Hamel, MN—June 7, 2016—Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. (LORAM) has appointed Kevin Burton to the position of Vice President Fleet Operations. In his new role, Kevin will have responsibility for all aspects of operating and maintaining LORAM’s owned fleet of contract service equipment and technical support services for sold equipment. He will also provide leadership and support to the operations team to ensure LORAM operates all track maintenance services in a safe, reliable and cost-effective manner.
Kevin joined Loram in 2006 and has been instrumental in enabling growth in LORAM’s OEM contract services and after-market sales worldwide. He also led LORAM’s specialty grinding fleet operations in North America.
“Kevin is a focused leader who has an uncanny knack for balancing operational excellence and on-time service delivery with motivational leadership for those within his teams,” said Phil Homan, President and CEO of LORAM. “We are honored to appoint Kevin to the Vice President Fleet Operations position.”
Since 1954, LORAM has been providing railroad maintenance equipment and services that consistently exceed our customers’ expectations in terms of Speed, Performance, and Reliability. This equipment and services include: production rail grinding, specialty grinding, undercutting, shoulder ballast cleaning, track lifting, Railvac® excavation, ditching, rail handling, track inspection, friction management services and data services. For more information, visit LORAM.com.