Welcome to M&K

Located in Granite City, Illinois, across the river from St. Louis, Missouri, M&K provides scope development, front end design, economic analysis, detailed design, cost estimating, scheduling, procurement, and construction management, specializing in the chemical industry. Our staff of 35 has ample experience and ability to handle any size job well.

Our main focus is chemical process development, with a strong emphasis in the rare earths industry. M&K now offers procurement services, with a staff that has over 25 years of experience purchasing capital equipment and contract services.

We have worked on a wide array of projects ranging in size from $50,000 to $500MM capital. Our “outside of the box” thinking approach to project execution and problem solving has allowed us to earn a reputation as an innovative leader in the chemical industry.


M&K’s Engineering experience over the past 20 years has been tailored to the changing business of the Chemical Industry. M&K’s organizational structure and dedication provides our clients the advantage on every job from the replacement of small equipment to the 500 million dollar project. We employ the best technical personnel in the industry to complete your projects on time and on budget. M&K is your full service engineering company for your next plant project with extensive expertise in the following areas:

Engineering Design

Plant layout, equipment design , mechanical, hydraulic, piping and pipe stress relief systems, instrumentation, electrical, civil, structural analysis and design, control design and programming.

Process Design

PFD, P&ID, batch and continuous process simulation, heat and material balance, cost estimating, and economic analysis.

Project Management

Scope development, scheduling, construction management.


Over 30 years of combined experience in procurement of capital equipment and contracts.

Production Outages

Planning for successful outages starts during project scope development, not on the first day of the outage. Equipment should be designed for both ease of installation and process operability. Let M&K help plan your next outage to ensure that its completed on time and on budget. Every hour saved is an hour of production.

Operation Assistance

Feasibility, capacity, and cost reduction studies, process audits and troubleshooting, startups, shutdowns, and decommissioning. Our engineers have extensive field and operational experience. M&K sends the right engineer for the right job.


M&K Licensed Engineers will help you through the required paper work for your environmental permits, FDA regulations, GMP documentation, HAZOPS, PHA’s, and Building Code requirements.