The Greenbrier Companies, headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is a leading international supplier of equipment and services to the freight rail transportation markets.
We are one of the leading designers, manufacturers and marketers of railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. We manufacture railcars in Brazil and are a manufacturer and marketer of marine barges in North America. Through our European manufacturing operations, we also deliver railcars for the Saudi Arabian market. 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 provider of railcar repair, refurbishment and retrofitting services in North America through an unconsolidated joint venture. Through other unconsolidated affiliates we produce rail and industrial castings, tank heads and other components.
We operate an integrated business model in North America that combines freight car manufacturing, wheel services, repair, refurbishment, retrofitting, component parts, leasing and fleet management services. Our model is designed to provide customers with a comprehensive set of freight car solutions utilizing our substantial engineering, mechanical and technical capabilities as well as our experienced commercial personnel. We believe our integrated model is difficult to duplicate and provides greater value for our customers.