Koppers is an integrated producer of carbon compounds and treated wood products for the aluminum, steel, chemical, rubber, railroad, and utility industries. The Company has multiple manufacturing facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, The Netherlands, Australia, and China. As a distiller of coal tar, a by-product of the transformation of coal into coke, Koppers produces carbon pitch, refined tar, creosote, carbon black feedstock and chemical oils. 

TypePublic
HQPittsburgh, US
Founded1988
Size (employees)1,800 (est)-2%
Websitekoppers.com
Koppers was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, US
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Koppers Office Locations

Koppers has an office in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, US (HQ)
Koppers Building 436 Seventh Ave
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Koppers Financials and Metrics

Koppers Revenue

Koppers's revenue was reported to be $1.48 b in FY, 2017
USD

Market capitalization (17-Dec-2018)

351.7m

Closing stock price (17-Dec-2018)

17.2
Koppers's current market capitalization is $351.7 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017

Revenue

1.6b1.6b1.5b

Revenue growth, %

5%5%

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.2b

Gross profit

260.2m321.4m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q2, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q2, 2017Q2, 2018

Revenue

395.2m356.8m397.8m431.6m433.8m371.1m378.0m436.0m

Cost of goods sold

330.6m311.9m343.5m356.8m359.1m294.1m

Gross profit

64.6m44.9m54.3m74.8m74.7m77.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

16%13%14%17%17%21%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

51.1m20.8m

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

228.7m

Current Assets

541.3m438.1m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

25.8m51.2m33.0m23.4m40.0m

Inventories

222.5m223.4m240.2m

Current Assets

608.0m495.3m538.2m445.0m476.8m501.0m514.0m

PP&E

294.0m291.9m289.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

40.1m(39.4m)(76.0m)30.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

29.7m44.0m59.0m49.8m

Inventories

21.6m(14.0m)700.0k

Accounts Payable

4.9m(10.6m)25.0m5.0m(13.6m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

700.0k(4.2m)4.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

9.7m15.0m42.0m11.2m35.0m

Inventories

6.0m

Accounts Payable

(8.0m)7.0m137.2m23.0m
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Koppers News and Updates

Fire Retardant Plywood Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – Hoover Treated Wood Products, Lonza, Koppers, Foreco, Flameproof Companies

Wiseguyreports.Com adds “Fire Retardant Plywood Market –Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025” To Its Research Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Wood Protective Materials Global Market 2018 Top Key Players – BASF SE , Viance LLC , Safeguard Europe Ltd. , Koppers Inc. , Rutgers Organics GmbH , Janssen Preservation & Material Protection and Forecast to 2023

Wiseguyreports.Com Added New Market Research Report On -“Global Wood Protective Materials Market 2018 Top Key Players, Production , Growth and Future Demand Forecast to 2025 ”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

David M. Hillenbrand Resigns as Chair of Koppers Holdings Inc. Due to Health Reasons

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) today announced the resignation of David M. Hillenbrand as Chairman of the Board, effective October 11, 2018. Hillenbrand, who has served as Chairman for 10 years and as a member of the Board since November 2004,...

Koppers Participating in Upcoming Trade Conferences; Proud to Support Served Industries

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Koppers Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP), announced today its participation in the upcoming Remodeling Show co-located with DeckExpo, which will be held on October 10-11, 2018, in Baltimore, Maryland. This...

Global Railway Tie Supply Market 2018-2022 with Koppers, L.B. Foster Company, Stella-Jones, TieTek & Vossloh Dominating

DUBLIN, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Railway Tie Supply Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global railway tie supply market to grow at a CAGR of 3.34% during the period 2018-2022. Global Railway Tie Supply Market 2018-2022, has...

Koppers Completes Sale of U.K. Specialty Chemicals Business

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Koppers Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP), announced today that it has completed the sale of its Specialty Chemicals business in the United Kingdom to ECO-Option (UK) Limited (ECO-Option). Koppers has...
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Koppers Company Life and Culture

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Koppers Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Koppers founded?

    Koppers was founded in 1988.

  • How many employees does Koppers have?

    Koppers has 1,800 employees.

  • What is Koppers revenue?

    Latest Koppers annual revenue is $1.5 b.

  • What is Koppers revenue per employee?

    Latest Koppers revenue per employee is $819.7 k.

  • Who are Koppers competitors?

    Competitors of Koppers include General Insulation, Elementis and Polynt Composites.

  • Where is Koppers headquarters?

    Koppers headquarters is located at Koppers Building 436 Seventh Ave, Pittsburgh.

  • Where are Koppers offices?

    Koppers has an office in Pittsburgh.

  • How many offices does Koppers have?

    Koppers has 1 office.