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Custom Machine Tools & Automation

NSH USA Corporation manufactures specialized and multifunctional machine tools and automation systems for numerous industries worldwide. It combines the world-renowned SIMMONS, FARRELL and STANRAY machine tool brands. Founded in 1910 and headquartered in Albany, New York, NSH USA is part of the global NSH Group.

Innovation in Machine Tool Manufacturing

NSH USA Corporation's product range includes individual and customized machine tools, technologies and solutions primarily for the railroad & metro, automotive, mechanical engineering and aerospace industries. The company functions both as a production site for its own brands SIMMONS, FARREL and STARAY, which primarily serve the railroad sector, and as a sales and service location for the other brands of the NSH Group in the North America region.

So that the company's portfolio includes the in-house manufactured machines:

  • Wheel set milling machines
  • Drilling machines
  • Wheelset presses
  • Automation & Parts Handling

as well as the sales and service for:

  • Horizontal lathes
  • Turn-mill machining centers
  • Vertical turning centers
  • Wheelset lathes
  • Special purpose machines


NSH USA has been at the forefront of machine tool innovation for over 100 years. From the revival of the war effort in the 1940s with the rebuilding and redesign of machine tools to the decades-long focus on supporting international freight and transit railroads, it has all taken place at the manufacturing facility on Broadway in Albany.


The dedicated and experienced team designs, manufactures, assembles, and tests all equipment at NSH USA, and works together to develop better manufacturing processes and precision machinery. Our turnkey services include integrating machines, measurement, and automation systems into custom wheel shop layouts for new facilities or upgrades to existing shops.

NSH USA Corporation at the Albany site employs about 120 people and generates sales of approximately €35 million

Contact us

NSH USA Corporation

1700 North Broadway Albany, NY 12204

Tel: +1 518 462 5431
Fax: +1 518 462 0371

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