Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We and our predecessors have been manufacturing railcars since 1901. We are the leading manufacturer of aluminum-bodied railcars in North America, based on the number of railcars delivered. We specialize in the production of coal cars, which represented 91% of our deliveries of railcars in 2012 and 93% of our deliveries of railcars in 2011. Our BethGon ® railcar has been the leading aluminum-bodied coal car sold in North America for over 20 years. Over the last 25 years, we believe we have built and introduced more types of coal cars than all other manufacturers in North America combined. The balance of our production consisted of a broad spectrum of railcar types. Our railcar manufacturing facilities are located in Danville, Illinois and Roanoke, Virginia. Both facilities have the capability to manufacture a variety of types of railcars, including aluminum-bodied and steel-bodied railcars. ... More ...