Plasser American acquires DPR

Written by David C. Lester, Editor-in-Chief
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Plasser American has announced the acquisition of DPR, a rail inspection technology company.

The acquisition of DPR provides Plasser American with latest cutting edge products and knowledge in the use of Ultrasonic Technology for railway inspection. DPR’s latest product leverages patented software to drive a state of the art electronics platform. This platform incorporates Conventional Ultrasonics, Phased Array technology and advanced AI to achieve a strong result for customers.

Thomas Blechinger, President & CEO of Plasser American, said “This addition makes Plasser American the first and only full-range provider of rail inspection and treatment solutions in North America.”

Signing of the contract at Plasser American on October 31, 2022
L to R: Michelle Moss, Ross Chernitzer, Sean Philipps, Thomas Blechinger, Hakan Uzuner, Dominick Pagano, James Jones, Randy Frasier, Chuck McPhillips, Paul Dos Santos, Jim Resio.

Dominick Pagano, Co-founder, President & CEO of DPR: “We believe that Plasser American clearly understands our markets and that this acquisition will allow DPR’s innovative technology to continue to advance with its focus on delivering high quality products and services to our customers. We look forward to the next phase in further advancement of our technology platforms.”

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