We are what the world is made of—we use renewable and repurposed raw materials to protect and extend the life of global infrastructure, for a more sustainable world.
With more environmental certifications than any other wood treatment company, Koppers Performance Chemicals team creates chemicals essential to the preservation of key infrastructure materials like crossties and utility poles, along with outdoor structures such as decking and fencing.
Trusted manufacturers of pressure-treated wood products for the railroad industry, Koppers has been the largest provider of railroad crossties for the Class I Railroads in North America for more than 25 years. Other products and services include a variety of bonded rail joint bars and track components as well as railroad bridge rehabilitation and inspection services.
Our Utility & Industrial Products team helps manufacture sustainably sourced pressure-treated wood products for utility infrastructure, deep foundation systems, heavy civil and marine construction projects, and more.
Vital to the production of aluminum, steel, plastics, resins, treated wood, and rubber products, our carbon materials and chemicals strengthen the durability and life of railroad ties, utility poles, and more. High-value coatings that are currently under development will contribute to environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient solutions for emerging global markets.
Cost-effective repair and replacement methods with minimal traffic interruptions.
Full-service installation, customized inspection, and utility infrastructure maintenance.
Our recovery experts provide environmentally friendly end-of-life management options.