MKB Company Presentation

Sediment Control with
Diamond Sock
Who is MKB
• Formed in 2011
• 13 Employees
• Manufactured with our own
Fabric – Diamond Sock
• Centered in State College PA
– Marcellus Opportunity
• Expanded to Manufacturing in
– Pittsburgh, Columbus OH and
Southington CT
• Shipped over 900 miles of
Palletized Compost Filter Sock
to date
MBK Company Focus
High Quality Products
Sell Only Through Distribution
Localized Manufacturing Model
In House Logistics
MKB Growth Impact
• MKB Directly Employs 13
• Contract Manufacturer – 13
• Suppliers to MKB in Pennsylvania
– Mulch Manufacturers
– Wooden Stake Manufacturers
– Equipment Suppliers
– Logistics Companies
• Distributors of Diamond Sock
MKB Company Growth
• Revenues increased 300% in 3
• Shipping to 23 States
• Expanding outside of Oil and
• Follow the Adoption of
Compost Filter Sock
• Currently talking with potential
contract manufacturers in
multiple states
What is Compost Filter
A mesh tube filled with ground up aged
hardwood. It’s an all natural product that
filters muddy and/or polluted water.
Why Compost Filter Sock
• Slows the silt laden
• Filters
• All Natural Filter
• Aged Media
• Simple to install –
hard to get it wrong
Where Compost Filter Sock
Well Pads
Home Development
Cell Tower Construction
Power Line Upgrades
Site Development
Highway Improvements
Anywhere the soil is turned
Lakawanna Project
Regulatory Standing
• Pennsylvania Department of Environmental
– “COMPOST FILTER SOCK - Sediment Removal
Efficiency: HIGH. This device is an ABACT for HQ
and EV watersheds.“ PA DEP Manual Technical Guidance
Number 363-2134-008 – March 2012 – pg. 62
Removal Efficiency: LOW. This device is not an
ABACT for special protection watersheds.“ PA DEP
Manual Technical Guidance Number 363-2134-008 – March 2012 – pg.
Silt Fence Limitations
How is Compost Filter
Sock Used
Installation Methods
Blower Trucks and Track
• Remote Locations
• Large diameter compost filter
• Difficult Installations
Installation from Pallets
Simple Scheduling
Installed when its needed
No staging yard needed
Installed in phases as the
project develops
Simple To Install – Simple to Remove
Lay it down
Stake it in
Cut it open
Remove the fabric
Completely Reliable
Winter Installation
Summer Sediment
Benefits of Pallets
• Faster – Pallet installation
can be quicker than installed
• Schedule – Palletized can be
laid down when convenient
for the contractor – not the
• Simplicity – Palletized
installation is simple without
soil disturbance or heavy
• Maintenance – If a section is
damaged extra pallets allow
for instant replacement
MKB – PA – Marcellus
• MKB Company formed because of the
Marcellus shale development
• Long term opportunities outside of oil and gas
present a stable long term growth path
• High quality hard woods and highway access
to the east coast a significant benefit to being
based in Pennsylvania
• PA DEP – Foresight to protect Pennsylvania
waterways with new technologies
Jim Carlin
[email protected]

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