Nippon Sharyo http://northernpublicradio.org en Quinn, LaHood Join Groundbreaking For Nippon Sharyo Expansion http://northernpublicradio.org/post/quinn-lahood-join-groundbreaking-nippon-sharyo-expansion <p>Nippon Sharyo will add to its existing rail car factory with a $54 million facility for metal fabrication and machining work on rail cars. Outgoing&nbsp; U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn joined Japanese dignitaries for the groundbreaking Tuesday. LaHood credited Quinn for the partnership with the Japanese company:</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:51:41 +0000 Jenna Dooley 29062 at http://northernpublicradio.org Quinn, LaHood Join Groundbreaking For Nippon Sharyo Expansion Business Rolling At Rochelle Railcar Maker http://northernpublicradio.org/post/business-rolling-rochelle-railcar-maker <p></p><p>It’s official. A railcar maker in Rochelle will build 130 high speed rail cars for the Midwest and California.&nbsp; Governor Pat Quinn and U-S Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the $352-million contract Monday at Nippon Sharyo’s factory in Rochelle. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:07:35 +0000 Guy Stephens & Susan Stephens 21606 at http://northernpublicradio.org Business Rolling At Rochelle Railcar Maker Rochelle Company Selected for Big Rail Car Contract http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rochelle-company-selected-big-rail-car-contract <P><SPAN face="">Rochelle-based <A href="http://www.nipponsharyousa.com/index.html">Nippon Sharyo </A>has been named the intended recipient of a $352 million contract to build 130 bi-level passenger railcars to accommodate high-speed rail expansion in Illinois and two other Midwest states as well as California.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN face="">“It is good news for Illinois that the intent to award has gone to Illinois-based manufacturing company Nippon Sharyo,” Gov. Pat Quinn said. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 10:10:00 +0000 Guy Stephens 19066 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rochelle Company Selected for Big Rail Car Contract