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Car builder Vertex launches updated website

Written by Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor Vertex Railcar Corp. has officially launched its updated website, at www.vertexrail.com . The site adds additional features including a category of specialty cars, videos of special unload designs, and new pictures. The site launch complements the new 500,000-square-foot manufacturing facility on 68 acres operated by Vertex in Wilmington, N.C., which has the capacity[...]

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Vertex adds Morelos for QA; offers tank car upgrade program

Written by Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor Israel Morelos has joined Vertex Railcar Corp. as Director of Quality Assuranceannounced in the carbuilder’s Wilmington , N.C., office . Morelos previously worked in international manufacturing, including the railcar and oil industries, with the Greenbrier Cos. and Valeo. Vertex also announced a Tank Car Upgrade program, TU1. By 2023, all traditional[...]

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In memory of Ryleigh Parker Arnett

In memory of the Vertex employee’s daughter, Ryleigh Parker Arnett, who passed away at age 4, Vertex donated a bench in her favorite park, in Illinois this past year.

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Vertex sees tank, aggregate hopper car orders

Written by Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor Vertex Railcar Corp. said it has received an order for more than 130 2,480-cubic foot open top aggregate hoppers with automatic bottom gates and 60 degree slope sheets. The Wilmington, N.C.-based manufacturer said the sample car had its successful introduction and inspection by the end user and lessor customer representatives June 12. Vertex did not identify the[...]

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Local Developers Order 100 Rail Cars From Vertex For Indiana Ethanol Plant

BY CECE NUNN - WilmingtonBiz Wilmington developers who are also owners of an ethanol plant in Indiana have ordered 100 new tank cars from Vertex Railcar Corp., a transaction valued at about $11 million. Jack Carlisle, his wife, Jeanette, and his daughters, Lisa Beaman and Michelle Carlisle, have developed and are planning thousands of home lots in the Wilmington area and elsewhere in North Carolina, and they also[...]

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