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Stone, sand and other construction materials are helping to build new orders for railcar manufacturers. BY STUART CHIRLS, SENIOR EDITOR Increasing shipments of industrial products—and a dollop of favorable indicators—are spurring orders for new railcars as builders and component suppliers see interest in covered and open hoppers, mill gondolas, boxcars and other car types offering reasons for[...]

Written by Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor Vertex Railcar Corp. recently hired Barry Waters as Regional Sales Manager, overseeing sales and leasing activity in the Southeast. Waters brings more than 30 years of sales, leasing, and rail experience to Vertex, based in Wilmington, N.C. He began his career working for various leading companies in the rail industry, including Atlantic & Western Railway, where[...]

Vertex Railcar Corp. has hired Barry Waters as regional sales manager to oversee sales and leasing activity in the Southeast United States. He previously served as vice president of leasing for Atlantic and Western Railway for more than 15 years. Most recently, Waters served as vice president of sales for a rail-car supplier. To read the article on Progressive Railroading click this link

Written by Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor Vertex Railcar Corp. has received an order from lessor Tealinc. for its optimized 2,480cf aggregate hopper car. "This is the second rail lessor in recent months that has chosen us to be their aggregate car solution after visiting our facility in Wilmington N.C., and interacting with our entire team,” said Vertex Chief Executive Donald Croteau. “This[...]

BY CECE NUNN Vertex Railcar Corp. has received certification to make tank cars and supply them to the North American market, according to a recent announcement from the Wilmington-based rail car manufacturer. Company officials said last week that the firm has also received new orders for aggregate and wood chip cars from companies that lease the cars to other firms. The Association of American Railroads gave Vertex[...]