L.B. Foster/CXT extends precast market presence with VanHooseCo assets

CXT Inc., a subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based L.B. Foster Co. and key player in prestressed concrete railroad ties with additional presence in precast geared for transportation markets, has acquired the operating assets of VanHooseCo Precast LLC. The Loudon, Tenn. independent has a payroll of 100 and specializes in wall, drainage and conventional precast elements or structures for industrial, commercial and residential…

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Rocla Concrete frees Lehigh Hanson, Koppers partnership from railroad ties

Sources: Rocla Concrete Tie Inc., Lakewood, Colo.; CP staff

The North American leader in prestressed concrete railroad ties has broadened its market footprint and product range with the acquisition of KSA Limited Partnership, a Lehigh Hanson Inc. and Koppers Inc. joint venture serving primarily Eastern U.S. markets from a Portsmouth, Ohio, plant.

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