Licensing World-Class, Solutions-Based Technologies
Koch Technology Solutions (KTS) has a history of innovation, with many professionals and technicians who worked for ICI and DuPont revolutionizing the polyester value chain. Today, KTS licenses exclusive technologies not only in the polyester value chain, but within the refining space and for 1,4-Butanediol and its derivatives as well.
Reducing Costs, Boosting Productivity
As a Koch Engineered Solutions company, KTS is driven to provide unrivalled value to our customers. Our technologies do just that: helping to reduce capital investment, lower operational costs, and boost productivity in a variety of applications for customers worldwide.
Portfolio of Technologies
PTA & Polyester
KTS adds value to customers’ operations by licensing a full range of technologies, starting with Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA), the preferred raw material for polyester production. Air oxidation of Paraxylene produces PTA.
Advanced PET Recycling
Collaborating with Ioniqa Technologies to offer an innovative process that turns low-grade post-consumer Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) products into feedstock for high quality food-grade applications.
KTS 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) and its derivatives (THF/PTMEG) technologies were originally developed to provide a low-cost, highly efficient route to spandex intermediates.
Li-Pro™ Direct Lithium Extraction
KTS offers integrated engineering and equipment design to produce a concentrated lithium chloride ready for final conversion into a lithium carbonate or hydroxide.