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  About Strato

Strato, Inc. manufactures, develops and engineers quality products for the railroad and transit industries. We produce products that meet our customers' requirements for price, delivery and reliability while meeting all AAR specifications and standards.

As an industry leader in product design and development, we work continuously to exceed the requirements of our customers and those who regulate the industry.

Strato's proactive approach to problem solving and customer service has made us a key partner with railroads, major car builders and governing bodies such as the AAR and ARCI.

We are proud to be named an "Excellent Supplier" by TTX, winning the award for 14 consecutive years.

We have used the AAR M-1003 and ISO 9001:2000 standards to build a quality system that enables us to provide the highest quality products and services in the industry.


  • Freight Car, Transit and Locomotive air Brake hose Assemblies
  • Weld Fittings & Branch Pipe Tees
  • Pipe Clamps
  • Gladhands & Dummy Couplings
  • End Of Car Arrangements (Cushion & Non-Cushion)
  • Heavy Duty, Long-Life Yokes
  • Split Flanges
  • Test Devices & Specialty Tools
  • Run-A-Round Hose


  • Custom Hoses
  • Custom Castings and Fabrications


  • Customer Service
    • Knowledgeable, helpful and empowered
    • E.D.I. and online ordering
    • Most orders ship within 48 hours
    • Same day service is standard on stock items
  • Engineering
    • SolidWorks 3D modeling, ANSYS stress analysis, Casting Simulation
    • Rapid prototyping
    • Field visits to customer sites to assist with solving problems
    • Sample car inspections to assure industry and customer standards are met
  • Manufacturing
    • Hose assembly
    • Robotic, MIG & TIG welding
    • Production Testing
    • Pipe fabrication and bending
    • CNC milling and turning
    • Steel fabrication
    • Automated cut off
  • Research & Development Lab
    • 6,000 square foot R&D lab available for customer use
    • End of car hose simulations
    • Prototypes made and tested to your specifications
    • Air brake hose tests include vibration, abrasion, pressure, aging, temperature, torsion, flex, hydrostatic, impact, tensility, proof and burst
    • Specialized testing is provided
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