Ventura Transfer Company® Builds First State-of-the- Art Hazardous Material Facility; Adds 30 New Railspots in Carson Location

  • Posted Dec 12, 2006

VENTURA TRANSFER COMPANY® BUILDS FIRST STATE-OF-THE- ART HAZARDOUS MATERIAL FACILITY; ADDS 30 NEW RAILSPOTS IN CARSON LOCATION

Los Angeles, CA – November 20, 2006— Ventura Transfer Company (VTC), a leader in the transloading and distribution of bulk products shipped throughout the United States, today announced that construction will be complete in mid-December, 2006, on 30 new rail spots for the storage of hazardous material shipped on the Union Pacific Railroad at its Carson facility in Los Angeles. This brings the total number of rail spots to 50 – all dedicated to the transloading and storage of hazardous material. At a cost of $1 million, the facility will offer state-of-the-art security, 24 hour lighting and an onsite emergency response team available 24 hours a day, 5 days a week

“We anticipate our Carson facility will serve as a model HazMat facility for the country,” said Brian Oken, president and CEO. “Our business is growing to the point where a dedicated HazMat facility has become a necessity and we feel ativan online uk that this is a great opportunity to increase our capacity and create a secure and efficient site for our customers.”

Customers and railroads will benefit from the greater efficiency VTC’s Carson facility offers. Many VTC customers, particularly in the Gulf and Northeast, are finding it more economical to ship products by rail and transload their materials rather than ship by truck. The Carson facility’s increased capacity helps customers to minimize shipping time.
VTC’s Carson HazMat facility will be completed in December and has already received commitments from customers for the rail spots.

About Ventura Transfer Company
Ventura Transfer Company, headquartered in Long Beach, California manages the transloading and distribution of products shipped in bulk throughout the United States. Founded in the 1860s, it was the first bulk handling and transportation company in California. The Company operates two warehouse locations in the Los Angeles area, and a full-service ISO container depot. For more information visit www.venturatransfer.com.

Media inquires contact Victoria Rierdan Hurley, Grabiner/Hall, 310 993 1840 or victoria@grabinerhall.com.

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