Amfab is a good strategic fit with solid growth potential. We view Amfab as very complementary to our existing locomotive engine and truck component business, and the addition of Amfab products.
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Winona, MN (PRWEB) April 7, 2011
Miller Felpax announced today the acquisition of Amfab, a full-line manufacturer of locomotive products specializing in engine and truck parts, including brake rigging and other truck components.
Amfab has been a respected industry leader providing custom solutions as well as improvements to existing truck products. The company’s customer-focused designs have offered value by improving truck performance and addressing safety concerns. In addition to being an aftermarket components manufacturer, Amfab has also been an authorized provider of OEM locomotive parts including:
- Slack adjusters
- Metal wear plates, spring seats, brackets
- Center plate bushings, sander guides
- Metal pedestal liners, engine pipe and tube assemblies
- Brake rigging, shim plates
- Traction motor nose pack holders, tie bars
“Amfab is a good strategic fit with solid growth potential,” commented Steven Blue, President and CEO of Miller Felpax. “We view Amfab as very complementary to our existing locomotive engine and truck component business, and the addition of Amfab products will allow us to better serve our customers.”
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
About Miller Felpax Corporation
Miller Felpax Corporation has designed and manufactured locomotive, rail car, traction motor, bogie, truck, combo and gear case parts, used in over 100 countries, for over 60 years. Miller Felpax is the original inventor and manufacturer of traction motor lubricators and traction motor gear case seals, for both EMD and GE locomotives. In addition to wick lubricators and gear case seals, Miller Felpax also supplies the rail industry with traction motor support bearings, traction motor gear cases, pedestal liners, bolster wear plates and center bowl liners, along with numerous other locomotive components.
The company’s railcar parts include coupler carrier wear plates, brake beam guide wear plates, center plate liners, spring pads, brake system vent protectors and AAR Rule 47 lube disks.
Miller Felpax is a leading OEM producer of Light Emitting Diode (LED) highway crossing signals. The Everray crossing signal is an accepted industry leader, with the largest US installed base.
Miller Felpax Corporation has been awarded over 240 patents for rail component innovations, cementing its reputation as a rail industry technology leader.
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