Adams Engineers and Equipment, Inc. was established in 1991 to sell plastic processing equipment in the Southern United States and Northern Mexico by providing our customers with value added engineering services and process knowledge. Since then, the primary and auxiliary plastic processing equipment product line has been expanded to offer customers a broad range of equipment solutions. Adams Engineers and Equipment has proven to be a stable and reliable source of equipment and engineering expertise over time.

The sales engineers at Adams Engineers and Equipment have over 120 cumulative years of experience in the plastics industry, with an average tenure of 31 industry years and 13 years associated with the company. Each member of the Adams team has a background in one or more of the following areas: injection molding, extrusion processing, plant management, tooling and part sourcing, downstream extrusion equipment design and manufacturing, material handling and process cooling system design, and OEM equipment marketing. The primary sales territory includes Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Northern Mexico. There are additional territories of Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia where not all product lines are sold.

Cliff Adams founded Adams Engineers and Equipment, Inc. in Tyler, Texas. He is an Industrial Engineering graduate of Texas A&M University and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. Cliff also holds an MBA from the University of Houston with emphasis in operations management and industrial marketing. Cliff is trained in Six-Sigma and LEAN management techniques. Prior to establishing Adams Engineers, Cliff managed a custom injection molding company; he also worked for a cable extrusion and connector injection molding company.
Don Gruber has an extensive background including training in technical service, sales, and manufacturing. Throughout his 4 decades of experience as a service technician, sales representative, and a regional sales manager for injection molding machinery and material handling equipment manufacturers, Don has developed the expertise to assess, optimize, troubleshoot, and repair plastic processing equipment.  Don has worked with many of the plastic processors in the Adams Engineers and Equipment territory and will be providing Technical Services as well as equipment sales. 
David Salls received an Industrial Engineering degree from Texas Tech University. Dave is originally from Greenville, Texas. He gained experience in the plastic processing equipment industry while working for an OEM of injection molding machines and extruders. He has been a member of the Adams Engineers team since 1992, becoming a reliable source of injection molding and extrusion process equipment for his customers in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and parts of northeast Texas.
Steve White has worked with Adams Engineers since 1991. Steve is a native of Fort Worth, Texas and has over 30 years of experience in the plastic processing equipment industry. He has developed expertise in extrusion down stream equipment design, as well as process cooling and material handling systems. Steve worked as an equipment design and applications engineer prior to joining Adams Engineers. Steve’s customers in north, central, southeast, and west Texas depend on him for plastic processing equipment solutions that deliver targeted return on investments.
Jake Adams holds an Industrial and Systems Engineering degree from Texas A&M University with a certificate in project management, and a minor in business administration. Jake has completed the first step in obtaining a Professional Engineer's license in the State of Texas by sucessfully completing the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination and securing the Engineer in Training (EIT) designation. Jake is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt and has ISO 9001 audit training.
Matthew R Williams received his bachelor's degree in Polymer Science from the University of Southern Mississippi. He has a background in the characterization and analysis of polymeric materials. Matthew also has experience in plastics processing and quality engineering including certification in Kaizen and 5S methods and ISO 9001 auditor training. He currently resides in Tennessee. Matthew is responsible for the Tennessee & Alabama area.
Alexander Whatley is the newest member of the Adams Engineers & Equipment team as the Business Development Manager. Alexander is a degreed engineer who worked for Eastman Chemical as a Staff Industrial Engineer (Longview, Texas), and Sales Representative/Territory Manager on the West Coast (11 states) for 12 years. While at Eastman's Specialty Plastics division, Alexander sold engineering resins (PETG) working directly with processors and distributors in the field. Alexander will be responsible for new account and product line sales growth across the entire ADAMS territory. He will work closely with the ADAMS Engineers sales team in the field, and support inside sales.













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