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Miller Felpax Center Plate Lube Disc

Posted in locomotive, locomotive parts, rail parts, railway parts on September 13, 2012 by millerfelpax


Locomotive Part Manufacturer, Miller Felpax Names New Senior Sales Associate for Canada

Posted in locomotive with tags , , on July 20, 2011 by millerfelpax

Miller Felpax Corporation announced today the appointment of Keith Gilbert as Senior Account Executive for Canada. Keith will be responsible for the sales and execution of Miller Felpax’s growth strategies in these regions.

“Keith is a great addition to our sales team,” said Dave Fisher, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. “His background in the railway industry is a perfect fit for Miller Felpax to build upon the great success we’ve developed over the last 60 years. This is a time of business growth in Canada and Keith has ideal sales training for such a fast-growing environment,” added Fisher. “With his vast experience and expertise in the field, Miller Felpax will be well positioned to keep a strong market share in Canada for years to come.”

Keith began his career with Canadian National Railway (CN) as an electrician’s apprentice in Montreal. After completing the program, he moved to the CN Technical Research Center where he spent 11 years in Research and Development. Thereafter, Keith transferred as a Technical Officer specializing in locomotive performance evaluation.

Building on his technical foundation, he left CN to start a sales career with Q-Tron Electronics in business development and later relocated to Calgary as Vice President of Sales. Since that time Keith has further diversified his sales experience with stints at NRE-Alco, GE Transportation (locomotive and marine) and Hulcher Services.

Miller Felpax Acquires Locomotive Engine and Truck Components Supplier, Amfab

Posted in locomotive, Locomotive Truck Parts, rail parts, train on April 5, 2011 by millerfelpax

Miller Felpax Plans to Expand Existing Locomotive and Truck Parts Distribution

Miller Felpax announced today the acquisition of Amfab , a full-line manufacturer of locomotive products specializing in engine and truck parts, including brake rigging and other  truck components. 

Amfab has been a respected industry leader providing custom solutions as well as improvements to existing truck products. The company’s customer-focused designs have offered value by improving truck performance and addressing safety concerns. In addition to being an aftermarket components manufacturer, Amfab has also been an authorized provider of OEM locomotive parts including:

• Slack adjusters
• Metal wear plates, spring seats, brackets
• Center plate bushings, sander guides
• Metal pedestal liners, engine pipe and tube assemblies
• Brake rigging, shim plates
• Traction motor nose pack holders, tie bars

“Amfab is a good strategic fit with solid growth potential,” commented Steven Blue, President and CEO of Miller Felpax. “We view Amfab as very complementary to our existing locomotive engine and truck component business, and the addition of Amfab products will allow us to better serve our customers.”

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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

Miller Felpax Announces Full Line of EMD Truck Parts

Posted in locomotive, Locomotive Truck Parts, rail parts, Uncategorized on December 16, 2010 by millerfelpax

Miller Felpax is proud to announce that it is carrying a full line of EMD truck parts including components on the newer radial/steerable truck. These include the rubber over molded bushings, shocks and dampers, wear parts, pins and bushings and more. Custom kits are available for customer programs or projects. Give us a call to see how we can support your truck overhaul needs.

We manufacture high performing, long wearing and reliable truck parts using superior technology and materials that meet the most exacting specifications. From Pedestal Liners for EMD and GE locomotives, to Coupler Carrier Wear Plates, Center Bowl Liners, Wear Rings, and Bolster Wear Plates, Miller Felpax can satisfy all your truck wear parts needs.

Looking for a particular part? Call on us today, we’ll deliver.

Toll-Free 1-877-843-0767

We’ve Got You Covered: Traction Motor Support Bearings

Posted in locomotive, rail, rail parts, railway, Uncategorized on November 10, 2010 by millerfelpax

It’s the Real Deal – high performance traction motor support bearings at a lower cost than you’re now paying. Miller Felpax, inventor and patent holder for most of the bearings in use today, has joined forces with CMBA, South America’s leading producer of traction motor support bearings. Together, we’re bringing high quality bearings to the North American market. What a sweet deal! Top quality and performance that you’ve come to expect, at a price that will substantially improve your bottom line. Download the sales sheet here.

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