Rocla gears greenfield plant to 750K-plus rail road tie output

Sources: Pueblo Economic Development Corp. (PEDCO), Colorado; CP staff

Prestressed concrete railroad tie market leader Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc. will vacate its Denver site for a plant under way in Pueblo, Colo. Scheduled for completion in fourth quarter 2012 and located in St. Charles Industrial Park, near Vestas Wind Systems, the operation will have a payroll in excess of 100 at full capacity. It will be the company’s largest plant, joining Amarillo, Texas, and Baer, Del., sites.

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