YORK, PA, U.S.A., December 5, 2019: David Schroeder, president and CEO of Graham Engineering Corporation has promoted Michael Duff to vice president of sales and service.
Mr. Duff joined the company in January 2015 as business development director for extrusion.
“Mike’s experience, coupled with his commitment to our customers’ success, makes him a logical choice to lead our sales and service team,” said Mr. Schroeder.
Mr. Duff joined the company from the packaging technologies division of PolyOne Corporation (formerly Spartech), where he was director of strategic partner development for the thermoforming and rollstock extrusion markets. Previously he had served in project and plant engineering, manufacturing and operations management, technology and product development, and sales and consulting roles, including a 22 year career with Reynolds Food Packaging (formerly KAMA and IVEX Corporations).
He holds a BSc. degree in industrial engineering from Lehigh University.
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 www.grahamengineering.com.
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 www.americankuhne.com.
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 www.welex.com.
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