|Headquarters||Orem, Utah, USA|
|Area served||Global (except for UK)|
|Key people||Tom Dickson, CEO |
|Products||Classic, Designer and Professional Series Blenders |
|Advertising||Will it Blend?|
Blendtec is a company that sells professional and home blenders. It is a division of K-TEC, Inc. The founder of Blendtec is Tom Dickson. The company was founded in 1975 and as of 2015[update] still operates primarily from Orem, Utah.
In February 2006, Blendtec sued Vitamix Corporation for infringing its patents on Blendtec’s “Wild Side” jar design, which Vitamix had copied as its own MP and XP containers. The court concluded Vitamix had infringed Blendtec’s patents, and awarded Blendtec total damages of approximately $24 million, the largest patent-related penalty in the history of Utah.
In July 2013, Blendtec won the 2013 Gold Innovation Award for innovations delivered by Blendtec’s Signature Series™ and Stealth® lines of blenders.
Blendtec is the parent company of a new nutrition company, Blendfresh™, which was launched on July 14, 2014.
- Home Blenders
- Classic 560
- Classic 570
- Classic 575
- Designer 625
- Designer 675
- Designer 725
- Professional 750
- Professional 800
- Tom Dickson Extreme Blender
- Commercial Blenders 
- EZ 600
- Chef 600
- Chef 775
- Connoisseur 825
- Stealth 875
- Self Serve Smoothie Machine
- WildSide Jar
- FourSide Jar
- Twister Jar
- Mini Twister Jar
- Mills & Mixers
- Kitchen Mill
- Mix n' Blend II
- Mixing It Up, New York Times, Rob Walker, August 22, 2008
- Pogue, David (2007-01-05). "Will It Blend?". New York Times. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
- Vitamix Infringement Case Summary Archived February 10, 2011 at the Wayback Machine
- Blendtec snags 2013 Gold Innovation Award
- "Blender company launches new products". ABC4. July 14, 2014.
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