Koch Industries Incorporated
Partner of the Year
Koch Industries, Inc. (KII) is a private company engaged in the diverse industries of petroleum refining, chemicals, biofuels and ingredients; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control equipment and technologies; electronic components; commodity trading; minerals; energy; glass; ranching; and investments. During the past five years, KII invested more than $1.5 billion in energy efficiency improvement projects. Key 2020 accomplishments include:
- Earning the first ENERGY STAR certification of a pulp mill in the United States, as well as certification for two fertilizer plants along with others in the refining and glass businesses.
- Developing a statistical method for measuring energy intensity across the diverse businesses of the company.
- Improving its energy management system to encompass more than 90 percent of the company’s energy spend and engaging each KII company, including Georgia-Pacific, Flint Hills Refining, Molex, Guardian Industries, INVISTA, and Koch Ag & Energy Solutions.
- Supporting energy management within the ENERGY STAR industrial partner network by sharing strategies for energy management under the extreme business conditions of the past year, including remote technologies.