The Timken Company recently reached an agreement to acquire BEKA Lubrication for approximately $165 million. BEKA serves a range of industrial sectors such as wind, food and beverage, rail, on- and off-highway, and other process industries. BEKA sales are expected to be around $135 million for the full year 2019.
Loram Friction Management recently welcomed John Coulam and Bruce Wise to the team.
Clark Testing recently announced the opening of its Propulsion Dynamic Lab (PDL), which is aimed at supporting the heavy and light rail industry.
RAILWAY AGE, SEPTEMBER 2019 ISSUE – For rail customers, Precision Scheduled Railroading is a mixed blessing. At a North East Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) conference earlier this year, PSR’s promises and perils took center stage.
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has unveiled a complete back-office Positive Train Control (PTC)-hosted solution designed with short lines in mind, provided by Herzog Technologies, Inc.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ended September 7, 2019, and, for this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 469,285 carloads and intermodal units, down 6.6% compared with the same week last year.
The League of Railway Women (LRW) recently announced its new board of directors for the 2019-2021 term, with Amanda Trainor Patrick and Sarah Yurasko serving as President and Vice President, respectively.
A managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc. has completed its acquisition of the 101-year-old Winchester & Western Railroad (W&W) from Covia Holdings Corporation.
HDR recently won two design competitions for transit-oriented development planning near rail stations in Chengdu, a Chinese city with more than 16 million residents.
Rail infrastructure company L.B. Foster recently announced a slew of changes to its global Rail team. Most notably, Greg Lippard is now Vice President — Rail.