Freight Cars

The Greenbrier Companies has firmly rejected Carl Icahn-led American Railcar Industries’ conditional proposal to acquire Greenbrier for $22 per share. The offer “is unacceptable and not in the best interests…
American Railcar Industries late Wednesday disclosed that it had raised
 its offer for railcar builder Greenbrier from $20 to $22 a share.
 


The Greenbrier Companies, one of only a handful of remaining domestic railcar manufacturing companies, late yesterday said that Carl Icahn’s current attempt to have American Railcar Industries (ARI), of which…
American Railcar Industries Inc., controlled by well-known investor Carl Icahn, has offered to buy Lake Oswego, Ore.-based The Greenbrier Cos. Inc. for about $543 million.
The Association of American Railroads Tuesday lauded the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) on its receipt of the International Union of Railways' (UIC) Innovation and Railway Research Award in the…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. said Monday it has been selected by energy provider Statoil Marketing and Trading (US), Inc. "to deliver comprehensive railcar management and maintenance solutions for Statoil's fleet…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Tuesday announced Martin Graham will join the company on Jan. 2, 2013, as executive vice president of Materials Management, Engineering and Operations for Greenbrier Manufacturing North…
The Greenbrier Cos. late Tuesday affirmed that "Carl C. Icahn and Reporting Persons affiliated with him have acquired 9.99% of the outstanding Common Stock of Greenbrier."
Economic Planning Associates (EPA), in its latest freight car delivery forecast, is predicting that 48,800 cars will be delivered in 2013—a 15% drop from 2012’s 57,200—followed by a strong rebound…
Fiscal year 2012 was a record one for The Greenbrier Cos., both in terms of earnings and revenue, the Lake Oswego, Ore.-based company said. The company's fiscal year ended Aug.…
American Railcar Industries, Inc. late Wednesday reported third-quarter net earnings of $14 million, or 66 cents per share, which ARI said was "a new quarterly record," and up dramatically from…
The Andersons, Inc. announced the start of construction on a 27,300 square-foot railcar paint and blast shop adjacent to its repair facility in Maumee, Ohio. The facility is to be completed in…
Trinity Industries late Wednesday reported year-over-year third-quarter revenue growth of 19% and earnings per common diluted share growth of 100%.
The Greenbrier Cos. has appointed Jack Isselmann director of Corporate Relations and Communications.
Wabtec Corp. early Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings per diluted share of $1.30, up 35% from 96 cents per share in the third quarter of 2011 and a penny above Wall Street…
Orders and deliveries of railcars declined in the third quarter, according to statistics released by the Railway Supply Institute's American Railway Car Institute (ARCI) Committee.
Chicago-based GATX Corp. Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $53.8 million, or $1.13 per share, up from $32.9 million or 70 cents per share in third quarter of 2011. Both…
Exhibition sponsorship opportunities will be available for the first time at Railway Interchange 2013, the combined exhibition and technical conference, according to event organizers. Railway Interchange 2013 will take place…
Chicago-based TTX Co. said Thursday Victoria A. Dudley is joining the company as vice president and chief financial officer, reporting to the president and CEO.
FreightCar America, Inc. early Friday said Robert S. Andress has been named vice president, manufacturing. Andress will lead the company's new car manufacturing activities at Roanoke, Va. and Danville, Ill.
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