RSI Member Spotlight: The Greenbrier Companies
The Greenbrier Companies [NYSE: GBX], headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is the leading global integrated supplier of transportation equipment and services to the railroad and marine industries. We build new railroad freight cars in our five manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Mexico and Poland and marine barges at our Portland, Oregon deep water site. We are the market leader in the design and production of intermodal, boxcar, gondola, tank car and covered hopper railcars. Our customers include railroads, shippers and leasing companies—partners who depend on us for innovative design, quality production and on-time delivery. In Europe, we build and refurbish railroad freight wagons through our operation in Poland. In Brazil, GBX is the leading manufacturer of railcars for the Latin American market thorough our joint venture Greenbrier-Maxion. GBX also offers repair and refurbishment services on all railcar types through our joint venture called GBW Railcar Services, LLC. GBW owns and operates the largest independent repair shop network in North America with over 30 locations, including 12 tank car repair and maintenance facilities certified by the Association of American Railroads. GBX also sells reconditioned wheel sets and provides wheel services at 9 locations throughout the U.S. GBX has a lease fleet of nearly 10,000 railcars and perform management services for customers on approximately 270,000 railcars.