Pittsburgh, Pa.-based L.B. Foster Company has appointed a new Board Chairman. Also, WSP USA has selected a leader for its Asset Management and Business Advisory group.
Alliance Shippers Inc. is outfitting its 53-foot trailers and intermodal containers with Carrier Transicold telematics. Also, Humatics, in partnership with Hitachi Rail STS, is a RailTech Technology & Design Innovation Award finalist for 2022; L.B. Foster has been awarded ISNetworld’s RAVS Plus® designation for safety practices; and Mi-Jack Products and Yardeye GmbH are merging their container handling businesses.
RAILWAY AGE, DECEMBER 2021 ISSUE: High-tech solutions are helping railroads improve the rail/road interface.
Auxo Investment Partners has acquired Genesis Rail Services, a railroad maintenance company. In addition, Industrial Networks LLC is expanding its rail yard automation system; L.B. Foster’s digital passenger information display units are now accessible for deaf, hard-of-hearing, or visually impaired rail passengers; and Liebherr-Transportation Systems will provide spare parts for Chicago Transit Authority’s 5000-series cars’ electro-hydraulic level control systems.
RAILWAY AGE, OCTOBER 2021 ISSUE: Rail fastening system technology continues to evolve, delivering a tight hold and longer track life in heavy-haul freight, high-speed passenger rail and transit applications.
L.B. Foster Company on Sept. 24 completed the sale of its steel Piling Products division to J.D. Fields & Company, Inc. for approximately $24 million in total proceeds., and is retaining all pre-closing receivables and liabilities associated with the line of business.
TTX Co. has promoted Shannon K. Bagato to Vice President of Law-General Counsel, effective Oct. 1. In addition, Jason Bowlin has been elevated to Vice President-Global Friction Management for L.B. Foster’s Rail Technologies & Services business.
L.B. Foster’s North American Rail Technologies & Services Group is now offering single-source friction management services for the short line and industrial rail markets.
RAILWAY AGE, JULY 2021 ISSUE: Today’s suppliers are not only providing lubrication and friction management systems that significantly reduce rail wear and fuel expenses, but also developing all-weather products and remote monitoring capabilities that lower the railroads’ cost of ownership—and maximize performance.
L.B. Foster on June 25 reported the retirement of President and CEO Robert P. Bauer. Effective July 21, he will be succeeded by 18-year company veteran John F. Kasel, who currently serves as Senior Vice President and COO.