The Reading and Northern Railroad was honored last night at the annual Manufacturers and Employers Excellence Awards Dinner in Orwigsburg PA.
The railroad was awarded the 2014 Employers Excellence Award for Process Improvement and Product Innovation.
Reading and Northern was singled out for major investments in process improvement and product innovation, including a refurbished Mark IV Tamper for resurfacing the railroad. Also noted was our substantial investment in additional open top hopper railcars and boxcars to support traffic growth, as well as significant upgrades in Information Technology.
As well as the Excellence Award, Reading and Northern was presented with a Certificate of Special Recognition from Senator Patrick Toomey, and a Proclamation of Congratulations from the PA State Senate and Senator Dave Argall. In addition, a citation from he PA House of Representatives, and recognition from the Board of Schuylkill County Commissioners and The PA Manufacturers Association was received.
Our thanks go to the Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers & Employers Association for this prestigious honor and much appreciated recognition from so many important organizations in Pennsylvania.