Strickland Joins OmniTRAX’s Economic Development Team

OmniTRAX, an affiliate of The Broe Group, announced that Justin Strickland has joined the company as Director, Economic Development.

New President, COO at OmniTRAX

OmniTRAX, an affiliate of The Broe Group, has promoted Sergio Sabatini to President and Gord Anutooshkin to Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Sabatini reports to OmniTRAX CEO Kevin Shuba and Anutooshkin to Sabatini.

OmniTRAX Appoints Russell SVP

OmniTRAX, an affiliate of The Broe Group, has named rail industry veteran Rob Russell as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Strategy, reporting to Chief Strategy Officer Pierre-Luc Mathieu. Russell, the company said, “will be a key leader supporting the continued growth and development of the OmniTRAX franchise.”

SGIH Opens as OmniTRAX Breaks Ground on Industrial Park

A delegation of Georgia state, county and municipal representatives joined officials from OmniTRAX, The Broe Group and A&R Logistics, Inc. to mark the historic opening of Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub (SGIH) and commencement of construction on lead-tenant A&R Logistics’ global export operation.

ACC Names OmniTRAX Responsible Care® Partner

The American Chemistry Council has named OmniTRAX, Inc., a Broe Group company, to its Responsible Care® Partner Program, the chemical manufacturing industry’s environmental, health, safety and security performance initiative. OmniTRAX joins North America’s seven Class I freight railroads as the ACC’s first short line partner “to reconfirm the company’s commitment to continuous improvement in environment, health, safety and security,” the company said.

A&R Logistics Anchor Tenant at OmniTRAX’s SGIH

Affiliates of OmniTRAX, Inc. and The Broe Group have signed A&R Logistics, Inc. as anchor tenant at the Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub (SGIH), a master-planned, 2,750-acre industrial park owned by Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA) with the capacity to accommodate up to 18 million square feet of industrial space.

OmniTRAX, A&R Logistics Launch Atlanta Waterfront Terminal

OmniTRAX, Inc., and A&R Logistics, North America’s largest provider of integrated dry bulk logistics services for the chemical and plastic industries, are opening Atlanta Waterfront Terminal, a new transload facility located adjacent to OmniTRAX’s Fulton County Railway LLC tracks southwest of downtown Atlanta, Ga.

Intersand Selects GWIP’s Windsor Location as U.S. Headquarters

GWIP, LLC, a managed affiliate of The Broe Group, has sold a land parcel within the Windsor, Colo., Great Western Industrial Park (GWIP) to Intersand America Corp., a global cat litter producer.

OmniTRAX Completes Winchester & Western Acquisition

A managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc. has completed its acquisition of the 101-year-old Winchester & Western Railroad (W&W) from Covia Holdings Corporation.

No Soup, No Fires, No Fines

In extremely cold weather, poor combustion sealing can cause diesel engine lube oil to get past piston rings in the power assemblies and pushed out the exhaust stack. Locomotive mechanical officers call the condition “souping.” It’s a messy environmental problem, with oil-coated carbodies that need to be cleaned, at high labor and disposal costs.