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.

 Graham Engineering is the global standard in wheel and industrial extrusion blow molding solutions, with 400 installations in 20 countries. Graham Engineering offers package design, product development and processing expertise, along with monolayer, multilayer, and barrier extrusion blow molding equipment and technology upgrades. Visit

 American Kuhne is the preferred provider of engineered solutions for plastics, rubber, and silicone extrusion. American Kuhne solutions comprise standard and custom single screw extruders, feed screws, extrusion systems, and specialized turnkey systems for laboratory, medical tubing, narrow web, wire and cable, pipe, tubing, and profile applications. Visit

 Welex is the global standard in high performance sheet extrusion solutions, with over four decades of leadership. Welex solutions are installed in more than 3,000 customer locations in 69 countries. The company’s innovations include co-extrusion and multi-layer methods that lead the industry as well as dozens of barrier lines installed globally. Visit



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