Track Systems, Inc. (ITS), founded by Nelson Kay Moses in 1937
under its original name of Railroad Permanent Way, began operations
in 1969 under the newly-incorporated name in the state of Delaware
in 1969. Our company had been previously incorporated in the
state of Florida in 1954 by Mr. Moses as Railroad Rubber Products,
In 1937 Railroad
Permanent Way placed the first rubber tie pads under the tie
plates at the Pennsylvania Railroad Station in Akron, OH. Thus
began a long career of using rubber for noise abatement and vibration
In the late 1950s
Railroad Rubber Products Inc. worked with the New York City Transit
Authority to develop a rubber rail seat that encapsulated the
rail. This was used on over 700 miles of both the subway and
overhead rails in New York.
In the late 1970s
International Track Systems, Inc. came up with the masticated
rubber tie pad to replace the SBR rubber pads used up until that
time. The masticated rubber was a much tougher material and allowed
railroad maintenance to drive spikes through the material without
the worry of the material tearing as it did with the original
material. This masticated rubber is used by most railroads and
transit systems to this day.
any type of rubber for any type of application being available,
International Track Systems, Inc. also has available many types
of plastic, including high density polyethylene used in tie pads
and shims for railroads and transit systems. ITS can produce
this product to meet any specification outlined by our customers.
commitment of International Track Systems Inc. is to continue
to produce, develop and supply products from rubber and plastic
for the railroads and transits of North America.
have several captive rubber and plastic manufacturing plants
which are ready and willing to continue to produce the type of
products we demand at a price that is attractive to our customers.
We are committed
to continue supplying quality products to our customers and providing
attention to detail for their specific needs.
and expansion in the international transit market and our continued
resolve to provide environmentally-sensitive products toward
a goal of common global preservation allows us to offer our present
and future customers a greater selection of products.