History & Mission

As described by United Streetcar in 2012

United Streetcar’s mission is to provide modern, efficient, safe and reliable American-produced streetcars and to be a pioneering force in increasing urban transit options throughout the United States. United Streetcar is pleased to provide a green urban transit option to cities across America.

United Streetcar was formed in December, 2005, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Oregon Iron Works, Inc. (OIW). OIW is a metals manufacturing company that specializes in mechanical and electrical integration and complex fabrication across diverse industries.

United Streetcar has extensive innovative manufacturing and integration experience from its parent company, Oregon Iron Works, Inc., which has exceptional history and success in both commercial and government contract work. Streetcar fabrication fits perfectly with OIW’s long term proven manufacturing capability as well as the experience and ingenuity of OIW’s team of personnel.

Through becoming the premier U.S. manufacturer of modern streetcars, United Streetcar continues OIW’s history of being a recognized leader in the local community by bringing additional living wage jobs to the area and contributing to the overall economic vitality of the region.

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