CAMP HILL, Pa., Oct. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diversified global industrial company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today a major railway track and infrastructure maintenance equipment award from SBB, the federal railway system of Switzerland.
The SBB award considerably broadens the business landscape for Harsco Rail, introducing the first products the division will design and manufacture in Europe. Harsco Rail will purchase forty percent of the content for the UTVs from Swiss suppliers, and also will utilize components from other proven European railway suppliers."The SBB contract marks a new chapter in Harsco Rail's history," said Harsco Rail President Scott Jacoby. "Our European team is building technical and local sourcing relationships that add another dimension to our capabilities, particularly in such an influential equipment market as Europe. We're excited to see our Harsco UTVs leading a new generation of railway maintenance vehicle technology." About Harsco Corporation Harsco Corporation serves major industries that are fundamental to worldwide growth and development, including railways, metals and energy. Harsco's common stock is a component of the S&P MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 1000 Index. Additional information can be found at www.harsco.com. The photo is also available at Newscom, www.newscom.com, and via AP PhotoExpress.
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