Plasser & Theurer
Plasser & Theurer maintians a "Plasser American" website and an office in Virginia.
“A delegation of about 10 Austrian companies hoping to win post-sanctions business in Iran following its nuclear deal with world powers will visit Tehran this weekend, the Austrian Chamber of Commerce said…A spokesman for the Austrian Chamber of Commerce said its vice president would go with representatives of the 10 companies on the trip to Tehran, which has had good relations for decades with neutral Austria. The chamber did not want to name the firms but Austrian newspaper Die Presse said that rail technology firms Plasser & Theurer and AVL, high-rise engineering firm Doka, engineering consultants ILF and cable car maker Doppelmayr were among them.” (Reuters, “Austrian trade delegation to visit Iran after nuclear deal,” 12/4/13)
“Plasser & Theurer is to supply maintenance equipment for the Kazakhstan – Iran corridor which is nearing completion.” (Railway Gazette, ”World rail infrastructure market May 2012,” 5/11/12)
“The Railway Transport Ministry om Turkmenistan plans to conclude a contract with Plasser and Theurer Export von Bahnbaumaschinen Gesellschaft m.b.H. (Austria) to purchase equipment for the technical provision of the Gizilgaya-Bereket-Etrek railway and related services, an official Turkmen source said on Tuesday. Supplies will be made under a national development program. In general, the work on this section is conducted based on an intergovernmental agreement signed between Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran on the North-South project in 2007. The projected traffic volume through this route is about 12 million tons per year. The North-South project implementation will open access for European and Asian countries to Central Asia and the Persian Gulf. A similar opportunity will appear for transit of goods from the countries in South and south-east Asia, the shores of the Indian Ocean to the countries of Northern and Eastern Europe - through Iran, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Russia.” (Trend, “Austria to provide Turkmenistan-Iran-Kazakhstan railway project with equipment,” 4/17/12)