Procor

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Procor Limited
Industry Special railcar leasing and repair
Founded 1952; 65 years ago (1952) in Canada (as Products Tank Line Limited)
Headquarters Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Products Tank car, Hopper car, Gondola car (before 2002)
Owner Union Tank Car Company (since 1952)
Website www.procor.com

Procor is a Canadian company producing railway shipping cars. It is Canada's largest private rail car rental fleet, with more than 21,000 conventional and special-purpose tank and freight cars.

Linked to Sparling Tank Car of Toronto,[1] Procor was founded in 1952 as Products Tank Line Limited and became an affiliate of US-based Union Tank Car Company. The company, which shortened its name to Procor in 1962, is headquartered in Oakville, Ontario.[2][3]

Manufacturing and Repair[edit]

Procor manufactured cars in its Oakville shops Canada until 2002, but now sources from parent Union Tank Car's plant in Alexandria, Louisiana and Sheldon, Texas.[4][5]

List of cars once manufactured by Procor:

  • Hopper car
  • Tank car - (sulfuric acid, LPG, ethanol)
  • Funnel flow tank car
  • Coal gondola

Procor operates from numerous locations across Canada.

Repair Shops[edit]

Mobile/mini shops[edit]

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