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Innovative Chemical Processes – Developing Technology Companies

August 2017

When you start with a great process idea, or even just a great new application of an innovative chemical process, bringing that idea to full-scale...

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On The Trail of Don Glatz On His Liquid-Liquid Extraction Travels

June 2017

As Manager of Extraction Technology at Koch Modular Process Systems, Don Glatz certainly gets around. You may have been able to track him down in Brazil when...

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Capturing CO2 from Power Plant for Underground Sequestration

May 2017

BACKGROUND. No one realized the implications of the CO2 capture project that came through on Koch’s web inquiry page. This project, which would end up in the New...

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The Left Hand Always Knows What The Right is Doing

January 2017

Chemical processing industry projects still suffer from poor communication. The ole’ left-hand, right-hand lack of coordination still plagues projects today, even with the availability of...

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The Case of the Fermentation Broth & the Process Performance Guarantee

November 2016

The client was a private greenfield biorefining company that converted biomass to renewable chemicals. Challenges were myriad, starting with the puzzle of extracting acetic acid from an aqueous...

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