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Koppers Holdings Inc. Board Boosts Dividend, Sets Annual Meeting and Record Dates

Koppers Holdings Inc. Board Boosts Dividend, Sets Annual Meeting and Record 
PITTSBURGH, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/06/13 --  The Board of Directors
of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) today declared a quarterly
dividend of $0.25 per common share, payable April 8, 2013, to
shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 19,
2013. The quarterly dividend amount of $0.25 represents a four
percent increase over the previous quarterly dividend rate of $0.24
per share. 
Koppers has also established a record date for its 2013 annual
meeting of shareholders. Koppers shareholders of record at the close
of business on March 12, 2013 will be entitled to notice of the
annual meeting and to vote upon matters considered at the meeting.
The annual meeting will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on May 2,
Koppers will send a definitive proxy statement to shareholders of
record, which will contain important information about the meeting
and the matters to be considered. Shareholders are urged to read the
proxy statement when it becomes available.  
About Koppers 
Koppers, with corporate headquarters and a research center in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a global integrated producer of carbon
compounds and treated wood products. Including its joint ventures,
Koppers operates facilities in the United States, United Kingdom,
Denmark, The Netherlands, Australia and China. The stock of Koppers
Holdings Inc. is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under
the symbol "KOP." For more information, visit us on the Web: Questions concerning investor relations should be
directed to Leroy M. Ball at 412 227 2118 or Michael W. Snyder at 412
227 2131. 
Safe Harbor Statement 
This news release may contain forward-looking statements based on
management's current expectations, estimates and projections. All
statements that address expectations or projections about the future,
including statements about the company's strategy for growth, product
development, market position, expected expenditures and financial
results are forward-looking statements. Some of the forward-looking
statements may be identified by words like "expects," "anticipates,"
"plans," "intends," "projects," "indicates," and similar expressions.
These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve
a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors,
including those discussed more fully elsewhere in this release and in
documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by
Koppers, particularly its latest annual report on Form 10-K and
quarterly report on Form 10-Q, as well as others, could cause results
to differ materially from those stated. These factors include, but
are not limited to, changes in the laws, regulations, policies and
economic conditions, including inflation, interest and foreign
currency exchange rates, of countries in which the Company does
business; competitive pressures; the loss of one or more key customer
or supplier relationships; customer insolvencies; successful
integration of structural changes, including restructuring plans,
acquisitions, divestitures and alliances; cost and availability of
raw materials; and other economic, business, competitive, regulatory
and/or operational factors affecting the business of Koppers
For Information: 
Leroy M. Ball
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
412 227 2118 
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