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RFA Welcomes The Greenbrier Companies

September 4, 2019


The Renewable Fuels Association is pleased to announce that The Greenbrier Companies has joined the organization. The Greenbrier Companies, headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is a leading international supplier of equipment and services to the freight rail transportation market. Its integrated business model in North America combines freight car manufacturing, wheel services, repair, refurbishment, retrofitting, component parts, and leasing and fleet management services. This model is designed to provide customers with a comprehensive set of freight car solutions utilizing its engineering, mechanical and technical capabilities. "We are very excited to be RFA's newest Associate Member," said Tom Jackson, Greenbrier's Vice President of Marketing.  "As a long-time sponsor of the National Ethanol Conference, we have seen first-hand the important role that RFA plays in the industry. We look forward to continuing this beneficial partnership and contributing to the ethanol industry at the national level as its leading supplier of transportation equipment and services." "We're always proud when companies like Greenbrier see the value of RFA membership and want to play an active role in the ethanol industry," said RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper. "Among our many objectives is leadership in logistics and working to improve transportation efficiency, and the rail industry and those who serve it are an important part of our work to ensure the safe transport of fuel ethanol. We're looking forward to working with, and serving, Greenbrier's team." For more information on Greenbrier, visit For more information on the value of an RFA membership, visit