COMMITTED TO THE LONG HAUL

Railroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. Our mission is to deliver superior value in a cost-effective manner. 

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Progress Rail, Railroad Supplier

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Our team works hard to create lifelong customer relationships, supplying comprehensive rolling stock and infrastructure solutions for the global rail industry and setting the standard for excellence. We care about fostering the sustainable movement of goods and people for generations to come, and we know our customers care, too. Our strategic footprint ensures responsive, quality customer support all day, every day.

We are one of the largest integrated diversified providers of rolling stock and infrastructure solutions and technologies for the global rail industry. The company provides advanced EMD® locomotives, engines, and technologies, railcars, trackwork, fasteners, signaling, rail welding and Kershaw® Maintenance-of-Way equipment, along with dedicated locomotive and freight car repair services, aftermarket parts support and recycling operations. Progress Rail’s deep industry expertise ensures a commitment to quality through innovative solutions. 

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GLOBAL PRESENCE

Nearly 200 Operations in 16 Countries Worldwide

8,000+ Employees 

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INFRASTRUCTURE

Progress Rail covers the complete value chain for railroad infrastructure. Our highly specialized focus on track structure and maintenance has enabled us to become the largest supplier of infrastructure products and services in the United States, with growing international exposure. 

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Trackwork, Rail welding

ENGINES

With deliveries to over 75 countries, we have designed and produced more than 75,000 EMD® diesel engines — exceeding any other locomotive manufacturer, to create the largest installed fleet worldwide.

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ENGINES, EMD, Electo Motive

RAIL TECHNOLOGY

We continue to invest in broadening our already rich product and service offerings. We are helping our customers by creating smart, connected fleets to meet and exceed the needs of the railroads of tomorrow. 

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Rail Technology

SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability is not only a highlight of Our Values in Action as a part of Caterpillar – it is an action we take into account every day in the communities where we live and work – whether recycling end-of-life components, railroad materials or repowering or refurbishing a locomotive. 

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Sustainability, Recycling
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COMPANY HISTORY

In 1983, Steel Processing Services Inc., a recycling company, was founded by Caterpillar Group President, Billy Ainsworth. Steel Processing was acquired by Electric Fuels Corporation, combined with Corbin Railway Service Company and renamed to Progress Rail Services Corporation. In 2006, the company was acquired by Caterpillar Inc.

In March of 2019, Billy Ainsworth was promoted to Group President of Caterpillar’s Energy and Transportation Division, and Marty Haycraft, formerly Executive Vice President of Rolling Stock, was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Progress Rail. Through organic growth and over 36 key acquisitions, including Electro-Motive Diesel in 2010 and ECM S.p.A. in 2018, Progress Rail has grown to be on the forefront of railroad innovation.

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