The GCRE, a state-of-the-art research, testing, and certification facility located in South Wales, is dedicated to driving advancements in rolling stock, infrastructure, and cutting-edge rail technologies across the UK and Europe. Getzner, renowned for its expertise in vibration isolation, will leverage the world-class research and testing infrastructure at GCRE to pioneer new technologies and products.
- Innovation Hub: The collaboration positions GCRE as a hub for innovation, providing Getzner with a unique platform to conduct Research and Development (R&D) on a 700-hectare site.
- Showcasing Emerging Products: Getzner will utilize GCRE as a launchpad to showcase emerging products and technologies to commercial customers across Europe, enhancing its global market presence.
- Commercial Opportunities: GCRE's operational railway site offers a dynamic setting to demonstrate the functionality of new technologies, opening doors to significant commercial opportunities for Getzner.
Simon Jones, CEO of GCRE, emphasizes the commercial appeal of the facilities under construction and highlights the long-term nature of this partnership. The collaboration reflects the growing confidence of major clients across Europe in GCRE's capabilities and its potential to serve as a catalyst for international manufacturers.
Thomas Gamsjäger, Senior Vice President of Railway Division at Getzner, adds:
"Railway is the Green Mobility option for public transportation in the future. Our partnership with GCRE allows us to conduct field tests, optimize products, and gather crucial data from the track. As an innovation leader, we believe in understanding the entire system to create more available, sustainable, and safe railway tracks."
This collaboration underscores the commitment to green mobility, reliability, and sustainability in the face of increasing passenger traffic on rails. Get ready for a future where our railway systems are not only reliable but also contribute to a greener and more sustainable world!
Find out more about GCRE at: https://www.gcre.wales