Contech Engineered Solutions Acquires Kahn Culvert

Nov 29, 2012, 08:00 ET from Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Contech Engineered Solutions today acquired certain assets of Kahn Culvert Inc., operating in Paola, Kansas.  Paola is located approximately 45 miles southwest of Kansas City.


The privately-held Kahn Culvert produces corrugated metal culvert drainage products including pipe, slotted drain systems, end sections, joints, fittings and bands. Contech will continue operations of the manufacturing facility in Paola.

This expansion will enhance localized service for Contech customers in Kansas and Missouri, and throughout the Midwest and South Central United States.

"This acquisition is an investment in Contech's growth strategy for our drainage business, and strengthens our footprint in the region," said Ron Keating, President and CEO of Contech. "Kahn Culvert is known for its solid customer relationships, and we look forward to continuing to provide them with this exceptional quality and customer-focused service under the Contech umbrella of engineered products and services."

"We are thankful for the opportunity to have served our customers," said Frederick Kahn, co-owner of Kahn Culvert. "With Contech's excellent reputation, I am confident our customers will experience an easy transition and also benefit from their wide array of infrastructure solutions."

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About Contech Engineered Solutions LLC
As a leading provider of site solution products and services for the civil engineering industry, the Contech portfolio offering includes bridges, drainage, erosion control, retaining walls, sanitary sewer, stormwater and wastewater treatment products. To contact one of Contech's 50 offices or 300 sales and product professionals nationwide, visit or telephone 800-338-1122.

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