York, PA, U.S.A., March 17, 2020: David Schroeder, president and CEO of Graham Engineering Corporation, has appointed Paul Lemmers vice president of operations.
In this role, Mr. Lemmers will have responsibility for quoting, planning, supply chain, assembly, and project management for all of the company’s product lines and its 157,000 square foot (14,585 square meter) facility in York, Pennsylvania.
“Paul’s lean expertise coupled with his leadership philosophy make him a strong addition to the Graham Engineering team,” said Mr. Schroeder.
Mr. Lemmers joins Graham Engineering Corporation following a 19 year career at Danaher/Fortive Corporation where he served in senior operations roles of progressing responsibility in four of its businesses.
Prior to his career with Danaher/Fortive, he was Facilities Engineering Manager at Lear Corporation. He also served for 5 years as a Nuclear Power Officer, Submarines, in the U.S. Navy following his graduation from the Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program.
Paul Lemmers holds a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from Texas Tech University. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt with additional certifications including Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, Value Stream Mapping, Daily Management, and Problem Solving.
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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