family moved to the United States in 2000, and he holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the College of Advanced Technology in Rosenheim, Germany. He is a proud member of the Carolina Recycling Association.

You can contact Hartmut at 877-801-3232, 704-944-3232, or email:

Lisa Weavil

Lisa Weavil joined eFACTOR3 in March of 2011 as Operations Manager. In this position, Lisa handles Project Management, Part Sales, Marketing, Accounting and the general day-to-day operations of our company. She works closely with our Sales and Service Department to ensure that it runs smoothly.

Lisa’s background is quite diverse. Prior to joining eFACTOR3, she owned her own Project Management and Interior Design firm for 10 years specializing in the furniture industry. Prior to opening her own company, she was a Special Event Planner for a 5-State area that included events upwards of 5,000 people plus. She is naturally creative, organized and has a keen sense for design, qualities she puts to use when planning projects and installations. Customers have come to trust Lisa to help them think “outside the box” when it comes to their Recycling needs.

With her broad business experience, Lisa is an integral part of our organization. Please contact Lisa for all your Project Management and Part Sales needs at 877-801-3232, 704-944-3232, or email:

Kevin Barrett

Kevin Barrett joined our staff as a Service Engineer in January of 2012. He has been a great addition to our team! He has over 20 years of electrical and mechanical engineering experience with special emphasis on electrical controls, and process instrumentation. Kevin has held previous roles in plant engineering, technical support, service, sales, and project management.

His work experience is broad and extensive in many different manufacturing processes to include chemical, metal fabrication, high speed assembly, injection molding, extrusion, and plastics processing. He has extensive knowledge in design, and implementation of preventative and predictive maintenance programs for all types of machinery. Kevin’s background also includes former service in the United States Air Force as a Non-Commissioned Officer. He is an "Operation Desert Storm" veteran.

Kevin’s outstanding customer service and support have been a wonderful addition to our company. His low-key, straight forward approach during a time of crisis gives him an edge in any situation. Kevin is very detail oriented, a tenacious problem solver, and an excellent communicator. If you have any questions about any of our Products or Services that we provide at eFACTOR3, LLC, please give Kevin a call at 704.944.3232, 704.258.6261, or email:

Jay Morris

Jay Morris has been with eFACTOR3 since March of 2015 as a Sales Engineer. He has extensive experience in the paper, printing and distribution industries in various sales and marketing roles including territory sales, brand management, new product development and sales management.

Seeing future growth opportunities in the recycled industry, Jay was excited to join eFACTOR3 and represent its unique equipment and service offerings. He enjoys solving the technical challenges facing the recycling industry with value-added solutions.

Jay is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pulp and Paper Technology. He continued his education at the Institute of Paper Chemistry in Appleton, WI with an emphasis on process engineering. You can contact Jay at 704-900-9507 or email at

Alan Jones

Alan Jones joined eFACTOR3 in November of 2017 as a Sales Manager. With over 20 years of industrial sales experience within the plastics industry, he is well-equipped to provide exceptional sales support.

Working side-by-side with his customers on their extrusion, granulating, shredding, cleaning, and recycling projects, Alan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. In addition to discussing standard technical details, he also focuses on helping his customers determine how they can realize greater energy savings, shorten return on investment (ROI), determine accurate total project investment costs, improve product quality, and increase output rates.

Alan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Baylor University located in Waco, Texas. He proudly calls Texas home and provides regional sales support working out of his Dallas/Fort Worth-based office. Alan can be reached at 704-713-5131 (mobile) or via email at

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eFACTOR3 can provide you with a custom tailored waste to energy and recycling solution.

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