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March 19, 2019

R. J. Corman Railroad Switching Company, LLC Announces Two New Customers

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky – Today, R. J. Corman Railroad Switching Company, LLC begins switching operations for two new customers. In Catawba, South Carolina, R. J. Corman will be providing switching services to New-Indy Containerboard, a producer of pulp, paper and packaging products. In Little Rock, Arkansas, R. J. Corman will be providing switching services to a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing granules. The granules made become part of roofing materials seen on millions of homes in the United States.


“We’re excited to continue to add services and customers,” said Paul Lauritzen, Vice President of Transportation for R. J. Corman Railroad Group. “We remain committed to achieving our mission of total customer satisfaction, which is why R. J. Corman Railroad Switching Company has seen so much success and growth. We look forward to the strategic partnership we will provide for both new locations.”


R. J. Corman will be switching railcars at both locations. In Little Rock, the company will be bringing on 10 employees under the leadership of Ken Dziwulski, Director of Operations. R. J. Corman will spot empty covered hoppers for the loading of the finished product and subsequently pull the same to Union Pacific Railroad. Additionally, in Little Rock, the company will move a 40-car train to and from the rock quarry as well as maintain the approximately 11 miles of track at the facility.


At New-Indy, along with switching railcars, R. J. Corman will be supplying locomotives and will be bringing on 12 employees under the leadership of John Arnwine, Director of Operations.


“Accurate, on-time movement of our finished products to customers is the base of New-Indy’s customer service,” said Brian Rankin, of New-Indy Containerboard. “R. J. Corman’s railroading experience, combined with their commitment to service make this a great complement to the Catawba facility.”


R. J. Corman Switching Company is a subsidiary of R. J. Corman Railroad Group. Altogether, R. J. Corman Railroad Group employs more than 1,500 people in 22 states. In addition to switching operations, R. J. Corman companies provide a broad scope of services to the railroad industry such as emergency response, track material distribution, track construction, short line railroad operations, signal design and construction as well as building eco-friendly locomotives.


For more information about the company, visit www.rjcorman.com or call 859-881-7521.