George Koch opened George Koch Tin Shop in Evansville, Indiana.
The first George Koch Sons turnkey automated paint finishing system was developed.
George Koch Sons developed the first commercial electrocoat system in North America and expanded solution offerings to include powder systems.
George Koch Sons entered the global market sector in a joint venture with PageKoch Europe Limited (now KOCH Europe), a Lichfield, UK based company that specialized in delivering retrofit projects for finishing equipment. Today, KOCH Europe is a turnkey provider of paint finishing equipment for all major industrial industries.
George Koch Sons opened a location in Queretaro, Mexico to provide enhanced sales and technical support for Mexico customers.
In 2013 George Koch Sons acquired Price Industries, a design and fabrication company for industrial finishing systems, to form PriceKoch Industries; this business venture expanded our product and technology offerings to new customers, industries, and territories. In 2015, George Koch Sons acquired Walgren Company, an engineering group with a focus in anodizing and plating; Walgren was later merged with PriceKoch Industries to form PriceWalgren.
George Koch Sons acquired specialty anodizing and plating group, Jessup engineering (now Jessup Systems), to extend anodizing and plating capabilities.
We are one of the five companies which comprise KOCH Finishing Systems and continue to work with our clients to design, engineer, manufacture, install, start, and service paint finishing systems.