Koppers' Performance Chemicals business segment enters the pressure-treated interior fire retardant market

Market: Lumber
Posted September 6, 2018
Koppers Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc. announced that its Performance Chemicals business segment has entered the pressure-treated interior fire retardant market through the introduction of a new product, FlamePRO®.

FlamePRO® has been designed to meet several critical testing standards including UL GREENGUARD Gold Certification for use in schools, offices, and other sensitive environments. Lumber and plywood products treated with FlamePRO® are protected with a chemical formulation designed to reduce flame-spread and smoke development for enclosed structural applications. FlamePRO® serves an addressable market that is currently estimated at $60 million to $80 million in the United States, with opportunities for further growth.

Koppers, with corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is an integrated global provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals and carbon compounds.

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