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One Centerpointe Drive

Suite 200

Lake Oswego, OR 97035

United States

Phone: 503-684-7000

Fax: 503-684-7553

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The company also manufactures and markets marine barges in North America; and provides wheel services, parts, leasing and other services to the railroad and related transportation industries in North America. In addition, the company provides railcar repair, refurbishment and retrofitting services in North America through a joint venture partnership. Segments The company operates in the following segments: Manufacturing; Wheels, Repair & Parts; and Leasing & Services. In 2014, the company and Watco Companies, LLC (Watco), contributed their respective repair, refurbishment and retrofitting operations to GBW Railcar Services LLC (GBW), an unconsolidated 50/50 joint venture which became the company’s fourth segment (GBW Joint Venture) upon formation. Products and Services Manufacturing segment North American Railcar Manufacturing: The company manufactures an array of railcar types in North America, which includes most railcar types other than coal cars. The primary products the company produces for the North American market are as follows: Intermodal Railcars: The company manufactures a comprehensive range of intermodal railcars. Its important intermodal product is its articulated double-stack railcar. The double-stack railcar is designed to transport containers stacked two-high on a single platform. An articulated double-stack railcar is composed of up to five platforms, each of which is linked by a common set of wheels and axles. The company’s comprehensive line of articulated and non-articulated double-stack intermodal railcars offers varying load capacities and configurations. Tank Cars - The company produces various tank cars, including both general and certain pressurized tank cars, which are designed for the transportation of products, such as crude oil, ethanol, liquefied petroleum gas, caustic soda, urea ammonium nitrate, vegetable oils, bio-diesel and various other products for the North American market. Automotive: The company manufactures a line of railcar equipment specifically designed for the transportation of automotive products. The company’s automotive offerings include its proprietary Auto-Max railcar, Multi-Max auto rack and flat cars for automotive transportation. Conventional Railcars: The company produces a range of boxcars, which are used in the transport of forest products, perishables, general merchandise and commodities. The company also produces various covered hopper cars for the grain, fertilizer, sand, cement and petrochemical industries, as well as gondolas for the steel and metals markets and various other conventional railcar types. The company’s flat car products include center partition cars for the forest products industry, bulkhead flat cars and solid waste service flat cars. European Railcar Manufacturing: The company’s European manufacturing operation produces various railcar (wagon) types, including a comprehensive line of pressurized tank cars for liquid petroleum gas and ammonia and non-pressurized tank cars for light oil, chemicals and other products. In addition, the company produces flat cars, coil cars for the steel and metals market, coal cars for both the continental European and the United Kingdom markets, gondolas, sliding wall cars and automobile transporter cars. Marine Vessel Fabrication: The company’s Portland, Oregon manufacturing facility, located on a deep-water port on the Willamette River, includes marine vessel fabrication capabilities. The marine facilities also increase utilization of steel plate burning and fabrication capacity providing flexibility for railcar production. The company manufactures a range of Jones Act ocean-going and river barges for transporting merchandise between ports within the U.S., including conventional deck barges, double-hull tank barges, railcar/deck barges, barges for aggregates, and other heavy industrial products and dump barges. Wheels, Repair & Parts segment Wheel Services and Component Parts Manufacturing: The company operates a large wheel services and component

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