Irwin Car and Equipment
Irwin Car and Equipment is an engineering and manufacturing company that specializes in the design and production of leading edge heavy-duty material handling equipment for a vast array of heavy industries and applications. Irwin Car and Equipment has been in operation for more than 126 years, with its corporate headquarters and main production facilities located in Irwin, PA, a satellite production facility located in Blairsville, PA and it’s newest facility in Tampa, FL.
Irwin Car’s Industrial Sales Group and its business units continue to serve the metals, automotive, aerospace, shipbuilding and heavy manufacturing industries with custom transfer cars, mobility systems, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV's), industrial locomotives, crane & sheave wheels, bogie assemblies and wheel assemblies. Irwin Car’s commitment to quality, customer service and maintaining the shortest lead-times in the industry have also helped make Irwin a go-to supplier for cargo ports and terminal operators with ship unloader & gantry cranes. Additionally, Irwin has a full line of rubber-tired mobile material handling equipment offerings, including rubber-tired steerable trailers, transporters, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV’s), scrap buckets, etc. Irwin Car’s advances in their AGV product line have resulted in several impressive contracts in the metals and automotive industries. Furthermore, an in-house traction motor repair / rebuild / rewind shop enables Irwin to be more of a “one stop shop”, and supports the rail, transit and shipyard markets with quality new and refurbished motors, generators, wheel sets, etc.
Irwin Car’s Mining & Energy Products Divisions serve the mining, tunneling, conveyor belt bulk material handing industries, as well as providing essential solutions for hydraulic & diesel filtration, sub-surface rail haulage, mine ventilation, rock dusting (mine gas suppression), etc. Products for these markets include state-of-the art diesel locomotives, personnel carriers and service vehicles, conveyor belt winders, belt tensioners, constant tension winches, mobile and portable rock duster systems, mobile compressor systems, mine ventilation systems, filtration solutions, and mobile support equipment such as the “Versascoop” and “Wheel Burros”, and Irwin's acquisition of A.L. Lee has added several new product lines as well. In addition, Irwin’s Constant Tension Winches and Belt Winders are of considerable interest in both marine and bulk material handling applications.
Further, Irwin Car’s support of the light rail, trolley and transit industries in North America has expanded from its proprietary line of versatile T-3 track switches and signaling equipment. The acquisition of Vecom-USA of Tampa, FL has given Irwin Car the ability to provide comprehensive Train to Wayside Communication Systems, Passenger & Diagnostic Information Systems for Light Rail Vehicles, etc. The addition of Vecom-USA to Irwin Transportation Products has already captured the attention of several major transit car manufacturers.
Please contact the material handling solutions experts at Irwin Car and Equipment to discuss your next application at 724-864-8900 or www.irwincar.com and ask for David Fitzpatrick, Senior VP of Sales to direct your inquiry to the correct department. Thank you!
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