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Kovalus to Invest More Than $20M in State-of-the-Art Spiral Assembly Factory

Kovalus Separation Solutions, formerly known as Koch Separation Solutions, is making a significant investment of over $20 million dollars in a new 140,000 sq-ft (14k m2) state-of-the-art facility for spiral membrane element assembly in Mexico. This new facility will enable a 50% expansion in spiral membrane production capacity, effectively addressing the growing market demands in the Food, Beverage, Life Science, and Industrial sectors. Read more.


Name Change: Koch Separation Solutions is Changing its Name to Kovalus Separation Solutions, LLC

As you may be aware, Koch Separation Solutions has been acquired by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (“Sun Capital”), a leading private investment firm focused on defensible businesses in growing markets with tangible performance improvement opportunities. 

Since we are no longer a part of Koch Industries, we have changed our name from Koch Separation Solutions to Kovalus Separation Solutions, LLC. Our new name reflects both our legacy of offering cutting-edge separation technologies and our vision to create value for our customers. Read more.


Henkel Adhesive Technologies Presents Solvent- and Chromium-free Pretreatment

Henkel Adhesive Technologies (Dusseldorf, Germany) has expanded its production capacities in Montornès del Vallès, Spain, adding solvent- and chromium-free innovations for the pretreatment of metals in coating plants to its European portfolio. Starting this year, lubricants, cleaners and surface treatments are being produced CO2-neutrally. In taking this strategic decision, Henkel is responding to rising customer demand and investing in continuous product optimization. Read more.


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