Koch Modular Executive Team: Leaders of Chemical Process Engineering

Koch Modular clients spend a great deal of time in conversation – conversations that regularly include the top executives in the company. Were you aware that first conversations with Koch Modular are always with a chemical engineer?

Each of Koch Modular’s four Corporate Officers is a degreed chemical engineer with an average of 35+ years of experience in complete project solutions. This Executive Team is complemented by a team strong in complex separations process design, pilot plant data generation, financial and capital project planning and cost estimation, and plant layout, alongside a project management team experienced in all aspects of detailed design, procurement and modular construction.

Our clients, small and large, appreciate having Koch Modular’s top team involved in finding the best solution for them. Koch Modular’s most senior executives are often involved in around-the-table collaborative exchanges that utilize our rapid learning, rapid uptake skill set and result in some straight talk.

George J. Schlowsky, P.E. – President

A chemical engineer with 48 years of experience in the process design of all types of chemical manufacturing plants. Specific expertise in complex separations processes and equipment design, including distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, absorption and adsorption, crystallization, reactive distillation, organic synthesis, heat transfer and fluid flow, process control and instrumentation. George holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

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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 manufacturing plants. Specific expertise in computer simulations of entire recovery plants, design of unit operations such as evaporation, distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, absorption and adsorption, heat transfer and fluid flow, complete process control systems and instrumentation. Alan holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University.

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Thomas A. Schafer – Vice President

A chemical engineer with 38 years of experience in the process design, operations management, cost estimating, plant layout, and sales & marketing. Specific expertise in equipment design, including distillation, heat transfer, fluid flow, and process control. Tom holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College.

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Brian Loftus – Vice President

A B.S. chemical engineer from Virginia Polytechnic Institute with 20 years of experience in the project planning, cost estimating, plant layout and process design of chemical manufacturing plants. Involved in all aspects of contract development, sales and marketing. Specific expertise includes partnering with innovative chemical technology companies on their concept to commercialization pathway, including process conceptualization, cap ex and op ex modeling, pilot plant proof of concept, detailed engineering, construction and funding strategy consultation.

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