Press Releases

Highly Anticipated Return of Fluid Systems® Products
Published Date: September 18, 2017
Koch Membrane Solutions is pleased to announce the return of the FLUID SYSTEMS® nanofiltration (NF) and reverse osmosis (RO) product lines.
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KMS to Showcase Filtration Solutions for the Beverage Industry at Drinktec in Munich, Germany
Published Date: September 04, 2017
Our wide range of filtration systems specifically designed for the wine, beer, spirits and juice industries will be highlighted, including the Wine-COR, Lees-COR, Beer-COR and SUPER-COR® system families. These systems use hollow fiber and tubular membranes, utilizing crossflow microfiltration and ultrafiltration technologies to filter undesirable solids without affecting flavor, mouthfeel, aroma, color, taste or foam stability.
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Indian Hospital Receives Special Award for their KMS PURON® MBR Wastewater Treatment System
Published Date: July 17, 2017
Koch Membrane Systems has supplied PURON Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) technology for sewage treatment to the Starcare Hospital in Kerala, South India. After one year of operation, the hospital received a special award for the best Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) by the Kerala State Pollution Control Board.
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ADM Selects KMS’s PURON® HF Ultrafiltration System for Plant Upgrade
Published Date: May 01, 2017
Koch Membrane Systems announced in conjunction with Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) the planned upgrade of the water treatment plant for ADM’s Southern Cellulose facility in Chattanooga, TN. The facility, which processes cotton fiber to produce rolled cellulose, intends to replace their aging settling ponds, clarifier and sand filtration treatment system with a KMS PURON® HF submerged ultrafiltration system.
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KMS KONSOLIDATOR Implemented in Large Waste Treatment Plant in England
Published Date: April 11, 2017
Koch Membrane Systems announced in conjunction with Oates Environmental Ltd. the recent opening of the Carr Crofts Waste Treatment Facility and Waste Transfer Station, a new waste treatment plant in Leeds, W. Yorkshire, England.
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KMS Launches Causti-COR™ Nanofiltration Systems for Caustic Recovery
Published Date: March 13, 2017
Koch Membrane Systems announced the launch of Causti-COR Nanofiltration Standard Systems for caustic recovery and reuse. These systems are specifically designed to recover and purify caustic for reuse in food, beverage and industrial applications.
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KMS Launches Next Generation Dairy-Pro™ Sanitary Spiral Wound Elements
Published Date: April 19, 2016
Koch Membrane Systems to Launch Next Generation Dairy-Pro™ Sanitary Spiral Wound Elements at International Cheese Technology Exposition (ICTE). New Element Makes Dairy Processing Safer and More Efficient.
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KMS Announces Executive Management Changes
Published Date: January 27, 2016
Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) announced executive management changes appointing Manny Singh as President and Mark Farrell as Chief Operating Officer.
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Largest Membrane Bioreactor System in Europe Utilizes PURON® MBR Modules
Published Date: December 16, 2015
The largest MBR plant in Europe is now fully operational treating 100% of its incoming capacity with KMS PURON® MBR modules.
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KMS Launches PULSION, the next generation MBR
Published Date: October 07, 2015
KMS announced that it will launch PULSION MBR at WEFTEC on September 28th, 2015. PULSION MBR represents the next generation of MBR technology built on the same robust membrane utilized in PURON® MBR systems all over the world.
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KMS Selected to Supply PURON® MBR Technology for the Woolston Wastewater Treatment Works Project
Published Date: July 28, 2015
KMS has been selected to provide its PURON® MBR modules for the upgrade and expansion of the Woolston Wastewater Treatment Works near Southampton, Hampshire, UK. The plant is owned and operated by Southern Water.
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KMS Names M. Hatem Bouattour Regional Sales Representative for North Africa for Water and Wastewater
Published Date: July 29, 2014
KMS has announced the appointment of M. Hatem Bouattour as an independent sales representative. In this capacity, he will assist KMS with the marketing and sales of its water and wastewater products for the region, including Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria, and provide a French-speaking liaison between KMS and end-users and engineers within that part of the world.
