Union Tank Car Company is one of the leading lessors and manufacturers of railroad tank cars in North America. The company s cars are used primarily by the chemical, petrochemical and food industries in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Union s fleet totals nearly 61,000 railroad cars, including hoppers for plastics. The company operates a repair and maintenance network. Union Tank Car Company is based in Chicago. It has manufacturing centers in Indiana and Texas and repair centers in Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming. Union Tank Car Company has more than 2,000 employees and operates more than 2.7 million square feet of space, including a combined 1.5 million square feet of repair centers. Union Tank Car Company became part of The Marmon Group in 2001 when Marmon acquired TransUnion.