We provide wood preservation technologies, carbon compounds, and services that support vital infrastructure around the world. But our actions, impact, and values dig much deeper than that.
Our vertically integrated business model keeps our segments closely interconnected, united by wood preservation technologies across diverse markets. With this model, we're not overly dependent on any one segment—instead our balanced portfolio allows for surety of certain raw materials, value-chain flexibility, and the ability to optimize our network.
A global manufacturer of items essential to everyday life, our treated wood products help build and preserve critical railroad infrastructure for improved accessibility, streamlined operations, and efficient transportation of goods around the globe.
Services under this segment include expert engineering, design, repair, and rehabilitation services for railroad bridge repair and replacement. Our recovery services also provide the railroad industry with integrated, environmentally friendly wood waste disposal solutions.
Backed by our sustainability-first strategy and guided by unmatched industry expertise across the entire lifecycle, our utility products and services cover quality wood poles, cross arms, piling, and more. And as the largest utility pole manufacturer in the U.S., our customers include investor-owned groups, cooperatives, and municipal utility companies.
Our Utility Services team maintains poles, and our Recovery Solutions offer disposal options for materials at the end of their lifecycle, allowing us to serve customers at every stage in every aspect.
The Koppers Performance Chemicals team develops innovative wood-preservative and fire-retardant chemicals and technologies for decking, fencing, utility poles, and pressure-treated commercial construction lumber. We take pride in maintaining the beauty and safety of wood structures around the world through responsibly developed preservatives.
In addition to helping create and preserve beautiful outdoor spaces for people and communities around the globe to enjoy, our Performance Chemicals team also offers expert chemical engineering services and technical guidance to customers in more than 70 countries.
Koppers develops and provides chemicals essential to the operation and success of manufacturers everywhere. By repurposing waste generated from other industries into critical components, we support and drive the production of aluminum, steel, plastics, resins, treated wood, and rubber products that are used every day.
Our carbon products include carbon pitch, creosote, naphthalene, and phthalic anhydride—all of which support markets vital to our today and tomorrow, including electric vehicles, batteries, windmills, and more.