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About Paul Faerber

I'm the Director of Engineering at Blendtec. I've been with Blendtec since 2006. Part of what makes my job so fun is our great group of creative, clever, dedicated engineers. I love to engineer products that people use every day—products that people use to achieve their health goals, and sometimes make decadent treats, too!

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family. We love to play games, go on hikes, read, watch movies, and cuddle. Most nights we have healthy smoothies made with our Blendtec blender. Weekends are the perfect time for whole wheat pancakes and crepes. Our kids have come to associate the sound of the blender with a healthy treat!

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Why the Twister Jar Was Developed

Paul Faerber
18 October, 2012

There’s nothing like dipping a cold, crisp apple into warm, creamy almond butter. People used to make nut butters in their FourSide and WildSide jar by adding oil or stopping the blender midcycle to scrape partially blended nuts off the sides of the jar. That worked, but Blendtec’s engineers thought there had to be a better way. We

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What’s in a Square Jar?

Paul Faerber
27 September, 2012

Ever wonder why Blendtec blending jars are square? To understand the answer, imagine you’re a strawberry. And you’re resigned to the fact that you’re about to become a smoothie. If you were dropped into a round blending jar, you’d just get pushed along in a circle, like a super-fast merry-go-round. That’s not so bad for