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Texas Howard, President, American Industrial Transport, Inc. (AITX)
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People News: AITX, Duos

American Industrial Transport, Inc. (AITX) appoints Texas Howard as President and elevates Kurt Higginbotham to CEO. Also, Duos Technologies names Matt Keepman as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, a newly created role.

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People News: NCRR, MARTA, Unifor, AITX

The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) appoints Joe Stallings Director of Economic Development. Also, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) names Josh Rowan Deputy General Manager; Lana Payne is elected as

AITX Expands U.S. Reach

American Industrial Transport, Inc. (AITX) has expanded its repair and maintenance network across the U.S. Northeast and Midwest with facilities in Milton, Pa. and Clinton, Ind. Both facilities are currently open and actively servicing repair customers.

Baltz Joins AITX as CFO

American Industrial Transport, Inc. (AITX) has appointed Eric Baltz as Chief Financial Officer. Baltz joins AITX following 14 years with coal producer Peabody Energy, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer.

INRD is Railway Age’s 2012 and 2018 Regional Railroad of the Year. (INRD photo from 2018 Award Feature)

People News: AITX, INRD

American Industrial Transport, Inc. (AITX) has promoted John Ward to Senior Vice President of Repair Services, and brought on a new Vice President of Repair Services and a Plant Manager in Milton, Pa. Also, Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) has elevated Matt Haire to Assistant Vice President, Information Technology.

AITX Acquires The Andersons, Inc. Railcar Leasing Unit for $0.55B, Cash

The Andersons, Inc. has sold its railcar leasing business to American Industrial Transport, Inc. (AITX) for approximately $550 million in cash, and also intends to sell off its remaining railcar repair business, including 29 U.S. facilities, as part of a “strategic decision” to jettison all its railcar interests and focus on its agricultural businesses, which include commodity trading, ethanol and plant nutrient sectors.