Harsco Rail signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Protran Technology on December 5, 2013.
Within this distribution agreement, Harsco Rail will be the exclusive worldwide representative and distribution agent for Protran products. Protran Technology manufactures safety products including collision avoidance. It specializes in technology development, asset monitoring, advance warning and voltage awareness devices.
Shannon Bailey, vice president of Protran Technology, said, “The partnership between Protran Technology and Harsco will expedite our mutual goals of promoting safety in the rail industry through real-time advanced warning technology. We are excited to be able to leverage Harsco’s global sales network to take our products to market.”
Jim Resio, Harsco Rail’s senior director of technology and inspection, said, “We are excited to work together with Protran, enhancing our respective product and service offerings to the market. Protran products are a great complement to Harsco’s technology offerings and this partnership will ultimately improve the safety and productivity for our customers.”