Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Graham-White acquires The Vista Corp.

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Graham-White Mfg. Co. says it has acquired The Vista Corp., based in Roanoake, Va., a remanufacturing facility for severe-duty locomotive engines.

In a statement, Graham-White President Jim Frantz said, “We are combining forces with a strategic, quality-oriented company that is comfortable with change as business and our customers warrant.” He added, “The mindset at Vista dovetails completely with the corporate culture Graham-White has spent years developing.”

“Vista’s scope of precision remanufactured components along with Graham-White’s commitment to REMANTM will provide our customers with innovative solutionsand greater value,” said Stewart Bruce, Graham-White vice president of marketing. “We now offer awider range of remanufactured components from four separate locations nationwide.”

Graham-White, which produces new and remanufactured components for heavy rail, rail transit, bus, and industrial clients, also has manufacturing facilities in Salem, Va., Shreveport, La., and Carson City, Nev.