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Koch Membrane Systems to Provide PURON® MBR Modules for Oil Refinery in Russia
Published Date: July 17, 2014
KMS has been selected to provide PURON® MBR modules for the upgrade of a wastewater treatment plant at a refinery in Russia. The system is designed for an average flow of 24,000 cubic meters per day (6.3M GPD), with peaks of up to 28,800 m³/d (7.6M GPD). Start-up is scheduled for 2015.
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KMS Installs PURON® MBR Ultrafiltration Modules at Chemical Plant in Eastern China
Published Date: July 17, 2014
KMS supplied PURON® membrane bioreactor (MBR) ultrafiltration (UF) modules for use at a key chemical plant in Eastern China. The system is the first large application of the PURON MBR product in the chemicals industry in China.
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KMS Installs PURON® HF Modules at a Major Steel Mill in Inner Mongolia
Published Date: July 14, 2014
KMS installed its PURON® HF ultrafiltration (UF) modules at a major steel mill in Inner Mongolia, China. The system is the first large application of the PURON HF product in the metals industry, with a capacity of 57,600 cubic meters per day (15.2M gallons per day).
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KMS Provides PURON® MBR Ultrafiltration Modules for Power Plant in Inner Mongolia
Published Date: July 14, 2014
KMS supplied PURON® membrane bioreactor (MBR) ultrafiltration modules to a power plant located in Inner Mongolia, China. The project is the first in China's power industry to use PURON® MBR membranes for water reuse.
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KMS Retrofits Del Rio Water Treatment Plant with TARGA™ II Hollow Fiber UF Cartridges
Published Date: April 30, 2014
KMS offered the city of DelRio a viable and affordable solution, utilizing KMS’ TARGA™ II hollow fiber UF membrane cartridges.
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Milan Palmowski Promoted to Sales Engineer, Automotive & Appliance, Dach Region
Published Date: March 14, 2014
Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. announces that it has promoted Milan Palmowski to Sales Engineer, Automotive & Appliance for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH Region).
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Christian Konrad Named Sales Manager, Industrial & Life Sciences, Dach Region
Published Date: March 14, 2014
Koch Membrane Systems has hired Christian Konrad as Sales Manager, Industrial & Life Sciences for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH Region).
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Free Webinar: Advanced Hollow Fiber UF Membranes Improve Performance in Tertiary Water Treatment
Published Date: January 29, 2014
Christoph Thiemig of Koch Membrane Systems and André Lermontov, D.Sc of Águas do Brasil, will be joined by Nigel Horan of Aqua Envrio and Alan Burrows, Editor of Filtration and Separation, on February 18 to discuss this topic.
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Koch Membrane Systems Sponsors WEX Global 2014
Published Date: January 20, 2014
Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) announced today that it will sponsor and attend the upcoming WEX Global 2014 conference.
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PURON® MBR at Ma’amir Sewage Treatment Plant Reaches 1-Year Milestone
Published Date: December 13, 2013
Sewage treatment plant produces water suitable for irrigation and industrial reuse
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KMS launches NEW MegaPure™ Hollow Fiber Ultrafiltration product line
Published Date: October 07, 2013
Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. (KMS), a Koch Chemical Technology Group, LLC Company, announced the official release of its new MegaPure™ hollow fiber product line, designed for high-solids water and wastewater applications.
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Coley Ali to Lead Sales and Business Development for Western U.S. and Canada, Water & Wastewater
Published Date: March 29, 2013
Coley Ali has joined Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. (KMS) as Regional Manager, Western United States and Canada to direct the commercial development of the water and wastewater business for the region.
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KMS Names Matias Amor Regional Sales Manager, Water & Wastewater, Iberia
Published Date: February 12, 2013
Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) has announced that Matias Amor has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager, Water and Wastewater for Spain and Portugal.
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KMS Names Bill Musiak North American Commercial Director, Water and Wastewater
Published Date: January 16, 2013
Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. (KMS) has announced that Bill Musiak has joined the company as Commercial Director, Water and Wastewater for North America.
