Morton Rail Products has announced a new, authorized distribution partner in Unity Railway Supply effective immediately. The new partnership will focus on the rail repair market to drive improved service and delivery to our valued customers.  “As we continue to improve our internal lean operations at our Libertyville factories and simultaneously launch our new facility in San Louis Potosi, Mexico, it was also just as important to align ourselves with a partner who understands the railroad industry and could help us better serve our customer base.  We strongly believe we have that strategic partner with Bill O’Connor, Marc Trani and the team at Unity Railway Supply,” says Jeff Fleming, VP of Sales and Marketing at Morton Rail Products.

About Morton Rail Products:

Since 1903, Morton Rail Products has designed and manufactured Open Grip® and Deck Span® safety grating in the form of running boards, platforms, and brake steps for the railroad industry.  The innovative design of Morton Rail Products Open-Grip® running boards offers integral “wiped” ends that are easy to handle and install. They subsequently provide a secure transition between boards that are laid end-to-end, eliminating the need for mechanically fastened end supports.  All our products are manufactured to meet or exceed current AAR standards and practices.  In addition, we are a registered ISO 9001:2008 manufacturer.

Our engineering and manufacturing expertise allow us to understand our customer’s design challenges and develop solutions to solve our customer’s unique applications while providing industry-leading, slip-resistant walking surfaces.  The product line continues to grow with Auto Rack side sheets, intermodal platforms, locomotive steps, and customer-specific designs.  Morton Rail Products is a part of Metalex.

About Unity Railway Supply:

Unity Railway Supply Co., Inc. based in Bensenville, Illinois is a leading representative and distributor for a number of established manufacturers of freight car components serving railroads, new car builders, and repair shops throughout North America.

We were incorporated in 1960 as a manufacturers’ representative and stocking distributor to the railway industry. Today, Unity Railway Supply distributes a wide array of products to complement the various needs of our customers. Components provided are AAR approved where applicable and are produced in accordance with AAR M-1003 and/or ISO 9001:2008.

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