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WELCOME ABOARD

JK-CO, based in Findlay, Ohio, is a
specialty railcar manufacturer providing
railcar repairs, parts and services to the
rail and mining industries and to private
companies that own their equipment.
President Joe Kurtz
joe_kurtz@jk-co.com
(419) 422-5240
www.jk-co.com

LEJAK & Associates is a Chicago,
Illinois-based firm providing sales representation, engineered products and specialty fabrication services throughout North America.
Eric Marks
ericmarks@lejakandassociates.com
(630) 935-1520
www.lejakandassociates.com

LinkUp International LP, based in
Roanoke, Texas, provides in-house cradleto-grave design, engineering and manufacturing for locomotive and freight car parts,
specializing in LSI equipment shelving for
PTC systems.
Nate Fritzel
nate@linkupinternational.net
(817) 490-1595
www.linkupinternational.net

Massachusetts Central Railroad is a
26-mile short line based in South Barre,
Massachusetts.

Muscle Products Corp., based in Jackson
Center, Pennsylvania, is a manufacturer of
specialty lubricants and greases for rail and
industrial use.

Softrail Inc., based in Eighty Four, Pennsylvania, specializes in providing automatic
equipment identification products and
services to the railroad industry.

President Sharon Dittrich
sharon@mpclubricants.com
(814) 786-0166
www.mpclubricants.com

President Tom Levine
tomlevine@signalcc.com
(724) 942-1473
www.aeitag.com

Plainsman Switching Co., based in Lubbock, Texas, connects with Union Pacific
and BNSF Railway. It operates an 18-mile
line and handles a variety of commodities
including grain, chemicals, cottonseed, cottonseed oil, specialty sands, nonperishable
food items, oil field supplies and lumber.

Southwest Gulf Railroad, based in Hondo,
Texas, is a subsidiary of Vulcan Materials.

General Manager Walt Stokes
wstokes@plainsmanswitching.com
(806) 774-0118
www.plainsmanswitching.com

Wallowa Union Railroad Authority,
based in Wallowa, Oregon, operates 63
miles of track.

Primus Electronics Corp., based in Morris,
Illinois, is a communications distributor for
more than 400 quality companies. Towers,
cables, connectors, surge arrestors, cable
assemblies and other communications needs
are in stock for immediate shipment.
Patrick Morgan
pmorgan@primuselectronics.com
(815) 267-7404
www.primuselectronics.com

Vice President and General Manager
Steve Friedland
sfriedland@masscentralrr.com
(978) 355-0029

Remy Battery Co., based in Milwaukee,
Wisconsin, carries a full spectrum of U.S.made starting, deep cycle and uninterrupted power supply batteries and accessories
and specializes in custom cabling for any
battery application and connection.

Messiah Locomotive Service LLC, based
in Kimberling City, Missouri, provides mobile locomotive repair covering all railroads
and industries. Its services range from periodic maintenance to heavy wreck repairs.

Business Development Manager
Ian Coxworth
ircoxworth@remybattery.com
(414) 384-0340
www.remybattery.com

President Jeremy Erickson
jeremy@messiahlocomotive.com
(417) 354-4908
www.messiahlocomotive.com

Vice President Erik T. Remmert
eremmert@sgrr-mail.com
(210) 997-2638
www.sgrr.com

Mike Hayward
mhayward@co.wallowa.or.us
(541) 426-7732
co.wallowa.or.us

Washburn Institute of Technology,
based in Topeka, Kansas, is a certified
National Academy of Railroad Sciences
training site and has a Locomotive Diesel
Technician program.
Director of the Business & Industry
Center Tim Clothier
tim.clothier@washburn.edu
(785) 670-2240
www.washburntech.edu

Wilderness Environmental Services, with
U.S. operations based in West Henrietta,
New York, provides crossing, main line
and yard weed and brush control, hazard
tree removal, herbicide application, fire
suppression and related services, plus GPS,
GIS and consulting services.
Operations Manager Matt Daubert
mdaubert@wildernessenvironmental.com
(863) 261-1110
www.wildernessenvironmental.com

These new members joined during the fourth quarter of 2015. To inquire about joining ASLRRA or renewing your membership, contact
Kathy Keeney at kkeeney@aslrra.org or (202) 585-3439.

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http://www.mpclubricants.com http://www.aeitag.com http://www.jk-co.com http://www.sgrr.com http://www.lejakandassociates.com http://www.plainsmanswitching.com http://co.wallowa.or.us http://www.linkupinternational.net http://www.primuselectronics.com http://www.washburntech.edu http://www.remybattery.com http://www.wildernessenvironmental.com http://www.messiahlocomotive.com

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