Press release, December
28, 2010 . . .
and Turnout Co. announces the ground-breaking for a 20,000 sq. ft. addition to
its Richmond, IL trackwork manufacturing facility.
Atlantic Track and Turnout Co. has taken
the next step in the expansion of its trackwork manufacturing capability with
the ground-breaking for a 20,000 sq. ft. addition to its Richmond, IL trackwork
manufacturing facility. The addition will house new equipment broadening the range
of products and services Atlantic Track offers the railroad industry. In addition,
the expansion provides additional indoor space for turnout panels and storage.
Scheduled completion date is April 1, 2011.
expansion of the Richmond facility follows Atlantic Track's August, 2010 purchase
of the assets of Mid-South Rail and Reconditioning, a Memphis based special trackwork
"Atlantic Track's decision
to grow its frog and switch manufacturing business has been met with huge acceptance
by our customer base", according to Peter Hughes, President of Atlantic Track.
The expansion at the plant in Illinois
and the acquisition of the plant in Memphis further establishes Atlantic Track
as a trackwork manufacturer, capable of delivering material according to varied
1924, Atlantic Track manufactures and supplies new and reconditioned switches
and trackwork components; composite third rail; fiberglass insulators and coverboard;
new and relay quality rails and OTM; and is a leading supplier of crane rails
Atlantic Track has
sales, production and warehousing locations in 10 states and is ISO certified.