TUBE NEWS TN December 2017 - Page 13

Graham Engineering Corporation Selects Southwest and Southeast U.S. Partners for American Kuhne Extrusion Systems Agreements Call for Representation by Diversified Plastic Solutions in the Southwest and Southeast Polymer Solutions in the Southeast Graham Engineering Corporation has appointed sales and service representatives for its American Kuhne brand extruders and extrusion systems in two regions of the United States. In the Southwest, Diversified Plastic Solutions will represent the American Kuhne brand in  New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana,  as well as the region of Mexico bordering Texas. Southeast Polymer Solutions is the group selected to represent the American Kuhne brand in the Southeast, including the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, and Alabama. Steve Maxson “We are pleased to partner with Graham Engineering Corporation and to add the industry-leading American Kuhne product line to our offering,” said Dan McKay, president of Southeast. “Graham Engineering Corporation’s extrusion expertise and its American Kuhne equipment line is a fine addition to our capabilities, adding value for customers in the region,” said Brian Reid, president of Diversified. “Southeast and Diversified amplify our presence in these regions with knowledgeable, local professionals focused on the unique needs of extrusion,”  said Steve Maxson, business development director of extrusion for Graham Engineering Corporation. The Graham Group acquired majority interest in American Kuhne in 2012, followed by Graham Engineering Corporation’s acquisition of Welex in June 2013. Together, Graham Engineering, American Kuhne, and Welex create a convergence of leading technologies, people, and capabilities in extrusion. Graham is a privately held company headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, USA. . TUBE NEWS December 2017 13