Today, NICE Rail Products, a veteran owned and operated manufacturer of composite railroad ties, announced that it will commence production in St. Louis with plans to create 82 new jobs.
“We set out to build a company that sparks greatness in others and is worthy of our collective potential as leaders,” said Founder and CEO of NICE Rail Products Tim Noonan. “We are poised to disrupt hundreds of years of the status quo and do it in way that is good for the planet.”
According to the company, Missouri provided several advantages for NICE Rail Products including the following:
“This project’s announcement represents new jobs and higher pay for Missouri families,” Director of Economic Development Rob Dixon said. “We’re working hard to make sure companies want to invest in Missouri, because every company, every dollar of investment and every job helps our state.”
NICE Rail Products is a team of talented and experienced entrepreneurs and creators whose purpose is to spark greatness in others, with a vision of a world that ships on recycled material. The company’s passion is to transform and disrupt the railroad industry through its EvertrakTM line of railroad ties, made from recycled plastic and never-before recycled fiberglass.
With plans to begin hiring for a manufacturing team in Q1 of 2018, NICE Rail Products is looking for teammates who have experience in plastic extrusion, quality control, and manufacturing.
“There is great innovation being developed in Missouri and because of the investment and growth of companies like NICE Rail Products we are becoming known as a leading innovation hub between the coasts,” said Steve Johnson, CEO of Missouri Partnership. “We were honored to be part of the statewide team working with NICE and we are thrilled to announce the commencement of production by NICE in St. Louis, and look forward to their innovative transformation of the railroad industry.”
The State of Missouri, Missouri Partnership, St. Louis Economic Development Partnership and the City of St. Louis assisted with this project.