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January 2021 Issue

January 26, 2021

Koch as a Republic of Science

Koch Labs is an application of the Republic of Science that calls for the sharing of knowledge, which is essential for scientific and social innovation and progress. It is why we strive to continually build knowledge networks of all kinds within the company and throughout the world. I urge you to...

January 27, 2021

An Experimental Playground

Koch Disruptive Technologies has been able to provide something most funding sources cannot: an effective laboratory for validating complicated concepts.

January 27, 2021

Metal 3D Printing

“Additive manufacturing — what the world calls 3D printing — still seems new and exciting to most people,” said David Dotson, president of Koch Engineered Solutions. “But even something as new as this is not exempt from transformation. The team at Desktop Metal is ve...

January 27, 2021

The Last Mile

For sellers of all kinds, it’s the “last mile” — that portion of a delivery’s journey ending at your doorstep — that is the most expensive.

February 3, 2021

Words for the Wise

Four books in 14 years.  Here’s how to get yours.

October 2020 Issue

October 15, 2020

Believe in People: Bottom-Up Solutions for a Top-Down World

Charles Koch explains why he and Brian Hooks wrote this new book about bottom-up solutions for a top-down world.

October 15, 2020

Four Core Institutions of Society

Discover how bottom-up solutions are being implemented in communities, education, business and government.

April 2020 Issue

May 7, 2020

The New myHR

When government officials around the world began issuing bans and shutdown orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Koch was able to identify employees affected by those orders in record time, thanks to a new technology platform called myHR. “This new tool couldn’t have come at...

May 7, 2020

All In. All Together.

With all the challenges and disruptions affecting us these days, it would be easy to overlook a significant ­­— and positive — change that happened April 1: the introduction of Koch Global Services Group. KGS is the new name for the shared services teams that have been known b...

May 7, 2020

Transformative Times

Once again, I want to commend you for all that you are accomplishing during these uncertain and challenging times. The fact that we remain committed to providing the essential products and services that people value and rely on is exemplary. This important work is more vital than ever, and I than...

May 2019 Issue

May 27, 2019

The Evolution of Criminal Justice Reform

HOW IT ALL BEGAN I was fortunate. I learned this at a very early age growing up in Worcester, Massachusetts, in the 1970s and ‘80s during the advent of the War on Drugs. In hindsight, it had a lot to do with parents who encouraged me and held me accountable, who taught me the differenc...

May 27, 2019

Molex: Driving Change

When Charles Koch went away to college, one of the things he wanted most was a car. That was something his father, Fred Koch, insisted Charles didn’t need.Without telling Fred, Charles managed to scrape together enough cash to buy “a used Oldsmobile. I think I paid maybe $200 for it. ...

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