LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) will be exhibiting at Middle East Rail conference from March 7-8, 2017 in Dubai, UAE. Mr. James Cowan, President Greenbrier International & CEO GBW Railcar Services, will be a featured speaker at the conference where he will discuss the topic, "Competing on Freight Efficiency". Greenbrier invites all visitors to Middle East Rail 2017 to join us:
Venue: Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE
Greenbrier Stand: C40
Contact: Thomas Jackson, Vice President
Email: Tom.Jackson@gbrx.com, mobile phone: 00+1 330-321-6301
Middle East Rail 2016 is the largest rail conference and expo in the Middle East, North Africa & Central Asia. It features more than 10,000 visitors, more than 300 exhibitors, more than 600 government officials and speakers from the largest rail companies in the world.
Greenbrier (www.gbrx.com), headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is a leading international supplier of equipment and services to freight rail transportation markets. Greenbrier designs, builds and markets freight railcars in North America and Europe. We also build and market marine barges in North America. We manufacture freight railcars and rail castings in Brazil through a strategic partnership. Through our European manufacturing operations, we recently began delivery of U.S.-designed tank cars to Saudi Arabia. In October 2016, we entered into an agreement with Astra Rail Management GmbH to form a new company, Greenbrier-Astra Rail, which will create an end-to-end, Europe-based freight railcar manufacturing, engineering and repair business. We expect this combination to be completed during 2017. We are a leading provider of wheel services, parts, leasing and other services to the railroad and related transportation industries in North America and a supplier of freight railcar repair, refurbishment and retrofitting services in North America through a joint venture partnership with Watco Companies, LLC. Through other joint ventures, we produce rail castings, tank heads and other railcar components. Greenbrier owns a lease fleet of over 8,500 railcars and performs management services for over 265,000 railcars.
SOURCE The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX)