Railinc Wins NCTA Industry-Driven Technology Company Award
CARY, N.C.—November 17, 2016 (James Street Media Services)—Railinc Corp. has been named a winner at the 2016 NC Tech Awards in the category of “Industry-Driven Company.” The NC Tech Awards are recognized as North Carolina’s largest and most prestigious technology awards program, celebrating innovation and excellence in the state. The annual showcase honors companies and individuals who represent the best and brightest in technology and business.
“North Carolina is known for its world-class technology community, and it’s an honor for Railinc to earn this recognition,” said Allen West, Railinc president and CEO. “The award is a real tribute to our great employees and their commitment to serving the freight rail industry through our innovative technology solutions.”
This is the second time Railinc has been named Industry-Driven Company of the Year. The award recognizes companies that have provided a product or service to a specific industry and that have made a notable impact to the betterment of that industry. Railinc’s nomination for 2016 highlighted the company’s work on two major rail industry technology initiatives.
“Since 1995, the NC Tech Awards has honored excellence and innovation throughout North Carolina, representing the best and brightest,” said Brooks Raiford, president and CEO of NCTA. “As a winner, Railinc has distinguished itself as a peer-leader, and we are proud to recognize them as a 2016 NC Tech Awards winner.”
Winners were recognized at NCTA’s annual awards gala on November 10 in Raleigh, N.C., presented in conjunction with title sponsor Cherry Bekaert.
The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is the statewide membership association for the tech sector. Because technology is integral to any enterprise regardless of size or function, NCTA membership is open to all companies, organizations and institutions. NCTA serves organizations and their people through events, advocacy, virtual networks and resources. For more information, visit www.nctechnology.org.
Railinc is the railroad industry’s innovative and reliable resource for rail data, IT and information services. The company deploys data that helps railroads, rail equipment owners and other industry participants manage their businesses more effectively and efficiently. Railinc is the largest single source of real-time, accurate interline rail data for the North American railroad system. Located in Cary, N.C., Railinc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads. For more information, please visit www.railinc.com.
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