November 20, 2018

How we think about our role as a business in society

In my more than two decades at Koch Industries, I have witnessed—and been part of—remarkable transformati...

November 15, 2018

The advantages of working for a business with purpose

Now more than ever, people want companies to stand for something.Askia Ahmad, an IT director at Flint Hills Resources...

November 7, 2018

Military experience translates to success for vets

Every year, roughly 250,000 members of the armed forces take off their uniforms for the last time and step back into ...

November 5, 2018

Meet the women leading the future of science and engineering at Koch

If Dawn Wurst had listened to a well-meaning teacher in high school who told her she shouldn't pursue a career in...

October 30, 2018

Driving transformation with laser-guided autonomous vehicles

Nobody—and nothing is perfect. As Georgia-Pacific master technician Mike Cooper learned, sometimes even a gigan...

September 6, 2018

Koch interns drive change across the company

Across multiple companies at Koch Industries, innovation teams are working on inspired solutions to solve tough chall...

August 17, 2018

Q&A: Women driving growth in manufacturing

American manufacturing is in the midst of a renaissance. As the industry evolves, grows and changes, its workfor...

June 13, 2018

Drones driving transformation at Matador Cattle Company

John Douglas Russell, or J.D. for short, knows his way around a ranch. As a fifth-generation cattleman with Matador C...

June 8, 2018

How entrepreneurs can apply Koch’s vision to their businesses

Focusing on the customer, acting with integrity, and working toward win-win outcomes are just a few ways that busines...

February 5, 2018

A solution for America’s skills gap

America is on the verge of a jobs crisis, and it might not be the kind you’d expect: too many jobs, not enough ...

October 5, 2017

Koch’s Environmental Experts Put Environmental Protection Into Practice

Across Koch Industries and its businesses, they are the enhancers. The seekers of better. They help us challenge the ...

September 13, 2017

Georgia-Pacific to Build State-of-the-Art Lumber Production Facility in Talladega, Alabama

Georgia-Pacific announced today a new lumber production facility in Talladega, Alabama. Construction on the ...

May 23, 2017

RecruitMilitary Recognizes Koch Industries as a 2017 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® Winner

Loveland, OH – RecruitMilitary, the national leader in helping employers connect with high-quality veteran tale...

November 2, 2016

Going Private

After more than 30 years as a warfighter, an Army colonel faces perhaps his most intimidating mission yet. Landing a ...

September 23, 2016

Reporting For Heavy Duty

From Bosnia to Afghanistan to Iraq, our CORDURA® fabrics have had this soldier’s back. Today he’s ret...

August 30, 2016

Koch-Glitsch hosts Mass Transfer School for chemical engineers around the world

Over the last six years, Koch-Glitsch has become more than just a global leader in mass transfer – the company ...

August 29, 2016

And Justice For All

Throughout his life, Koch’s lead attorney has witnessed the devastating results of overcriminalization on the l...

June 30, 2016

Home Sweet Home

Koch employees help make a difference at work and in their communities through volunteer opportunities such as Habita...

June 27, 2016

Want Advice for STEM Success? Find Your Blind Spots and Get Down to Work

I remember the first pair of work boots I wore almost 30 years ago. They were brown and rubber, came up to my hips, a...

May 12, 2016

Working for a Win-Win

If you ask Nathan Underwood about the moment he acquired a passion for farming, his response is that he has never kno...

April 19, 2016

Fighting the Good Fight

When combustible products are part of your business, having a contingency plan for the unexpected simply isn’t ...

March 4, 2016

Wild Side

While interviewing for a job at Flint Hills Resources’ Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount, Minnesota, Joe Allaben ...

February 11, 2016

Building Steam

Women have made tremendous contributions to the innovative, technological landscape we live in today. Here are just a...

February 11, 2016

Force of Nature

“One of my most vivid childhood memories is canoeing on the river with my dad and tipping the canoe and falling...

February 9, 2016

Safekeeping

Why. It’s just a simple three-letter word. But for Dawn Wurst, she’s found her “why” as the D...

January 22, 2016

Endless Imagination

Stephanie Petrina Boyce is a research scientist at the Innovation Institute® for Georgia-Pacific Consumer Product...

January 21, 2016

Steering Windward

More than 90 percent of the world’s raw materials are transported over water. Though the U.S. accounts for roug...

November 30, 2015

Army of Two

Josh and Jenna Witten often carpool to work.After all, as husband and wife, they enjoy each other’s company. An...

November 18, 2015

The Art of Living

Carroll Clatterbaugh should be dead.At age 21, he should have become a tragic statistic – casualty No. 58,210 o...

November 10, 2015

Heroes Walk Among Us

In honor of Veterans Day, we salute everyone who has served in our nation’s military. Here are just a few of th...

November 10, 2015

A Hire Calling: Vets Find Success After Service

Every year, the call to serve our country is one answered by more than 180,000 Americans. Likewise, every year, ...

November 9, 2015

An Opportunity Agenda: The Business Community's Role in Re-Entry

On November 4–6, 2015, the Charles Koch Institute hosted “Advancing Justice: An Agenda for Human Dignity ...

October 26, 2015

The Go-To Guy

Guy Johnson has been intrigued with the way things work since he was just a boy. It’s a curiosity born and nurt...

October 15, 2015

Artie's Girls

When you talk to Artie Jeffery it’s not a discussion. It’s a heart-to-heart. Maybe it’s her vo...

October 2, 2015

Making it Better

Read halfway through this story, and you may just think that it’s about the modern miracle of nylon. Which, we ...

September 22, 2015

Growing a Stronger Planet

Feeding the estimated nine billion of us who will inhabit Earth by the year 2050 will require food to be grown on rou...

September 11, 2015

Little Sister. Big Picture. Full Circle.

Growing up between two brothers, seven-year-old Tessie Arambula was the only girl in a tight-knit family. So when her...

September 9, 2015

Koch Companies Surpass 1,000 Awards Earned Since 2009

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September 4, 2015

Ripple Effect

There is a global water crisis. There was one decades ago when Manny Singh encountered it as a young boy in India. An...

August 19, 2015

Mighty Oakes

Dillon Oakes has never been able to sit still. Not as a pesky three-year-old zipping around the hills at his dad&rsqu...

August 13, 2015

Summit, job fair aimed at transitioning soldiers

The Fort Leavenworth Lamp reports that “representatives from the military, private industry, government and law...

July 28, 2015

Man with a Plan

When Brian Kaiser responded to a “help wanted” ad in the local newspaper 25 years ago, he didn’t re...