KOCH Finishing Systems Announces Josh Gilberg as President

EVANSVILLE, IND. (January 4, 2024) – KOCH Finishing Systems, a subsidiary of Koch Enterprises, Inc., and leading provider of finishing solutions for industrial applications, announced today that Josh Gilberg has been named President of KOCH Finishing Systems. Retiring President, Dan Hoefling, will remain in a strategic consulting role through March 31, 2024.

“Josh’s appointment as the new President of KOCH Finishing Systems marks a new chapter in our company’s history,” said Kevin Koch, President and CEO of Koch Enterprises. “His extensive industry knowledge and alignment with company values and goals make him the ideal choice to lead us into the future.”

Gilberg has successfully led various teams and spearheaded key initiatives over the past three years. Prior to joining KOCH, Gilberg served as Product Engineer and Strategic Buyer at Allison Transmission, and most recently, Vice President, Purchasing and Cost Estimating at Gibbs Die Casting Corporation. Gilberg has consistently demonstrated outstanding stewardship, strategic acumen, and a deep understanding of the industry.

“I am honored and excited to assume the role of President at KOCH Finishing Systems,” said Gilberg. “We have a strong foundation at KOCH, and I am committed to continue growing the organization. Together with our talented team, we will strive to exceed customer expectations, drive innovation, and solidify our position as an industry leader.”

For more information on KOCH Finishing Systems, visit www.kochllc.com.

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About KOCH Finishing Systems
KOCH  designs, engineers, fabricates, installs, starts, and maintains automated finishing systems for all major coating technologies, including liquid, powder, electrocoat, anodizing, and plating. Our team operates from five locations across the U.S., Mexico, and Europe to deliver the most reliable systems and the best customer experiences in the markets we serve. Since our founding in 1873, KOCH has evolved through organic growth and acquisition to become one of six companies which comprise Koch Enterprises, a fifth-generation, family owned and operated holding company with 2022 revenue exceeding $1 billion dollars.

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