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Miller Felpax Featured in Transportation & Logistics International Magazine

Posted in leadership, Locomotive Logistics, Locomotive Truck Parts, rail, rail parts, railway parts with tags , , , , , on January 24, 2013 by millerfelpax

The rail parts manufacturer’s CEO, Steve Blue, to share how its service and dedication to customer has earned it a stellar reputation worldwide.

Miller Felpax is featured in the Spring, 2013 issue of Transportation & Logistics International, which will be available the end of January.

Transportation & Logistics International is the mustread trade publication to stay abreast of critical issues and trends for leadership in the industry. According to their media kit, “each issue profiles dozens of successful companies in the transport, shipping, supply chain management and logistics sectors, and provides our readers with timely interviews that showcase best practices in efficiency and management.”

Miller Felpax is a Winona, MN-based firm that designs, manufactures and distributes rail parts, including locomotive, rail car, traction motor, bogie, truck and gear case components. It holds over 240 patents and has been in business since 1948.

“It’s an honor to be highlighted in the Spring 2013 issue of Transportation & Logistics International“, said Steve Blue, CEO of Miller Felpax. “Our parts are found on every freight train in the United States, so we are looking forward to sharing some of our success story with the industry.”

The article focuses not only on the history of Miller Felpax and its reputation for impeccable quality parts, but also on its dedication to service. “Our commitment to the customer – to giving them what they want when they need it – is a hallmark of Miller Felpax,” Blue added. “We have a very loyal customer base across the world, and they know that they can count on Miller Felpax to deliver the best service.”


Miller Felpax Hosts Plant Tour as Part of Winona Chamber’s Manufacturing Week

Posted in leadership with tags , , , , , on October 11, 2012 by millerfelpax

Global manufacturer provides insight into plant operations to illustrate best in class manufacturing processes.

As part of the Winona Chamber of Commerce’s Manufacturing Week, Miller Felpax, a leading global manufacturer of locomotive and railway parts and active member of the Chamber, opened its plant to tours on October 10, 2012. Two plant tours were scheduled for Chamber members and guests.

“Miller Felpax knows how important manufacturing is not only to Winona and the surrounding areas, but also to the health and well-being of our country,” said Miller Felpax CEO Steven L. Blue. “As active members of the Chamber, a growing company and supporter of the community, we are pleased to provide plant tours so others can see manufacturing up close and personal.”

The plant tours highlighted Miller Felpax’s history, exceptional processes and best in class locomotive and railway products. A host of local and state legislators were on hand to tour the site and network with guests.

Blue, a noted author and keynote speaker in addition to his CEO duties, was there for the tours, and donated 500 copies of his latest book, The $10 Million Employee, as well. Adding to the celebration, business expert and number one New York Times best-selling author, Harvey Mackay, also donated two of his books: The Harvey Mackay Network Builder and Harvey Mackay’s ABC’s of Success.

“Businesses may be struggling in the ‘new normal’ and these books are no-holds-barred, clear-eyed looks at how your most valuable assets might be costing you millions,” said Blue. “As active members of the Chamber and supporters of the community, Harvey and I are pleased to provide copies of our books for Chamber members and guests.”

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Miller Felpax Names Vice President of Marketing and Business Development

Posted in leadership, locomotive, rail, rail parts, railway, train with tags , , , , , on March 21, 2011 by millerfelpax

Dave Fisher, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development

Miller Felpax Corporation recently announced the appointment of Dave Fisher as the company’s new Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. Fisher, who has an extensive background in the rail industry, will be responsible for the evaluation and execution of Miller Felpax growth strategies.

“We are looking forward to having Dave on board. We are confident that sis experience and expertise will further Miller Felpax’s execution of internal growth initiatives, acquisitions and out-partnering opportunities,” commented Steve Blue, CEO of Miller Felpax Corporation.

Fisher has 30 years of knowledge in technology, manufacturing and transportation companies in a number of senior general management, operations, marketing and sales roles. Prior to joining Miller Felpax, he was employmed with companies such as ZTR Control Systems, Burlington Northern Railroad and CAE Railway Technologies where he led numerous merger and acquisition activities and strategy development. Fisher received his Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Engineering from North Dakota State University and his Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota.

A Global Leader in Railway Components

Posted in international, leadership, locomotive, Locomotive Truck Parts, rail parts, railway on January 17, 2011 by millerfelpax

Are you new to Miller Felpax?

Posted in leadership, locomotive, rail, rail parts, railway, train on October 5, 2010 by millerfelpax

If you are in the rail industry, then probably not. Miller Felpax Corporation is a leading manufacturer and distributor of rail parts and has designed and manufactured locomotive, rail car, traction motor, bogie, truck, combo and gear case parts, used in over 100 countries, for over 60 years. In fact, we are the sole manufacturer of many of the rail parts you are already using.  You might not know that we:

  • Are the original inventor and manufacturer of traction motor lubricators and traction motor gear case seals, for both EMD and GE locomotives
  • Supply the rail industry with traction motor support bearings, traction motor gear cases, pedestal liners, bolster wear plates and center bowl liners, along with numerous other locomotive components. 
  • Are a leading OEM producer of Light Emitting Diode (LED) highway crossing signals
  • Have over 4,000 parts ready to be delivered to you.

As a customer of or partner with Miller Felpax, you need to know why we are a leader in the industry and how our foundation of quality, respect and integrity ensures you the best products and service every day. 

Welcome our new team member, Dave Fisher

We’re pleased to announce a great addition to the Miller Felpax team, the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Dave Fisher.  Dave has an extensive background in the rail industry and will be responsible for Miller Felpax’s growth strategies. Dave will be focused on execution of internal growth initiatives, acquisitions and out-partnering opportunities. It’s an exciting time to be in the rail industry and Dave has joined the leader. We look forward to his contributions.

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