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BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) this week reported investments from customers served by the freight rail provider in 2019 totaled approximately $1.2 billion. Large investments from customers including Ag Processing Inc., SeaCa Packaging and Hostess Brands, LLC contributed to the sum. As a result of customer investments, BNSF projects the creation of more than 2,000 new jobs in local communities. This marks the ninth consecutive year that BNSF customers and local economic development organizations have invested more than $1 billion in a calendar year for new or expanded facilities.
“BNSF strives to offer unique supply chain solutions that fit our customers’ logistical needs and help maximize their investments,” said Colby Tanner, assistant vice president, economic development. “The flexibility of our rail development program allows our customers to reach new growing markets while saving time and money.”
In 2019, new developments supported a wide variety of commodities including consumer, agricultural and industrial products in more than 100 communities across the BNSF network. Highlights of supply chain solutions BNSF helped its customers achieve in 2019 include:
A BNSF news release.
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