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  • AMSTED RAIL INTERNATIONAL INC.

    Address: 1 South Wacker Drive, Suite 5300 Chicago, IL 60606 USA
    Address for correspondence: 427 Blue Ridge Drive Moon Township, PA 15108 USA
    Tel.: Mark A. Norton tel. +1 (412) 427-5050
    e-mail: mnorton@amstedrail.com
    www.amstedrail.com

    Amsted Rail International, Inc., is 100% owned by Amsted Rail Company, Inc., which is a wholly owned company of Amsted Industries Incorporated, with annual revenues of approximately US$3 billion.

    Amsted Rail manufactures bogies and its components (frames, bolsters, couplers, yokes and springs), bearings, axles and rail wheels. In 2009 it was commissioned the world’s most modern, fully automated axle facility. Amsted Rail is the largest manufacturer and supplier of rail wheels for freight cars in the world with over 100 years of manufacturing experience. The cast wheels are manufactured using Griffin controlled pressure pouring process in North America, Brazil and India and Amsted ABC process in China and South Africa. Cast wheels have been used safely and successfully since the inception of the railways in North America. Today, approximately 75% of the North American freight wagon wheels used are cast steel operating in 20ton/axle to over 30t/axle heavy haul service at speeds up to 125 km/hr. All of Amsted Rail operating plants in North America manufacturing Griffin wheels have AAR M107/208 and M-1003 quality assurance certification

    Any questions please direct to Mark A. Norton, e-mail: mnorton@amstedrail.com
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