Brazil | Caterpillar’s Progress Rail Services (EMD) has opened a locomotive manufacturing plant in Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais

Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), a subsidiary of Caterpillar’s Progress Rail Services, has opened a locomotive manufacturing plant in Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The facility is the company’s first locomotive assembly plant to open in Brazil in more than 20 years, EMD officials said in a prepared statement. The company plans to produce the EMD SD70ACe locomotive, as well as other models, at the plant. Progress Rail and EMD announced the site selection in July 2011 and began work on the facility in February 2012.

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Source(English):http://www.progressiverailroading.com/supplier_spotlight/news/Rail-supplier-updates-from-GE-Bombardier-Alstom-Kelso-and-ExIm-Bank-Nov-30–33498

Picture:http://www.setelagoas.com.br/noticias/cidade/18497-inauguracao-de-fabrica-de-locomotivas-da-caterpillar-e-oportunidade-de-emprego-para-jovens-de-sete-lagoas

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