Get to Know the Great Team at AITX NKC
Minutes north over the Missouri River from Kansas City, AITX North Kansas City is a vibrant repair facility with a loyal and dedicated team, equipped to manage challenging repairs across the rail industry. Known for expertise in welding and blasting, AITX NKC is ready to work with you to get your railcars back on the road. Get to know one of the best teams in rail.
For a detailed list of shop capabilities across repair services, cleaning, coating, certifications and regulatory qualifications visit the AITX NKC shop page.
Kansas City is one of the largest rail centers in the U.S. by tonnage. Five of the Class 1 rail lines intersect the region.
BNSF, Canadian Pacific, Kansas City Southern, Norfolk Southern, and Union Pacific.
We are in the right place with the right team to address the need.
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EXPERTISE & EXPANSION
AITX NKC works across commodity industries with a long-standing commitment to Agriculture customers across Food and Grain.
While they work across Covered Hopper and Tank Cars, AITX NKC is known throughout the industry as experts with Pneumatic Discharge (PD) Hoppers.
Expanding blasting capabilities to meet the ever-growing need for Lining and deep Cleaning, which will grow capacity to over 160 cars.
AITX NKC is certified with procedures and wash capabilities across food products. This group is excited to be challenged in new ways and grow with its customers’ businesses.
AITX NKC is a union location that touts several employees who have worked there for over 40 years with several who retired over the last five years, including some of AITX’s Finest. It’s a pleasure to see the collaboration and respect across those with history and those with new ideas.
Rod Atchison retired this year as a key cog that always made sure things were taken care of fairly and correctly. His knowledge and selfless attitude were passed on to every member of management that had worked for him.
This year AITX NKC had its inaugural:
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Creating a family culture is important and this day was a big success as the team gave the kids a tour of the facility, let them ride on a Switch engine, and gave them overview of many of the functions their parents and other team members do on a day-to-day basis.