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ZTR Control Systems’ Rail Division Expands Rapidly to Meet Global Demand for Locomotive Solutions

June 25, 2014

Personnel expected to increase by 30% in 2014

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTR Control Systems’ products and services are in use in Africa, Australia, Europe, and all of the Americas. The growing demand for ZTR products means an increasing demand for qualified personnel.

ZTR has already increased the number of employees in the Rail Division by 15% and plans to increase by another 15% over the next 6 months. Career opportunities are available in engineering, product marketing, technical support, and software development in London, Ontario and Shakopee, Minnesota. If you would like more information about a career at ZTR, visit (no phone calls please).

Part of the reason for this growing demand is the awareness by international railways of the locomotive reliability improvement United States and Canadian railroads have been enjoying by implementing ZTR products over the past twenty-five years. With products like the NEXSYS™ III-i Locomotive Control System, SmartStart® Automatic Engine Start Stop (AESS), and a number of new locomotive improvement products, ZTR can help add up to 20 years of life to an aging locomotive.

Interested in learning more? Visit or drop by one of our booths this fall. ZTR will be exhibiting at RSI/CMA in Montreal, Canada, September 21-23, booth #401 and at InnoTrans in Berlin, Germany, September 23-26, Hall 6.2, Stand 509. You may also e-mail, or call 1-952-233-4340.

About ZTR

ZTR provides innovative locomotive modernization solutions that improve performance, reliability, and efficiency. As locomotive modernization experts, ZTR Control Systems helps railroads gain an additional 15-20 service years out of locomotives with the NEXSYS™ III-i system, an industry leading fuel and emissions reduction system SmartStart®, and new products like KickStart™ and the Locomotive Axle Generator. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (

ZTR Control Systems

Sue Hansen, 952-233-4389


** For Career opportunities please refer to our web-site.

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