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Rail Industry Manufacturer
Plasser American Corporation

Company Website

2001 Myers Road
Chesapeake, VA 23324
Phone: 757-543-3526
Fax: 757-494-7186

Plasser American Corp. provides technology and know‐how. Working in partnership with our customers we address the industry's most pressing Maintenance‐of‐Way challenges. From a small operation with five employees in 1960, Plasser American now has more than 300 employees headquartered in a modern 170,000+ square foot facility in Chesapeake, Virginia. Plasser's expertise lies in high capacity and customized equipment in all areas of track maintenance including Tamping, Ballast Management, Ballast Undercutting/Cleaning, Dynamic Track Stabilization, Track Measuring, Catenary etc. Together with our partner companies we have manufactured more than 16,000 machines in 110 countries worldwide since 1953.

View Their Products:

Track Products: Ballast Cars Ballast Hopper and Conveyor Car - MFS Track Products: Ballast Distributing Systems Ballast Distribution System - BDS100/200 Track Products: Ballast Regulators Ballast Regulator - PBR2005 Ballast Regulator - PBR550 Track Products: Ballast Undercutters/Cleaners Ballast Undercutter/Cleaner - RM2003 Ballast Undercutter/Cleaner - RM80 Track Products: Communication Systems PSMS Datamatic 2.0 Track Products: Cribbers Ballast Cribber - CR312 Track Products: Excavators Ballast Vacuum Scraper-Excavator - VM170 JUMBO Track Products: Overhead Machines Catenary Inspection and Maintenance Vehicle - MTW100 Track Products: Rail Grinding Grinding Machine - GWM250 Track Products: Tampers Continuous Action Switch/Production Tamper - 09-2X DYNACAT Continuous Action Tamper – 09-3X C-W DYNAMIC TAMPING EXPRESS Continuous Action Two-Tie Tamping Machine - 09-2X C.A.T. Nipper Tamper - 08-16 NT Spot/Switch/Chase Tamper - PST16SW Switch and Production Tamper - 09-16 DYNACAT Switch and Production Tamper - GRM3000T Switch and Production Tamper - METRO 4x4 Tamping Trailer - GRM2X Tie Tamper - PTT2000 Track Products: Track Geometry Cars & Equipment Track Geometry Cars Track Products: Track Stabilizers Dynamic Track Stabilizer - PTS62 Dynamic Track Stabilizer - PTS90C Track Products: Turnout Renewal Systems Switch Exchange System - WM40PK Track Products: Welding Systems, Rail In-Track Rail Welder - APT1500RL