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Aquapolo Wins Brazilian National Water Agency Award
Published Date: January 02, 2013
Koch Membrane Systems is Key Participant in Pivotal Water Reuse Project
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KMS to Showcase WINEFILTER™ Products at Unified Wine & Grape Symposium
Published Date: January 02, 2013
Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. (KMS) will be an exhibitor at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, taking place January 29-31 in Sacramento, Calif. KMS will present the WINEFILTER crossflow microfiltration element at booth 912 at the show.
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KMS Names Martin Awe as EMEA Commercial Director for ILS
Published Date: December 12, 2012
Martin Awe has been named Commercial Director, Industrial & Life Sciences (ILS), for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) for the Koch Membrane Systems division of Koch Chemical Technology Group Ltd. (KMS).
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KMS Membrane Technology Honoured for Environmental Best Practice
Published Date: November 27, 2012
FDT Consulting Engineers (Ireland) and KMS win Gold International Green Apple Award
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KMS Introduces the PURON® HF Module at WEFTEC
Published Date: August 21, 2012
Newly-designed for High Flow, High Solids Water Applications
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KMS Hires Jack Noble as EMEA Commercial Director
Published Date: July 24, 2012
Koch Membrane Systems’ division of Koch Chemical Technology Group Ltd. (KMS), announces that Jack Noble has joined the company in the role of Commercial Director, Water and Wastewater for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
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KMS Showcases Water Management Solutions at SIWW 2012
Published Date: June 07, 2012
Learn About Urban Water Treatment Products at Booth L24
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KMS Features Next-Generation Flagship Products at ACE12
Published Date: May 01, 2012
Learn About New Product Enhancements at Booth 2507
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Dr. Mark Rizzone Receives Brewer Award
Published Date: April 19, 2012
Dr. Mark Rizzone has been awarded the Electrocoat Association’s prestigious George E. F. Brewer Award. Dr. Rizzone is Business Manager in Koch Membrane Systems’ Industrial & Life Sciences Group.
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Koch Membrane Systems Announces Next-Generation Nanofiltration Element
Published Date: April 04, 2012
This unique spiral membrane is ideal for a variety of sanitary applications in the dairy, food and beverage, industrial biotechnology and pharmaceutical intermediates markets.
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KMS to Showcase Water Treatment Solutions at Texas Water 2012
Published Date: March 07, 2012
The TARGA® II Hollow Fiber UF system and the PURON® PSH1800 MBR system are the latest generations of KMS’ flagship products for the water and wastewater market.
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KMS Announces North American Launch of Next-Generation Nanofiltration Element at ICTE 2012
Published Date: February 29, 2012
Koch Membrane Systems will present the SR™3D, along with its other leading products for the dairy industry, at Booth 211 at the International Cheese Technology Expo.
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KMS to Launch Next-Generation Nanofiltration Element at Anuga
Published Date: February 20, 2012
Unique Spiral Membrane Reduces Filtration Costs and Increases Salt Passage
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KMS Hires Ravi Subramanian as Regional Commercial Manager, Singapore
Published Date: February 09, 2012
Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) has hired Ravichandran Subramanian as Regional Commercial Manager. He will be responsible for developing the markets for all KMS products in Southeast Asia for both the Water & Wastewater and the Industrial & Life Sciences divisions of the company.
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Koch Membrane Systems Sponsors AWWA Webcast
Published Date: February 09, 2012
Koch Membrane Systems, in cooperation with the American Water Works Association, presented a webcast titled TARGA® II: KMS’ Next Generation Hollow Fiber Product.
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Koch Membrane Systems Launches UF and MBR Products to the Spanish Market at SMAGUA
Published Date: February 07, 2012
Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) will launch two next-generation membrane products at SMAGUA 2012. The 20th International Water and Irrigation Exhibition will take place March 6-9 at the Feria Zaragoza Exhibition Center in Zaragoza, Spain.
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KMS to Showcase Food Processing Technology at FOTEG ISTANBUL 2012
Published Date: February 07, 2012
Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) will showcase its complete range of food processing membrane filtration products at FOTEG ISTANBUL 2012, the International Trade Fair for Food Processing Technologies.
