eFACTOR3, LLC, headquartered in Charlotte North Carolina, is a supplier of shredding and granulating equipment for the recycling and waste to energy industry in North America. Whether you are looking for a single stage shredder or a complex 2-or 3 stage shredding and granulating system, eFACTOR3 offers a full line of pre-shredding, shredding and granulating equipment that is for the recycling of plastic, post consumer or post industrial waste and many other applications. As a turnkey supplier, eFACTOR3 can also supply the conveying, screening and separation equipment, together with the systems integration and installation.

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601 Eagleton Downs Drive, Suite D , Pineville , North Carolina 28134 USA
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Business Type:
Industry Type:
Waste to Energy
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)
Year Founded:
$1,000,000 US - $10,000,000 US

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.

Lisa Weavil
Lisa Weavil joined both eFactor3 and Tria America LLC in March of 2011 as our Operations Manager. As the Operations Manager she will handle the marketing, advertising, sales, accounts payable, accounts receivable and the general day-to-day operations of both of our companies. She will also be working closely with our sales and service department to ensure that it runs smoothly.

Lisa’s background is quite diverse. Her background includes Catering, Special Event Planner, Project Management, Advertising and Marketing in the furniture and design industry and most recently owned her own Project Management and Interior Design firm called Great Expectations. She relocated to Charlotte in August of 2010 and has been an integral part of both companies since March of 2011.