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Tank car production bolsters railcar orders
Economic Planning Associates, in its most recent freight car building report, said it expects orders this year to dip to just above 50,000, down from 2012’s 58,900, then rebound strongly…
ARI in tank car pact with ACF Industries
American Railcar Industries, Inc. late Thursday said it has entered into a purchasing and engineering services agreement with ACF Industries, LLC. ACF will build rail tank cars at its Milton, Pa., plant,…
Valero sets tank car buy for crude processing
Valero Energy Corp., billed as the world's largest independent refiner, plans to purchase 2,000 tank cars to increase shipment of crude oil to inland U.S. locations.
Greenbrier Cos. pleased with 1Q numbers
The Greenbrier Cos. early Wednesday reported its fiscal first-quarter results for the period ending Nov. 30, 2012, and indicated satisfaction with the outcome.
Greenbrier Cos. notes new railcar orders
Lake Oswego, Ore.-based The Greenbrier Cos. late Monday said it is meeting "robust demand for new railcars in North American and European markets with orders for over 4,200 units valued…
Greenbrier to Icahn: No deal
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…
ARI to Greenbrier: $22, take it or leave it
American Railcar Industries late Wednesday disclosed that it had raised its offer for railcar builder Greenbrier from $20 to $22 a share.
Greenbrier plus ARI: Let the games begin
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…
ARI offers to buy rival Greenbrier Cos.
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.
UIC honor bestowed to TTCI FAST program
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…
Greenbrier Cos. tapped by Statoil
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…
Graham named Greenbrier Cos. Exec VP
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…
Greenbrier Cos. affirms Icahn stock acquisition
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."
Freight car market 2013-14: Down, then up
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…
For Greenbrier Cos., a record fiscal year
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.…
Record 3Q earnings for American Railcar Industries
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…
New car shop under construction by The Andersons
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 doubles 3Q earnings, cites railcar production
Trinity Industries late Wednesday reported year-over-year third-quarter revenue growth of 19% and earnings per common diluted share growth of 100%.
Greenbrier names Isselmann corporate relations/communications head
The Greenbrier Cos. has appointed Jack Isselmann director of Corporate Relations and Communications.
Wabtec reports “strong” 3Q earnings, sales
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…
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