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Introducing a Groundbreaking Solution: The USA-Made “e” Clip Type Fastener, Crafted from Recycled US Steel


Midlothian, TX, October 2, 2023 - Today, NARSTCO, a leading innovator in sustainable railway steel ties and turnouts, proudly announces the launch of its “e” Clip Type Fastener, meticulously designed, and manufactured in the United States using high quality recycled steel. This groundbreaking solution showcases the company's commitment to sustainability and its dedication to advancing the railroad industry.

The new “e” Clip represents a significant leap forward in both performance and environmental responsibility. By harnessing the power of recycled steel, NARSTCO not only reduces the strain on natural resources but also helps to minimize waste and carbon emissions associated with traditional manufacturing processes.

Key Features and Advantages of NARSTCO’s “e” Clip:

Eco-Friendly: Crafted entirely from recycled US steel, NARSTCO’s “e” Clip embodies the principles of sustainability, offering a greener alternative to conventional products.

Superior Quality & Durability:  NARSTCO Rail Clips undergo rigorous in-house and independent testing to ensure conformance to industry standards. The fastener's robust construction ensures exceptional strength, resilience, and longevity, providing reliable performance even in the most demanding railway applications.

Easy Installation: Designed for streamlined installation, the “e” Clip simplifies the process, reducing downtime and enhancing operational efficiency.

Cost-Effective:  NARSTCO’s “e” Clip offers long-term cost savings to railway operators, making it a wise investment choice.

Made in the USA:  NARSTCO’s “e” Clip proudly carries the distinction of being manufactured entirely in the United States, supporting local industries, job creation, and meeting Buy America specifications.

“NARSTCO remains committed to pushing the boundaries of innovation in the railway sector while striving to minimize its environmental impact,” said Matt Violin, Vice President of Sales for NARSTCO. “The launch of the “e” Clip aligns with the company's vision of a sustainable future throughout the railroad industry.”

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About NARSTCO - Founded in 1996, NARSTCO is the leading manufacturer of sustainable steel ties, turnouts, and “e” Clips in North America for Class I, transit, short-line, and industrial rail operations.  NARSTCO is a trusted brand within RailWorks Corporation.  For more information, visit

About Bernhard Capital Partners - Bernhard Capital Partners is a services and infrastructure-focused private equity management firm established in 2013. Bernhard Capital Partners has deployed capital in four funds across several strategies, has approximately $3.4 billion of gross assets under management. Bernhard Capital Partners seeks to create sustainable value by leveraging its experience in acquiring, operating and growing services and infrastructure businesses. For more information, visit