May 8, 2023 - TRA Newswire -

Loram Technologies, best known for their railway safety and maintenance vehicles seen working on railroads across the country, has broken ground on the south side of Georgetown, Texas for their Global Rail Campus headquarters.

The ceremony was held May 3rd to kick off the campus construction which will house corporate offices and facilities for the production and manufacture of maintenance of way and railroad inspection equipment.

Loram Technologies, Inc. acquired Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) in 2020.  The company currently employs more than 100 people in Georgetown to manufacture and provide maintenance of way equipment and services for customers. The new 92,000 square-foot facility will have direct rail access and employment is expected to double to 300 once construction is completed. 

U.S. Represenative John Carter (R-Tex), Georgetown Mayor Josh Schroeder, Loram Technologies President Greg Grissomand Loram Corporation CEO Bradley Willerns delivered remarks. Also among the 100 attendees were executives from Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC).  

Loram has 1,800-plus employees; the vast majority are heavy equipment operators and maintainers working on railway lines across North America. It has manufacturing facilities and corporate offices in Minnesota, Illinois and Texas. Loram Technologies, Inc. is part of Hamel, Minn.-based Loram.

Photo credit: Loram