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Greenbrier-Astra Rail formed in Europe
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. and Astra Rail Management GmbH on Oct. 13 announced formation of Greenbrier-Astra Rail, a new company “that will create an end-to-end, Europe-based freight railcar manufacturing, engineering…
Cowan appointed President, Greenbrier International
The Greenbrier Companies Inc. has appointed Jim Cowan President of Greenbrier International, reporting to Greenbrier Chairman and CEO William A. Furman.
Greenbrier launches Regulatory Services Group
The Greenbrier Companies announced Sept. 8, 2016 that its subsidiary, Greenbrier Management Services LLC (GMS) has expanded its railcar asset management business with the launch of a new Regulatory Services…
Greenbrier posts solid fiscal third quarter
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc., reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended May 31, 2016 that indicate continued strong performance, despite a railcar market that has softened in recent…
Carbuilder consolidation might make sense: Cowen and Co.
In the current down market, a “strong case” can be made for consolidation in the freight car building sector, according to Cowen and Company analyst Matt Elkott.
"Not all misses are created equal"
“All four publicly traded railcar builders reported top-to-bottom first quarter misses, with our Outperform-rated Trinity (TRN) and Greenbrier (GBX) enjoying positive post-earnings stock reactions, while not-rated American Railcar Industries (ARII)…
Greenbrier posts solid second quarter results
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. on April 5, 2016 reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter, which ended Feb. 29, 2016.
Greenbrier CCO transitions from role
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announced Feb. 26, 2016 that William Glenn, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer has decided to pursue opportunities outside the company. Effective immediately, Glenn is…
Keybanc's Barger: Railcar builders in a relatively good place
Steve Barger of KeyBanc Capital Markets attended the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers Conference, where, in conversations with railcar OEMs, lessors and shippers, he came to the general conclusion that,…
Greenbrier posts record fiscal first quarter
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. on Jan. 7, 2016 reported record financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Nov. 30, 2015.
Greenbrier new business: 1,800 railcars, $170 million
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. on Dec. 15, 2015 announced that, since Sept. 1, 2015, the beginning of its fiscal year, it has received orders for approximately 1,800 railcar units valued…
Greenbrier sets financial records
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. on Oct. 30, 2015 reported record financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and full year ended Aug. 31, 2015.
McManus joins Greenbrier in executive role
The Greenbrier Companies on Oct. 22, 2015 appointed veteran rail equipment finance executive Victoria McManus Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer, a new position. McManus served as a member…
Greenbrier achieves goal of at least 20% gross margin in 3Q
The Greenbrier Companies Inc. (GBRX), Lake Oswego, Ore., released its financial results July 1, 2015, for its third fiscal quarter, which ended on May 31, 2015.
The wait for a new tank car specification is over. Now comes the “fun” part: Retrofits to older cars, and potentially onerous operating rules.
Greenbrier debuts "Tank Car of the Future"
Members of the rail industry, the media, and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) gathered at the GBW Railcar Services (a joint venture of The Greenbrier Companies and Watco Companies) tank and general…
Greenbrier reports record second quarter
The Greenbrier Companies Inc. (GBRX), Lake Oswego, Ore., released its financial results April 7, 2015, for its second fiscal quarter, which ended on Feb. 28, 2015.
Tank car builders don’t agree on DOT-111 obsolescence timeline
Tank car builder The Greenbrier Companies is urging the White House Office of Management and Budget to disregard advice by the company’s own industry trade group, the Railway Supply Institute-Committee…
Greenbrier Cos. touts fiscal 2Q15 orders
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announced Tuesday, March 17, 2015 it has received new orders in its second quarter ended Feb. 28, 2015 for 10,100 railcar units valued at $1.09 billion.
Greenbrier lauds NTSB on tank car safety focus
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announced its support for the National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, for NTSB's placing tank car safety on its "Most Wanted List of…
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