Koch Enterprises, a fifth-generation family business, is proud to announce its 150th anniversary. Founded in 1873, the company has grown and evolved over the years but has remained true to its core values of integrity, respect for people, customer focus, continuous improvement, and community involvement.
The Evansville based company employs more than 2,600 people across 13 states and four countries including: U.S., Canada, Mexico, and England.
Koch Enterprises, which started as a tin shop, now encompasses a diverse portfolio of eight businesses including: Audubon Metals, metals recycler; Gibbs, automotive parts manufacturer; Koch Air, HVAC distributor; Koch Finishing Systems, finishing systems provider; South Western Communications, communication systems integrator; Brake Supply, heavy equipment re-manufacturer; Amprod, manufacturer of telecom enclosures and food processing equipment; and Promenade, real estate developer.
“Now more than ever, Koch Enterprises invests in our people,” said Kevin Koch, Koch Enterprises’ President and CEO. “We look forward to continued growth and development of our people as they are critical to our success.” Koch states, “We are honored to have reached this milestone. For 150 years, our dedicated team members and family have been committed to building a business that not only succeeds but also makes a positive impact on the communities where we have operations. We look forward to the opportunity to continue to serve for many more years.”