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Toggle Summary GATX Enhances Bulk Chemical And Petroleum Supply Chain Management Capabilities Through Acquisition Of Clover Systems Inc
CHICAGO, January 6 --- The Liquid Logistics unit of GATX Corporation today announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Clover Systems Inc. ("CSI") of Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, the world's foremost provider of remote tank monitoring equipment and services.
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Toggle Summary GATX Logistics Chile Signs Agreement With Sagemuller Chile S.A.
SANTIAGO, Chile, January 8 -- GATX Logistics Chile S.A. announced that it has signed an agreement to serve Sagemco Chile S.A. Sagemco Chile S.A. is the commercial operator in Chile for Sagemuller S.A., one of South America's largest distributors of food and grocery products in Argentina, Chile,
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Toggle Summary Agrilink Foods Selects GATX Logistics To provide Integrated Logistics Services
JACKSONVILLE, January 16--GATX Logistics, Inc., and Agrilink Foods, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Pro-Fac Cooperative (NASDAQ:PFACP), today announced that they have signed a letter of intent for GATX Logistics to become the sole source for integrated logistics services for the Midwestern
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Toggle Summary GATX Logistics appoints Vice President For Latin American Business Development
JACKSONVILLE, Florida, January 23--GATX Logistics, Inc., one of North and South America's leading providers of contract logistics services, has promoted Robert S. Simcoe to vice president and general manager for international business development, Latin America. In his new position, Mr.
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Toggle Summary GATX Announces Year-End And Fourth Quarter Results
--Previously Announced $163 million after-tax, non-cash charges taken during quarter --Record Operating Results Achieved by GATX Corporation, General American Transportation, GATX Capital, GATX Logistics and American Steamship Company CHICAGO, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of charges taken in
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Toggle Summary GATX Increases Dividend 8.6 Percent & Announces Two-For-One Stock Split
CHICAGO, January 30 -- The board of directors of GATX Corporation (NYSE: GMT) today increased the regular quarterly cash dividend by $0.04 cents to $.50 per share of common stock. On an annualized basis, this is a $0.16 increase to $2.00 per share. The Board also approved a two-for-one split of
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Toggle Summary American Steamship Company Purchases Ocean Barge To serve Jones Act Trading
BUFFALO, February 20 -- American Steamship Company today announced that it has acquired an ocean barge, the AMERICAN GULF V. The vessel is a Jones Act eligible, ocean class covered hopper barge. American Steamship will use the vessel to carry dry bulk commodities, including coal and grain, in Jones
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Toggle Summary GATX Terminals And Colonial Pipeline To Offer New Liquid Transport System
CHICAGO, March 9 -- GATX Terminals Corporation and Colonial Pipeline Co. today announced the formation of a joint operation to offer a new intra-harbor transfer ("IHT") service within the New York Harbor. The new service will allow for bulk liquid product movements, via pipeline, in and around the
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Toggle Summary Eveready Battery Renews Agreement With GATX Logistics
JACKSONVILLE, March 19--GATX Logistics, Inc. today announced that it has renewed its agreement with Eveready Battery Company Incorporated to provide contract logistics services through its distribution center located in Carrollton, Texas. GATX Logistics has provided warehousing and distribution
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Toggle Summary GATX Logistics and Agrilink Foods Finalize Logistics Agreement
JACKSONVILLE, April 1--GATX Logistics, Inc., and Agrilink Foods, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Pro-Fac Cooperative (Nasdaq:PFACP) today jointly announced that they have completed a logistics agreement for GATX Logistics to be the sole source for integrated logistics services for the Midwestern
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Toggle Summary GATX Logistics' Illinois Facility Earns ISO Certification
HODGKINS, IL, April 8 -- GATX Logistics, Inc., a major provider of contract logistics services, has received ISO 9002 certification for its distribution facility in Hodgkins, Illinois. The facility provides logistics services to a major manufacturer of rail equipment and supplies.
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Toggle Summary GATX Declares Dividend
Shareholders Authorize Increase in Shares Two-for-One Stock Split To Be Effective June 1 CHICAGO, April 24--At GATX's annual meeting today, the shareholders approved an amendment to GATX's certificate of incorporation which increases authorized shares of common stock from 60 million to 120 million
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Toggle Summary GATX Announces Promotions To Support Strategic Initiatives
CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- GATX Corporation (NYSE: GMT) today announced the promotion of three key executives. David M. Edwards has been elected senior vice president and chief financial officer; Brian A. Kenney has been elected vice president, finance; and Thomas W.
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Toggle Summary McWhorter Technologies Chooses Centron To Implement International Connectivity Contract
--Centron's On-Stage, On-Site, On-Call and Leasing Services Provide Customized Solution Across North America, Europe MINNEAPOLIS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- McWhorter Technologies selected Centron to quickly connect its new European offices and Minneapolis data center in order to improve internal
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Toggle Summary GATX Logistics Breaks Ground On New Distribution Center
STOCKTON, June 29--GATX Logistics, Inc., one of the largest asset-based providers of contract logistics services, has begun construction on a 505,000 square-foot distribution center in Stockton, California. When completed, GATX Logistics will operate the facility under contract for one of the
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Toggle Summary GATX Logistics Opens Midwestern Distribution Center For Ingersoll-Rand Unit
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- GATX Logistics, Inc. has begun operating a full-service distribution center located in the Chicago area for Melroe Company, a business unit of Ingersoll-Rand Company. This center processes service parts for Melroe's Bobcat® loaders and compact hydraulic excavators.
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Toggle Summary GATX Corporation Announces Second Quarter And First Half Earnings
--Record Six Months Net Income --Record Quarter Net Income at General American --Record Cash Flow for Quarter and Six Months CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- GATX Corporation (NYSE: GMT) today announced that second quarter earnings were $30.8 million or $0.61 per common share.
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Toggle Summary GATX Declares Dividends
CHICAGO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of GATX Corporation (NYSE: GMT) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per common share, payable September 30, 1998, to shareholders of record September 15, 1998. The board also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share on the
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Toggle Summary GATX Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan
CHICAGO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- GATX Corporation (NYSE: GMT) announced today that its Board of Directors has adopted a Shareholder Rights Plan. Ronald H. Zech, chairman and chief executive officer of the company, said, "The Shareholder Rights Plan is intended to encourage a potential buyer to
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