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REMSA Member Encore Rail Systems Hosts Governor John Hickenlooper

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BROOMFIELD, CO – Yesterday, Governor John Hickenlooper (D-Colorado) joined the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and its member Encore Rail Systems to tour their headquarters in Broomfield, CO. Governor Hickenlooper spoke with company leaders, employees, and rail industry representatives about transportation infrastructure, the short line tax credit, and economic initiatives to create jobs in Colorado. REMSA coordinated the event.

Hickenlooper is a national figure who served as Governor of Colorado for eight years from 2011 to 2019, and as mayor of Denver from 2003 to 2011. He was a previous chairman of the National Governors Association and oversaw wide bipartisan support during his time in public office. Before his life in public service, Governor Hickenlooper was a successful small business owner who opened one of the first brewpubs in the United States. In August, he announced his campaign to run for the United States Senate in 2020.

“Thanks to Encore Rail Systems for the warm welcome and informative tour today,” said Governor John Hickenlooper. “I always enjoy seeing innovative Colorado businesses first-hand and hearing directly about the issues that matter to them. Investing in and modernizing our infrastructure nationwide is absolutely essential to our ability to compete in the 21st century economy and combat climate change, and I appreciated hearing their perspective on how we can tackle those challenges.”

“Encore Rail Systems was honored to host Governor Hickenlooper and his staff at our headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado,” said Encore Vice President and General Manager Greg Spilker. “We are proud to showcase our products and services, our new facility and the great employees we have. Encore and rail suppliers play a major role supporting the nation’s economy, and we are excited to tell that story.  Encore provides good jobs and spends a significant amount of money locally in support of our business.”

Encore Rail Systems has led the railroad crosstie remediation industry for over twenty years and is solely dedicated to crosstie protection and maintenance. Encore has made a name for themselves in the railroad industry with their unique ability to provide both tie plugging compounds and equipment for spike hole plugging. Encore has become synonymous with the best performing equipment, plugging compounds and service in the rail industry. Their signature EnduraPlug tie plugging compound is favored by Class 1 railroads short lines, transit rail, and contractors across North America.

In Colorado, rail suppliers employ more than 2,300 people, while 13 freight railroads operate and maintain over 2,800 miles of track that employ nearly 2,350 people.

EnduraPlug. Earning It’s Name for Decades

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The Time Tested Tie Plugging Compound with Gauge Holding Power

We’ve made a habit of introducing revolutionary equipment and compounds that are engineered to extend the life of your crossties. Our EnduraPlugTM Tie Plugging Compound is developed in labs and tested in the field to ensure the highest quality and greatest value for our customers.

EnduraPlugTM Benefits

  • A 1 to 1 ratio expanding polyurethane foam
  • Formulated to match density of a hard wood tie and provide superior holding strength
  • Easily dispensed and set up quickly to meet production needs
  • Can be applied in low temperatures
  • Available in 5 gallon pails and 125 & 250 gallon totes
  • Maintains superior spike retention and track gauge as proven in the field and in independent testing
  • Can be applied in low temperatures
  • The packaging of this product can be customized to meet your specific needs
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Encore Rail Systems Announces EnduraPlug as the New Name for Their Proven Tie Plugging Compound.

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Broomfield, CO, May 17, 2019 – Encore Rail Systems, Inc. today officially announced EnduraPlugTM as the new name for their tie plugging compound, which has been performing in the field for decades.

“We’re proud that the name Encore has become synonymous with the best performing equipment, plugging compounds and service in the industry. After much encouragement from customers and friends in the field, we decided it was time for our tie plugging compound to have a name of its own,” noted Greg Spilker, Encore Vice President and General Manager.

The Encore team collaborated with their marketing firm for the name and logo development. “Our product had been performing in the field for a long time without a name. If we were going to create a name, we wanted to be sure that we did it right, and that we had the input and backing of everyone in our organization,” outlined Spilker. “Together we concluded that EnduraPlug, The Tie Plugging Compound with Gauge Holding Power, properly represented our product and emphasized its greatest value to our customers. In all actuality, EnduraPlug is a name our plugging compound has been earning for decades.”

Encore maintains an inventory of EnduraPlug compound that is ready-to-ship in 5 gallon pails, 250 gallon totes and cartridges for hand applicators.

Encore has made a name for themselves in the railroad industry with their unique ability to provide both tie plugging compounds and equipment for spike hole plugging. They offer a large fleet of on-track equipment. New machines are constantly being introduced, while existing equipment is being maintained and upgraded at their recently expanded facility. They continue to deliver many innovations to the industry. Their newest line of ride-on tie pluggers provides the latest in safety and operator comfort features, while setting new standards for productivity. “The plugging compound name might be new, but our quality, service and training, and commitment to the railroads remains unwavering, just as it has for over 20 years,” emphasized Spilker.

About Encore Rail Systems, Inc
Encore Rail Systems has led the railroad crosstie remediation industry for over 20 years. They are wholly dedicated to crosstie life extension. Their products, equipment and exceptional service have been trusted by Class 1’s, Short Line’s, Transits and Contractors throughout North America.

Contact: Greg Spilker gs@encorers.com

Safety is our Standard. Service is our Priority. Uptime is your Result.

EnduraPlug Tie Plugging Compound

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The Time Tested Tie Plugging Compound with Gauge Holding Power

We’ve made a habit of introducing revolutionary equipment and compounds that are engineered to extend the life of your crossties. Our EnduraPlugTM Tie Plugging Compound is developed in labs and tested in the field to ensure the highest quality and greatest value for our customers.

EnduraPlugTM Benefits

  • A 1 to 1 ratio expanding polyurethane foam
  • Formulated to match density of a hard wood tie and provide superior holding strength
  • Easily dispensed and set up quickly to meet production needs
  • Can be applied in low temperatures
  • Available in 5 gallon pails and 125 & 250 gallon totes
  • Maintains superior spike retention and track gauge as proven in the field and in independent testing
  • Can be applied in low temperatures
  • The packaging of this product can be customized to meet your specific needs
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