High-speed rail funds could bring manufacturing to US

Dec 08, 2009 | 05:38 AM | Martyn Chase

More than 30 companies are planning to establish or expand manufacturing operations in the United States if they are selected to build high-speed rail networks in this country, according to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

Companies named by the Transportation Department include Bombardier Inc., GE Transportation, Kawasaki Rail Car Inc. and Siemens AG, plus a handful of more specialized niche players, such as Columbus Steel Castings Co., a Columbus, Ohio-based foundry, and Simmons Machine Tool Corp.....





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