Shuttlewagon announces newest exclusive dealer, AIS CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT CORPORATION

AIS brings 62 years of experience to Shuttlewagon collaboration

Shuttlewagon, Inc., a division of Wabtec Corporation, is thrilled to confirm the onboarding of AIS Construction Equipment Corporation, headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as the authorized Shuttlewagon dealer for Michigan and Northern Ohio, effective September 5, 2023. Shuttlewagon, a brand of WABTEC (NYSE:WAB), is a leading manufacturer of mobile railcar handling solutions.

“With a legacy spanning six decades, AIS possesses an unmatched depth of knowledge and a wealth of resources, ensuring they deliver state-of-the-art heavy equipment solutions. We’re honored to include AIS as our exclusive regional partner,” said Tom Owen, VP of Distribution at Shuttlewagon.

“It brings us great pleasure to introduce AIS as the newest member of our extensive national dealer community,” shared Shishir Tiwari, VP and GM at Shuttlewagon. “Their depth of expertise and wide-ranging service capabilities underpin our mission to amplify our national outreach. This partnership further underscores our dedication to offering best-in-class railcar movers, diverse rental opportunities, top-shelf parts, and exceptional service. AIS is poised to offer exemplary Shuttlewagon representation, and we are thrilled to have them as part of our robust dealer network.”

AIS, since its inception in 1961, has built a successful dealership , anchored by its unwavering commitment to excellence and relentless pursuit of customer satisfaction. With a robust infrastructure comprising six full-service dealerships and a team of over 600 personnel, AIS is ready to furnish authorized Shuttlewagon Railcar Movers sales, rentals, maintenance, and parts assistance to its clientele in its designated territory.

“We are very excited about adding Shuttlewagon to our robust product portfolio. Shuttlewagon’s stellar reputation and commitment to customer service, combined with their top-notch products, made it a very attractive opportunity for us,” said Jeff Price, AIS’s General Manager.

About Shuttlewagon
Since 1972 Shuttlewagon has been a leader in the design and production of diesel- and electric-powered mobile railcar movers, helping industry improve workplace safety and operational performance. No other mobile railcar mover manufacturer offers such an extensive and innovation-rich product line-up to meet highly technical and complex solutions. For more information on Shuttlewagon, please visit For more information on Wabtec, please visit

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About AIS Equipment
AIS Construction Equipment is celebrating our 62nd year serving you as the oldest “Michigan Owned and Operated” heavy equipment company. As a family owned company we answer to our customers – not to shareholders. The goal of our professional employees, including 200 trained and certified technical staff, has always been to help our customers become more profitable by providing you with the best machinery and our legendary 24/7 support to back you up. Loyalty and productivity have no expiration date. Come see why. We want to serve you, call us today!


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