Specializing in briquetting, compaction, and comminution, the Koeppern Group in the US consists of Koppern Equipment and Komarek and are owned by Maschinenfabrik Koeppern GmbH in Germany. The combined forces of these industry pioneers offer cutting-edge solutions to the chemical, mineral, metal, agricultural, waste, energy, recycling, cement, and mining industries, from small scale pilot machines to large scale production systems. Komarek operates out of Wood Dale, IL, where the main manufacturing and full-scale research and testing labs are located. Komarek has been at the forefront of briquetting and compaction for over a century. With headquarters in Huntersville, NC, Koppern Equipment is the official distributor of machinery and parts manufactured in Germany by its parent company.