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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Koppers signs five-year contract extension with UP

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Koppers Inc. and Union Pacific agreed to extend their existing sales contract for an additional five years through January 31, 2017. Koppers provides treated railroad crossties and other railroad-related products and services to Union Pacific.

"We are pleased to be able to continue our long-term relationship with a highly-valued customer like Union Pacific," said Walter Turner, president and CEO of Koppers. Mr. Turner continued, "We continue to strengthen our position as a major supplier to the North American railroad industry by expanding the products and services we offer to our railroad customers."

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