Nippon Sharyo USA Inc.

Arlington Heights, IL 60005


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2340 South Arlington Heights Road, Suite 605
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
United States

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For the last 110 years Nippon Sharyo has been the leader in the field, ever since it was established as a railway rolling stock manufacturer in 1896 by those who shared the same interest in business circles in central Japan.

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Cummins Powers UP Express

June 19, 2015
Cummins Inc. supplied a Tier 4 Final-certified engine in operation in North America with the launch of Toronto's UP Express. An operating division of Metrolinx, the regional transportat...
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The Industry Remembers Allen Wright

June 16, 2015
Allen Wright 1939 ~ 2015 Wright passed away peacefully at home in Stratford surrounded by family on June 12, 2015. He was a well-known and highly respected figure in the mass ...

Women Can Build’ Photo Exhibit Highlights Women Workers

Rosie the Riveter has seen better days. On May 21, the Jobs to Move America coalition launched the Women Can Build project with a new study and an accompanying photography exhibit...
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Cummins QSK95 engine.

Cummins Powers the Rail Industry Forward to Tier 4

Sept. 12, 2014
The EPA Tier 4 regulations take effect Jan. 1, 2015, for line-haul locomotives, with particulate matter (PM) and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emissions reduced by over 70 percent ...

Nippon Sharyo U.S.A Holds Grand Opening Ceremony for Shop III

Aug. 4, 2014
Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Sharyo U.S.A. Inc., recently celebrated the opening of its expanded production facility, Shop 3, located ...

CA: Jobs to Move America Coalition Statement on Cancellation of Amtrak and California High Speed Rail Authority Joint Request for Proposals

June 24, 2014
On June 20, the California High Speed Rail Authority and Amtrak canceled their joint manufacturing plan for 43 modern high speed trains, concluding that the needs of the two transit...
Cummins Inc.
The new Nippon Sharyo DMU train to be operated on the new transit link from Toronto to Toronto Pearson International Airport.

IN: Cummins QSK19-R to Power Nippon Sharyo DMU Train Designed for New Transit Routes in North America

April 25, 2014
Production underway of 760 HP underfloor railcar engines At Cummins Seymour plant ready to meet Tier 4 final ultra-low emissions.

CA: Coalition Hosts Webinar and Launches Website to Provide Resources for Manufacturers, Rail Experts, and Advocates

April 8, 2014
On April 7, representatives of the world’s largest railcar manufacturing companies learned about best-practices in American workforce development, diversity, and outreach to disadvantag...

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Locomotion to New Heights

Aug. 15, 2014
As rail transit continues its revival in cities across North America, regulators have been right on its heels demanding systems get greener while customers are asking manufacturers...
DOT also is providing $1 billion in FTA Capital Investment (New Starts) grant funding and a TIFIA loan of up to $280 million for the Eagle commuter rail project, which includes construction of two new rail lines that will serve Denver Union Station and are expected to open in 2016.

Industry News - June 2014

June 10, 2014
USDOT Celebrates Grand Opening of Denver Union Station The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administrator Joe Szabo May 9 celebrated the grand opening of Denver...
Advanced Civil Speed Enforcement System (ACSES) installed in new Siemens-built Amtrak electric locomotives

PTC: Positively Troubling Concerns

June 10, 2014
When a speeding Metro-North Railroad train on the Hudson Line derailed and killed four people in the Bronx on Dec. 1, 2013, it resurrected the Spector of the fatal 2005 Metrolink...
Metro Transit
The northbound Metro Blue Line Hiawatha train in front of City Hall in Minneapolis, Minn.

Industry News - June 2013

June 3, 2013
Light Rail Trains Powered by Wind Metro Transit had a three-car consist of new Siemens LRVs that were powered exclusively by wind energy recently in recognition of Earth Day. ...
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Nippon Sharyo employees and leaders were joined by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood at the April 30 groundbreaking for an expansion of its Rochelle, Ill., plant.

High Speed Expansion for High-Speed Rail Builder

April 30, 2013
Nippon Sharyo breaks ground on expanding its Rochelle, Ill. plant.
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Nippon Sharyo Opens Facility in Rochelle

July 23, 2012
Rail car manufacturer Nippon Sharyo is investing more than $50 million and has created nearly 300 jobs in Rochelle, Ill., and had its grand opening ceremony July 19, 2012.

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Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing LLC held a grand opening for its Rochelle, Ill., facility on July 19, 2012.

Nippon Sharyo Grand Opening in Rochelle

July 23, 2012
Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Sharyo USA, opened its railcar production facility in Rochelle, Ill., on July 19, 2012
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Nippon Sharyo Opening: Taiko Drummers

July 23, 2012
Taiko drummers perform at the grand opening of Nippon Sharyo's manufacturing facility in Rochelle, IL. Nippon Sharyo is a rail car manufacturer out of Japan.
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Nippon Sharyo Opening: Taiko Drummers

July 23, 2012
Taiko drummers perform at the grand opening of Nippon Sharyo's U.S. rail car manufacturing facility on July 19, 2012 in Rochelle, Ill.
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Nippon Sharyo Opening: Gov. Pat Quinn

July 23, 2012
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at the grand opening ceremony of Nippon Sharyo's U.S. manufacturing facility for passenger rail cars on July 19, 2012, in Rochelle, Ill.

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Nippon Sharyo Expands of Rochelle Production Facility

April 30, 2013
Nippon Sharyo Ltd. and Nippon Sharyo U.S.A., Inc. announced the expansion of its U.S. production facility in Rochelle, Ill., which started operation in June 2012.