Donald C. Graham elected to Plastics Hall of Fame

Donald C. Graham, the founder of Graham Engineering (York, Penn.) and The Graham Group, was recently elected to the Plastics Hall of Fame and will be inducted during a ceremony at NPE2018 in May in Orlando, Florida. Graham received his bachelor degree in mechanical engineering and his masters degree in industrial engineering and business management

Graham Engineering announces new process engineer

Graham Engineering has announced that it has appointed Brad Lovelace as its new process engineer. Lovelace will be a part of the process technology team at the company and will be responsible for technical and customer support like product development, product and system testing. “Brad brings a demonstrated track record of medical extrusion operations and

Fluoropolymer medical tubing: What you need to know

Here are some important considerations when it comes to extrusion equipment and safety related to processing fluoropolymer medical tubing. Steve Maxson, Graham Engineering Corp. Medical tubing processors are showing more interest when it comes to venturing into the world of fluoropolymers – and for good reason. Materials such as FEP, PFA, PVDF and ETFE are

Medical extrusion conference to be held outside Minneapolis

The Spotlight Medical Extrusion & Secondary Operations Conference will be held Nov. 7 at the Marriott Minneapolis West in St. Louis Park, Minn., according to its organizer Steve Maxson, Graham Engineering Corp.’s director of business development for extrusion. “The focus of our Spotlight conferences is on medical extrusion and secondary operations such as over-molding and tipping for catheters and

Bluestar Silicones and Graham Engineering partner for medical tubing testing and development

Graham Engineering and Bluestar Silicones jointly announced that Graham Engineering will lend equipment, including an American Kuhne 1.5 in. ULTRA RS silicone lab extruder and extrusion processing expertise, to create a silicone extrusion line at Bluestar Silicones’s 226,000 square foot technical center in York, S.C. for the collaboration. The site includes state-of-the-art clean rooms and

Graham Engineering and Conair enter into reciprocal equipment consignment agreement

As part of ongoing collaboration in extrusion process development, Graham Engineering and The Conair Group have agreed on an exchange of equipment that will be used in each company’s extrusion laboratory for development and innovation of technology for medical tubing. Graham will provide a 1-in. American Kuhne ULTRA CR extruder with AKcess touchscreen to Conair’s

Graham Engineering appoints Steve Maxson Global Director of Business Development – Medical

Robert Deitrick, vice president of global sales for Graham Engineering Corporation, has appointed Steve Maxson to be the company’s global director of business development – medical. “Steve brings more than 15 years of experience in medical extrusion technology, product development, and sales,” said Deitrick. “For our medical customers and prospects, he is a recognized innovator