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Here are the latest press releases:

Sasser Family Holdings Wins 2014 Illinois Family Business Of The Year Award

Sept. 01, 2014 - Schaumburg, IL - CF Rail Services

Sasser Family Holdings, a 4th generation company with roots dating back to 1928, has been selected the Illinois Family Business of the Year (large company category of competition) from the Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business. The winners will be celebrated at the 21st annual Awards Gala set for Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago. More...

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CFRail Services Appoints New President and V.P.

Aug. 01, 2014 - Schaumburg, IL - CF Rail Services

CF Rail Services, a leading railcar repair and maintenance provider, has appointed James Allen as their new President, and Sandra Pinter for their new V.P. in Finance and Accounting.

“Both James and Sandra possess strong industry experience, professional knowledge and a shared alignment to the core values that support CF Rail Services," said Jeff Walsh, Chief Operating Officer, North America. "We are looking forward to their contribution as we move into the next phase of CF Rail Service's development." More...

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CF Rail Services Adds to Their Management Team at Hoosier Railcar

May 17, 2013 - Schaumburg, IL - CF Rail Services

CF Rail Services, a subsidiary of Sasser Family Holdings, announced several changes and additions to their management team at Hoosier Railcar in East Chicago, Indiana. This includes the addition of Bill Keene as Plant Manager, Robert Hilliard as Repair Superintendent, and William Bradford as Purchasing Manager. Additionally, long-time employee Daniel Ruiz has accepted the role of Manager of Quality Assurance. More...

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CF Rail Services Launches New Website

February 8, 2012 - Rosemont, IL - CF Rail Services

CF Rail Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sasser Family Holdings, Inc., a transportation asset services and investments company, announced last week that they have officially launched their updated website, www.cfrailservices.com. The changes will now tie together all of their locations and branded shops under one web address.

"This is not only a logical move, but it's one that reflects our commitment to our customers as our top priority. The site present a more accurate visual representation of our business, it also provides the same level of easy and open communication expected when working with us, " said Bill Plavsic, Vice President of CF Rail Services. More...

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CF Rail Services Continues to Expand

January 12, 2012 – Rosemont, IL – CF Rail Services

CF Rail Service, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sasser Family Holdings, Inc., a transportation asset services and investments company, announced several changes that further the strategic growth and partnership endeavors that shaped their 2011 calendar year.

Effective January 01, 2012, CF Rail Services has assumed the operations of the railcar repair facility located at 205 Douglas Street in Longview, WA.  As part of their partnership with Patriot Rail Corp. which began with CF Rail Services operating three Patriot-owned facilities in September of 2011, CF Rail Services will assume this current railcar repair operation as well as assuming most of its current employees.  This adds to the CF Rail Services family which includes Hoosier Railcar, East Chicago, IN, Mississippi Railcar, Meridian, MS, Waycross Railcar, Waycross, GA, CF Rail Services Field Services, and CF Rail Services Longview, DeQueen/Valliant, & Columbus operating on the Patriot Rail Corp short line network. More...

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Patriot Rail Corp. and CF Rail Service Announce Railcar Services Agreement

October 24, 2011 11:38 AM Eastern Time

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Patriot Rail Corp. (“Patriot”), a privately-held short line and regional freight railroad holding company, and CF Rail Services, LLC (“CF Rail”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sasser Family Holdings, Inc., a transportation asset services and investments company, announced today that CF Rail has entered into long-term railcar services agreements at select Patriot-owned railroads, effective September 1, 2011.

“For our clients this means an increased geographical footprint, reduced transport expenses, and a greater breadth of services we can offer; we now have the ability to take the unsurpassed level of service we have become known for to a greater range of railcar owners, railroads, and industrial rail shippers.” More...

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Expansion and Growth for CF Rail Services

ROSEMONT, Ill., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CF Rail Services has reached key milestones with the recent addition of Darrell Waldrop, as Director of Mechanical, to its management team and the acquisition of Waycross Railcar. These are part of the formal development CF Rail Services as the premier provider of railcar cleaning, repair and refurbishment services. More...

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CF Rail Services Acquires Mobile Railcar Cleaning Company

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CF Rail Services, a subsidiary of Chicago Freight Car Leasing, announced the acquisition of Mobile Railcar Cleaning Company in Waycross, GA. which will operate under the new name, Waycross Railcar. More...

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