Global railway maintenance leader Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) will start doing business as Loram Technologies, Inc. With the name change, Loram and Loram Technologies are introducing realignment of the product lines and service offerings of each organisation. Loram delivers all these products and services to customers in Australia and Asia Pacific from its regional headquarters in Brisbane, QLD.
Loram designs, builds and operates high production track machines including production and specialty rail grinders, shoulder ballast cleaners, ditchers, TrackVacs™, Wagonvacs, undercutters and track lifters, and material handling wagons. With this reorganisation, Loram’s unified fleet operations will also include material handling DumpTrains® and SlotMachines®.
Loram Technologies will continue to develop and deliver innovations such as Aurora® sleeper inspection and BallastSaver® lidar inspection services, intelligent ballast wagon products and services, and SENSR® structural monitoring products. Loram Technologies will also add Loram’s Friction Management and geotechnical ground penetrating radar products and services teams to its group.
Loram CEO Phil Homan said that customers will benefit from the new structure. “This reorganisation enhances our culture of innovation and promotes clear, effective alignment of our technical and service teams to better solve customer problems,” he said. “The new structure will enhance our customer focus and accelerate growth within our track inspection and wayside platforms while improving safety and service metrics across all products and services.
“We look forward to the next chapter as we strengthen the Loram brand with this new structure and enhance our ability to meet our customers’ maintenance of way needs,” said Homan. “All our global teams will be aligned to propel us to success for generations to come.”
Loram’s Australian operations deliver contract services to railroad and mining customers across the country. Loram Australia will continue to deliver products and services across all company platforms to provide safe and reliable infrastructure solutions for its Customers in Australia and throughout Asia Pacific.