Monday, December 16, 2013

Harsco Rail, Protran Technology sign pact

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Harsco Rail, a division of Harsco Corp., said Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 it signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Protran Technology.

Harsco Rail will be the exclusive worldwide representative and distribution agent for Newton, N.J.-based Protran's safety products, including Collision Avoidance items. Protran also specializes in technology development, asset monitoring, advance warning, and voltage awareness devices, Harsco Rail said.

The pact was signed on Dec. 5, Harsco Rail said.

Protran Technology Vice President Shannon Bailey said, "The partnership between Protran Technology and Harsco will expedite our mutual goals of promoting safety in the rail industry through real time advanced warning technology. We are excited to be able to leverage Harsco's global sales network to take our products to market."

Said Harsco Rail's Senior Director of Technology and Inspection Jim Resio, "We are excited to work together with Protran, enhancing our respective product and service offerings to the market. Protran products are a great complement to Harsco's technology offerings, and this partnership will ultimately improve the safety and productivity for our customers."