Koppers announced that it is acquiring Gross & Janes Co., and the transaction is scheduled to close within the next 30 days.
Koppers Recovery Resources LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc. and an integrated global provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals, and carbon compounds, announced it has entered into a new five-year, $50 million agreement with a Class 1 railroad customer to collect and manage end-of-life railroad crossties and other materials.
Koppers announced John McDonald has joined the company as the new Director of Class 1 Sales for Koppers Railroad Products and Services (RPS) segment.
Koppers recently presented the annual Zero Harm President’s Award to its Muncy facility in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, in recognition of its best-in-company performance as measured in safety, environmental responsibility, and innovation.
Miller Ingenuity was selected to supply their patent pending ZoneGuard yard protection system for use at Koppers Somerville, Texas plant.
It’s shaping up to be an unusual year in crossties. And for wood crossties in particular, things are looking positively bizarre. “We’re seeing some big peaks and valleys in supply and prices,”