The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The company offers double-stack railcars; boxcars used in forest products, automotive, perishables, and general merchandise applications; covered hopper cars for grain and cement industries; coiled, non coiled, insulated, and non-insulated tank cars for commodities; gondolas and coil cars for steel and metal markets; conventional railcars; center partition cars for forest products industry; bulkhead flat cars; flat cars for automotive transportation; and solid waste service flat cars. It also provides pressurized tank cars for liquid petroleum gas and ammonia; non-pressurized tank cars for light oil and chemical products; coal cars; sliding wall cars; and ocean-going barges, including conventional deck barges, double-hull tank barges, railcar/deck barges, barges for aggregates, and other heavy industrial products and ocean-going barges. In addition, the company is involved in the repair and refurbishment of railcars and provides wheel services, such as reconditioning of wheels, axles, and roller bearings. Further, it engages in the production of recondition railcar cushioning units, railcar castings, couplers, yokes, side frames, and bolsters as well as roofs, doors, and associated parts of boxcars; and offers finance lease programs, such as direct finance leases, operating leases, and by the mile lease. Additionally, the company provides management services comprising railcar maintenance management; railcar accounting services, such as billing and revenue collection, and car hire receivable and payable administration; and fleet management. It owns or provides management services for a fleet of approximately 225,000 railcars for railroads, shippers, carriers, institutional investors, and other leasing and transportation companies. The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. was founded in 1974 and is based in Lake Oswego, Oregon.