NEW FOCUS, NEW FUTURE : A NAME CHANGE. AN IPO. A PLANT OPENING. WHAT'S NEXT FOR FREIGHTCAR AMERICA?

This article profiles FreightCar America, a leading supplier of rail cars, including coal, flat, intermodal , forest-products and steel products, as well covered hoppers, mill gondolas, and aluminum vehicle carriers. A timeline shows the company's significant milestones, beginning with its origins in 1901 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The article focuses on FreightCar America's primary aspiration which is to establish a worldwide presence. In order to do this, the company must expand its plant facilities, invest in international opportunities, obtain more raw materials and components, and market new products. The article examines FreightCar America's plans for pursuing these ventures.

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    • Page range: pp 16-18, 20-21
  • Corporate Authors:

    Trade Press Publishing Corporation

    2100 West Florist Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI  United States  53209-
  • Authors:
    • Stagl, J
  • Publication Date: 2005-8

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 01005503
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 19 2005 1:56PM