Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Railinc honored for “industry driven technology"

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Railinc Corp. Tuesday said it has been named a winner at the 2009 NCTA 21 Awards in the category of “Industry Driven Technology Company.” The awards, bestowed annually by the North Carolina Technology Association, honor technology companies and individuals across 21 categories in the Tar Heel State for innovation and excellence.

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“Railinc is honored to be recognized among such well-known and respected leaders in the technology industry,” said Allen West, CEO and president. “This award acknowledges the important work that our people do for the freight rail industry, and shows why Railinc is one of the best places to work in North Carolina.”

This year, Railinc implemented the new Umler system and the upgrade of the industry’s Embargoes application for Class I and short line railroads. The company is also participant in Agile development, a process that more fully engages customers and improves the pace of product development.

“This year’s 21 Awards truly showcase the best technology and innovation that our state has to offer,” said Brooks Raiford, president and chief executive officer of NCTA. “We couldn’t be more pleased to congratulate Railinc as a company that is leading North Carolina’s technology industry.”