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Koch Membrane Systems Sponsors Dairy Foods Webcast
Published Date: January 03, 2012
KMS Presents Innovative Solutions to the Unique Problems of Dairy Processing
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KMS to Showcase WINEFILTER™ Products at Unified Wine & Grape Symposium
Published Date: January 03, 2012
KMS pioneered the use of crossflow membranes in the wine industry with KMS WINEFILTER cartridges and systems, products that are well known for the production of clear, stable, flavorful wines.
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KMS to Install New Wastewater Recycling System in China
Published Date: November 28, 2011
Project Conserves Fresh Water Supply and Meets Strict Discharge Standards
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KMS Promotes Carlos Rodrigues to Business Development Manager, Industrial & Life Sciences
Published Date: October 18, 2011
“Carlos is well respected by our customers and partners, and has played a primary role in increasing KMS’ presence in the South American juice and citrus business,” said John Morrison, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
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KMS Launches New UF and MBR Product Generations at Aquatech 2011
Published Date: September 14, 2011
Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) will launch several next-generation membrane products at AQUATECH 2011. The world’s leading exhibition for process, drinking and wastewater is set for 1-4 Nov. in Amsterdam.
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KMS Introduces New PURON® Membrane Bioreactor at WEFTEC 2011
Published Date: September 07, 2011
The new PURON PSH1800 MBR product offers superior solids management and reduced energy and life-cycle costs with a 10 percent lower aeration requirement and a 10 percent greater surface area than competitive products, and up to a 25 percent capacity increase from previous PURON generations. The new module is one of highest packing density, smallest footprint MBR modules available in the marketplace. In addition to the PSH1800, KMS is offering the PSH300 and PSH600, both compatible with other commercial MBR systems.
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KMS Showcases TARGA® II HF System at Fitabes 2011
Published Date: August 15, 2011
KMS, a world-class developer and manufacturer of innovative membranes and membrane filtration systems, will display the TARGA II HF system and its other innovative water-treatment solutions at booth F07 at the conference, scheduled for September 25-28 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Chinese City's New Wastewater System Designed to Meet Discharge Standards and Save Space
Published Date: July 18, 2011
"After an extensive evaluation of the major membrane systems available on the market, we selected PURON submerged MBR modules because of their energy efficient design, the smallest footprint requirements as well as KMS’ engineering support during the entire project phase,” says George Shen, chairman of the board at Pacific Water Treatment Engineering Co., Ltd., a leading engineering company in China selected by the municipality to design and construct the MBR system.
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Reverse Osmosis Membranes Will Supply 8 MGD Water Treatment Plant
Published Date: July 11, 2011
As part of a project to upgrade and expand the capacity of the existing facility, KMS RO elements will be installed in four trains with a 2.0 MGD capacity each, running at 80 percent recovery. These RO trains, along with three cartridge filter vessels and one clean-in-place system, will be designed and fabricated by AEREX Industries, based in Fort Pierce, Fla. The total plant capacity will be 8 MGD, serving a population of 90,000.
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KMS Announces First North American PURON® Packaged MBR System
Published Date: July 07, 2011
The new PURON PLUS MBR system will serve an apartment complex in Massachusetts and is designed to meet stringent surface discharge limits for biochemical oxygen demand, total suspended solids, and total nitrogen. MBR technology combines biological wastewater treatment and membrane filtration into one unit process, producing a consistently high quality effluent in an extremely compact footprint.
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Koch Membrane Systems Promotes Manwinder (Manny) Singh to Senior Vice President, Technology
Published Date: June 08, 2011
Going forward, Singh will be responsible for KMS' full range of product research and development activities, including functional groups responsible for research and development, quality and reliability, and process engineering and design. Singh and his team will interact with the departments of engineering, manufacturing and sales, assisting in product commercialization and providing superior technical services to KMS customers.
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KMS Showcases TARGA® II HF System at Singapore International Water Week
Published Date: May 11, 2011
The TARGA II HF system offers a cost-effective, safe, high-quality water solution for a variety of ultrafiltration applications, from drinking water to seawater pretreatment, industrial water treatment, and tertiary wastewater treatment. The membrane element features a robust PES membrane which, combined with optimized cartridge and rack design, results in one of the smallest footprint products on the market.
