On April 5, 2016, The Sumitomo Corporation of Americas and The Greenbrier Companies entered into a 50/50 joint venture agreement to establish GBSummit, LLC. This new company provides axle services including machining of railcar axles to support the North American rail transportation industry. GBSummit aims to be the preeminent axle machining location on the U.S. West Coast by creating tremendous value for customers and partners.
Our state-of-the-art axle facility is located in San Bernardino, California and provides new axle machining and finishing as well as axle downsizing. This fully automated manufacturing plant delivers a higher degree of precision and efficiency, ensuring each axle meets AAR or custom specifications. With nearly 80,000 square feet, this world class facility can produce up to 50,000 railcar axles per year and ship them to freight car owners across North America.