For over 100 years, the inventor of the Thermit® welding process stands for quality and innovation for tracks which leads to high safety, best comfort and lower maintenance expenses. Their products and services range from Thermit® welding to innovative measurement technology through to on-site service. Elektro-Thermit ensures optimum operation and maintenance of rail networks, thus enabling their customers to maintain efficient, safe passenger services and freight traffic. As the largest subsidiary in the Goldschmidt Thermit Group they are the expert partner for railways and public transportation services across the globe. At their Halle (Saale) site highly qualified staff works in the areas of research and development, production, sales and service.
Form-Thermit Spol s.r.o. was founded in 1993. The activity of the company includes the production of insulated rail joints as well as the supply of consumables and services for aluminothermic welding. Furthermore they offer training for welders, assembly of insulated rail joints directly in the track and technical support for their customers.
Goldschmidt Thermit Railservice GmbH provides a reliable range of perfectly coordinated services for the maintenance and repair of railways designed to lengthen the service life of railway tracks. This includes welding and grinding maintenance, the production of weld-tempered rails, measuring services, ballast stabilization, Thermit® welding and other products and services.
Goldschmidt Thermit Railservice (France) Sarl provides a reliable range of perfectly coordinated services for the maintenance and repair of railways designed to lengthen the service life of railway tracks. This includes Thermit® welding, welding and grinding maintenance, the distribution of weld-tempered rails, measuring services, ballast stabilization, and other products and services.
The Goldschmidt Thermit Railservice (Österreich) GmbH provides a reliable range of perfectly coordinated services for the maintenance and repair of railways designed to lengthen the service life of railway tracks. This includes Thermit® welding, welding and grinding maintenance, the distribution of weld-tempered rails, measuring services, ballast stabilization, and other products and services.
Goldschmidt Thermit Railservice (Schweiz) GmbH is the local contact for all products and services of the Goldschmidt Thermit Railservice (Deutschland) GmbH in Switzerland.
The office of the Goldschmidt Thermit GmbH in Spain offers products and services of the Goldschmidt Thermit Group in Spain and Portugal. This includes Thermit® welding, insulated rail joints, welding and grinding maintenance, the distribution of weld-tempered rails, measuring services, ballast stabilization, and other products and services.
Goldschmidt Thermit Polska Sp. z o.o., founded in 2016 offers consumables and equipment for Thermit® welding and insulated rail joints. Technical support and welder training complement the portfolio.
GRAW Sp. z o.o. was founded in 1991 and specialises in the development and production of computer-controlled geometry measurement devices and systems for tracks, switches and for the rolling stock wheels. GRAW is a manufacturer of portable devices and also develops real-time systems for track geometry vehicles as well as stationary wheel geometry systems. Furthermore, GRAW has extensive experience in the development of software for the collection, processing, analysis and storage of measurement data.
GT-ATS founded in 2011 offers Thermit® welding for all rail profiles and grades. Welding equipment and consumables complement the product range. They constantly extend their product and service portfolio. This includes switch heating systems, rail grinding and new welding technology.
MÁV-THERMIT Ltd. founded in 1995 offers a wide range of products and services to their customers in the main line and light rail sectors. This includes Thermit® and repair welding, installation and distribution of insulated rail joints and rail lubricator systems. In the area of rail services they offer ballast stabilization, installation of switch rollers, re-profiling of rails and switches and more.
PLR, founded in 1990 is the technological leader for eddy current and ultrasonic inspection for the railway industry. In addition the inspection technologies also find application in the automotive industry, aerospace and the field of mechanical engineering. The product and service range covers non-destructive testing inspections according to international standards as well as development, production and servicing of automated rail inspection systems including specific analysis and evaluation software and inspection equipment and sensors according to customer-specific requirements. In an accredited laboratory eddy current and ultrasonic inspection devices are examined along with portable mobile devices and stationary magnetization devices for conformity to the standard requirements and manufacturer specifications. In cooperation with the German Society for Non-Destructive Testing (DGZfP), in the DGZfP training center in Magdeburg, PLR offers a wide range of courses for the qualification of technical personnel acc. to DIN EN ISO 9712 in the different processes and qualification levels of non-destructive testing.
SRS Sjölanders AB, established in 1887 in Osby, is a world leading company within the road-rail technology sector. With more than 40 years’ experience of development, design and manufacturing of various kinds of road-rail vehicles, we are able to produce high quality products with high technological standards, reliability and function. During these years the qualified hi-tech supplier has delivered more than 500 road-rail vehicles worldwide, manufactured in accordance with customers’ specifications and local regulations. Additional products include special equipment for maintenance and construction of tracks, track superstructure and overhead contact wire systems. We constantly aim to develop products which meet the requirements from various markets regarding reliability, safety and cost effectiveness.
Thermit Italiana s.r.l. founded in 1945 offers consumables and equipment for Thermit® welding. They develop and offer various products for rail infrastructure in cooperation with international partners, like switch heating, buffer stops, railway crossings, magnetic barriers and more. Technical support, welder training and electrical repair welding complement the portfolio.
Since the first aluminothermic weld was made by their predecessors in 1904, Thermit Welding (GB) has led the rail welding market in the UK for over 100 years offering high quality processes and products backed by a UK based technology and laboratory centre. Always leading the development in support of modern rail technologies, Thermit Welding is now a leader in rail measurement systems, ballast stabilisation, rail joining and life cycle extension through advanced grinding, repair and validation systems. In partnership with network owners, contractors and operators, they strive to deliver modern practical risk management and cost effective solutions that enable maximum operating efficiency of the rail systems to meet the needs of the travelling public.