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July 2021 Issue

Issuing an EverLearn Challenge

Charles Koch sets an expectation for all employees to build strong EverLearn profiles.

What is EverLearn?

See how Koch’s customized network equips all employees to seek and share knowledge.

May I Speak Your Language?

A pair of EverLearn connections lead to a win-win for Koch businesses.

EverLearn in Action

Discover how EverLearn enables Koch companies to share, collaborate and transform.

Raising the Bar

Learn how KES employees more than doubled their number of EverLearn profiles in just six weeks.

MBM Go

Online and offline activities to help you learn Koch’s distinct management philosophy.

April 2021 Issue

Transformations in a Pandemic

Koch companies remained committed to improving products and processes in 2020 despite changing demands.

2020 Hindsight

Efforts to evolve Koch’s IT infrastructure in the past five years made it possible for employees to work remotely on short notice.

Working in Wuhan

After prioritizing employees’ health and safety, Molex focused on serving customers remotely as COVID-19 began to spread.

Arrive Without Travelling

Augmented-reality tools help employees at Koch companies to train and virtually visit facilities.

Prepared to Outperform

By driving creative destruction and embracing new technology, Georgia-Pacific's Building Products group was able to respond to a dramatic increase in demand.

Tissue Issues

When toilet paper became a scarce commodity last year, Georgia-Pacific found new ways to keep rolls on store shelves.

Seeing Double

With more employees working remotely, Flint Hills Resources is using 3D facility scans and monitoring technology to manage operations.

Who is Essential?

Thanks to capability-wide transformation, members of Koch's legal capability across Koch companies are working together more efficiently.

Is That Remotely Possible?

With help from KES and several Koch capabilities, imaging company DarkVision opened its first U.S. location during the global pandemic.

Realizing Your Potential

Charles Koch offers five suggestions for self-actualizing and succeeding in a rapidly changing world.

Find and Be Found with EverLearn

Discover knowledge and expertise with Koch's new enterprisewide search platform.

January 2021 Issue

Koch as a Republic of Science

Koch Labs is an application of the Republic of Science that calls for the sharing of knowledge, which is essential for scientific and social innovation and progress. It is why we strive to continually build knowledge networks of all kinds within the company and throughout the world. I urge you to...

An Experimental Playground

Koch Disruptive Technologies has been able to provide something most funding sources cannot: an effective laboratory for validating complicated concepts.

Metal 3D Printing

“Additive manufacturing — what the world calls 3D printing — still seems new and exciting to most people,” said David Dotson, president of Koch Engineered Solutions. “But even something as new as this is not exempt from transformation. The team at Desktop Metal is ve...

The Last Mile

For sellers of all kinds, it’s the “last mile” — that portion of a delivery’s journey ending at your doorstep — that is the most expensive.

Words for the Wise

Four books in 14 years.  Here’s how to get yours.

October 2020 Issue

Believe in People: Bottom-Up Solutions for a Top-Down World

Charles Koch explains why he and Brian Hooks wrote this new book about bottom-up solutions for a top-down world.

Four Core Institutions of Society

Discover how bottom-up solutions are being implemented in communities, education, business and government.

April 2020 Issue

The New myHR

When government officials around the world began issuing bans and shutdown orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Koch was able to identify employees affected by those orders in record time, thanks to a new technology platform called myHR. “This new tool couldn’t have come at...

All In. All Together.

With all the challenges and disruptions affecting us these days, it would be easy to overlook a significant ­­— and positive — change that happened April 1: the introduction of Koch Global Services Group. KGS is the new name for the shared services teams that have been known b...

Transformative Times

Once again, I want to commend you for all that you are accomplishing during these uncertain and challenging times. The fact that we remain committed to providing the essential products and services that people value and rely on is exemplary. This important work is more vital than ever, and I than...

May 2019 Issue

The Evolution of Criminal Justice Reform

HOW IT ALL BEGAN I was fortunate. I learned this at a very early age growing up in Worcester, Massachusetts, in the 1970s and ‘80s during the advent of the War on Drugs. In hindsight, it had a lot to do with parents who encouraged me and held me accountable, who taught me the differenc...

Molex: Driving Change

When Charles Koch went away to college, one of the things he wanted most was a car. That was something his father, Fred Koch, insisted Charles didn’t need.Without telling Fred, Charles managed to scrape together enough cash to buy “a used Oldsmobile. I think I paid maybe $200 for it. ...

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