Chemical Engineering

Innovating Modular Construction

For The Chemical Processing Industry

For over 40 years, Koch Modular has successfully designed and constructed mass transfer systems for the worldwide Chemical Processing Industry. Our customers rely upon us for quality products and technical expertise.

Koch Modular is the recognized authority for technical innovation, economic optimization, and modular solutions that deliver strategic execution for small-scale to complex projects. We call this ModularLaunch™.

Koch Modular’s unique combination of chemical process technology development, design and construction expertise positions our developing technology customers on a faster route from lab scale development to successful market ready production. Let us be your Innovation Partner.

Past Modular Projects

Previous Experience

Koch Modular specializes in the design and manufacturing of modular mass transfer systems for the chemical process industry. Headquartered in Paramus, New Jersey, our highly-skilled team combines a unique blend of single-source capabilities that provide a true step-change in process, product and project delivery in the chemical process industry. No one comes close to the full breadth of excellence in complete project solutions.

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Our Experience
Your Growth

Koch Modular designs every modular distillation and chemical separation system to meet the specific needs of each customer. Our products are sold with a Process Performance Guarantee. Our systems are typically designed for solvent recovery, chemical purification, steam & wastewater stripping, environmental regulation compliance, carbon dioxide & acid gas absorption, and more. Our technical expertise includes binary and multicomponent distillation, extractive distillation, azeotropic distillation, reactive distillation, batch distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, gas absorption, reaction kinetics, heat transfer, shell and tube exchanger design, fluid flow, instrumentation, and control system automation.

Why should you choose modular construction from Koch Modular for your chemical plant over conventional field construction? Here are 5 of the most common reasons our customers give. Also, read more in “Moving to Modular” from Chemical Engineering Magazine.

We also provide process studies, laboratory and pilot plant testing, VLE development, and complete chemical plant process design engineering packages.

Koch Modular Executive Team

Leaders of Chemical Process Engineering

Koch Modular specializes in the design and manufacturing of modular mass transfer systems for the chemical process industry. Headquartered in Paramus, New Jersey, our highly-skilled team combines a unique blend of single-source capabilities that together, provide a true step-change in process, product and project delivery in the chemical process industry. Nowhere else in the industry can be found the full breadth of excellence in complete project solutions.

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George J. Schlowsky, P.E. – President

A chemical engineer with 48 years of experience in the process design of all types of chemical manufacturing Read More

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Alan H. Erickson, P.E. – Vice President

A chemical engineer with 35 years of experience in the process design, startup, and project management of chemical Read More

Thomas A. Schafer – Vice President

Thomas A. Schafer – Vice President

A chemical engineer with 38 years of experience in the process design, operations management, cost estimating, plant layout, Read More

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Brian Loftus – Vice President

A chemical engineer with 20 years of experience in the project planning, cost estimating, plant layout and process Read More

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Wendy Parker, P.E. – Vice President

A chemical engineer with 29 years of experience in process development, pilot plant management and the design of Read More

Latest Articles and Publications

April 2021

Modular Construction: Always Considered, Now COVID-Necessary

The COVID-19 pandemic created a sequence of changes across all industries, and the chemical sector has not been immune to the impact of this global health crisis. What used to…
January 2021

Bio-Based Plastic

Koch Modular was initially approached for their demonstrated optimization expertise in reaction, distillation and filtration unit operations. One of the technical challenges the company faced was determining how to compensate…
January 2021

Ammonia Recovery

Ammonia absorption and recovery projects are not a unique challenge for the Koch Modular process team. They have a high level of experience in this area and with an abundance…
January 2021

General Presentation of Koch Modular

Koch Modular worked on a Carbon Capture Project to help a client design a modular pilot plant system as part of the first ever operating carbon capture and storage facility.…
January 2021

Liquid-Liquid Extraction

Koch Modular worked on a Carbon Capture Project to help a client design a modular pilot plant system as part of the first ever operating carbon capture and storage facility.…
January 2021

Automation and Control System Capabilities

Koch Modular worked on a Carbon Capture Project to help a client design a modular pilot plant system as part of the first ever operating carbon capture and storage facility.…
January 2021

KMPS Extraction Column Installation

Glass-lined KARR® Column used for extracting an organic acid from a solvent/monomer feed stream, using water as the solvent. This column is used to extract >90 of the acid prior…
January 2021

Modular Construction Overview

Why should you choose modular construction from Koch Modular Process Systems over conventional field construction? The five most common reasons our customers give are shorter schedules, lower cost/lump sum bid,…