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KMS Introduces the TARGA® II HF System at ACE11
Published Date: April 26, 2011
ACE11 is the American Water Works Association's 130th Annual Conference & Exposition. KMS will introduce the TARGA® II HF system and its other innovative water-treatment solutions at the conference, scheduled for June12-16 in Washington, D.C. The cornerstone of the TARGA HF system is intelligent process controls to handle variations in water quality and flow with minimal operator intervention, reduced chemical use, and less energy.
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KMS Will Showcase PURON® MBR Solution at Wastetech
Published Date: April 21, 2011
Wastetech is the International Exhibition for Waste Management, Recycling, and Environmental Technologies, happening May 31-June 3 in Moscow, Russia. The PURON PLUS MBR packaged system, featuring PURON membrane modules, is a pre-engineered skid-mounted packaged plant for wastewater applications that provides customers with a full scope of supply, from prescreening and biological treatment through to the final membrane clarification step.
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KMS Displays PURON® MBR System at Wasser Berlin International 2011
Published Date: April 15, 2011
The event, scheduled for May 2-5 in Berlin, hosts more than 34,000 visitors, including water management decision makers from government and industry, engineers, and scientists. KMS' PURON submerged modules are ideal for both industrial and municipal MBR systems. PURON submerged modules offer significantly lower lifecycle costs due to a single header design that provides better solids management in the module, braided fibers to reduce the risk of fiber breakage, and highly effective air scouring that virtually eliminates sludging.
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KMS Displays Products at the Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference
Published Date: March 22, 2011
The conference will be held in La Crosse, Wisconsin on April 13-14. KMS will display its complete line of custom, spiral sanitary microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, and reverse osmosis elements. KMS has developed innovative solutions to reduce operating costs, increase productivity, and keep operations running smoothly, efficiently, and profitably.
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KMS Presents Innovative Water Treatment Solutions at Texas Water 2011
Published Date: March 22, 2011
The event takes place at The Forth Worth Convention Center on April 5-8. The PURON PLUS MBR packaged system is a skid-mounted packaged plant for large-scale applications that provides customers with a full scope of supply, from prescreening and biological treatment through to the final membrane clarification step. Pre-engineered MBR plants are available with capacities ranging from 5,000 to 100,000 GPD.
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KMS Showcases Food Processing Products at FOTEG ISTANBUL 2011
Published Date: February 25, 2011
This International Trade Fair will be held March 3-6 at the Istanbul Exhibition Center in Istanbul, Turkey. This 11,000-attendee event presents the latest developments in food processing technologies. KMS will display its complete line of spiral sanitary membranes spanning the full spectrum of membrane filtration - microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis. Offered in a variety of materials, diameters and lengths, KMS spiral-wound membranes have quickly become the most prevalent of all available membrane configurations.
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KMS Presents Custom Elements at the International Dairy Forum
Published Date: February 25, 2011
This International Dairy Forum will be held March 15-18 in Moscow, Russia. KMS will display its complete line of custom, spiral sanitary microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis elements. An industry pioneer for more than 35 years, KMS has developed innovative solutions to reduce operating costs, increase productivity, and keep dairy operations running smoothly, efficiently, and profitably.
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First Puron MBR in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Helps Conserve Region's Scarce Water
Published Date: February 23, 2011
The MBR will be used to treat municipal wastewater, which will allow effluent to be reused for irrigation and conserve the region's scarce water resources. TAM Environmental Services from Cairo was assigned to build an onsite wastewater treatment plant that has a small footprint, is less visible, provides effluent water suitable for reuse, and is modular to accommodate future expansion. While other technologies were reviewed to meet the requirements, MBR was the most feasible solution.
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KMS ASSIST® Program Features Five Star Support
Published Date: February 23, 2011
The cornerstone of the KMS ASSIST Service and Maintenance Program is Five Star Support, which includes site visits, remote data acquisition and monitoring, performance enhancing reports, training, and telephone support. The KMS ASSIST Program serves KMS clients in all marketplaces - industrial and municipal water and wastewater, food and life sciences, and industrial processes.
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