SOCOFER will be present at the INNOTRANS trade fair in Berlin from 21 to 24 September 2004. On this occasion, the French engineering company will present its know-how in railway infrastructure maintenance systems, as well as its expertise regarding shunting locomotives and other locomotives, and diesel railcar re-powering.
Forty years of experience in the railways sector and the successful management of a range of international projects - with 50% to 75% of sales generated in export markets - mean that SOCOFER is capable of developing innovative solutions to meet the needs of its clients, whether French or not. From prototypes to the production of large numbers of units, SOCOFERs skills have proved invaluable to client-companies as demanding as state-owned French railway operator SNCF, rail infrastructure company Network Rail of the UK, Eurotunnel, and underground railway operators in Paris, New York, and Munich, among others.
The equipment used by the railway industry is increasingly complex and relies on the most recent and advanced technologies. It has often been pointed out that the networks-and-maintenance divisions of network operators are finding it increasingly difficult to master this growing complexity. To overcome these difficulties, SOCOFER also offers its clients assistance and maintenance contracts on request.
Philip Jolly | French Technology Press Bureau
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