GREX Appoints Friss Director of Process Improvement

Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) has appointed David Friss director of process improvement, effective March 20, 2017, and based in the company’s Georgetown, Texas headquarters. He will report to Greg Grissom, chief operating officer, and be responsible for streamlining GREX processes.

Friss has 25 years of experience in roles related to rail data business applications, reliability, engineering and vehicle electrical design. In his position with GREX, he will partner with department leaders to identify process improvement opportunities to align with the growth vision for GREX.

Prior to joining GREX, Friss was director of reliability engineering at BNSF Railway Company in Fort Worth, Texas, where he worked for more than 10 years on several key rail business model development projects.

He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he served as an avionics technician.

“David Friss has an impressive background and we are excited to welcome him to the GREX team,” said Grissom. “We are confident he will be a valuable addition to the team as we continue to research and develop technologies to help the rail industry operate safely and more efficiently.”