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Jeff Wharton, president of IMPulse (shown left) gives Rep. Butterfield and Sec. Foxx a tour of the company's facility.

Jeff Wharton, president of IMPulse (shown left) gives Rep. Butterfield and Sec. Foxx a tour of the company's facility.

MPulse NC LLC, a leading U.S. manufacturer of overhead contact system (catenary) hardware for the public transportation industry, welcomed U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and U.S. Congressman G. K. Butterfield for a tour of its factory.

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The cecretary and congressman met with IMPulse employees as part of a visit to eastern North Carolina. IMPulse unveiled its latest innovative development for cable theft detection, as well as its White House Champion of Change technology for an overhead contact wire safety monitoring system. Both products are offered exclusively by IMPulse as an advanced technology for the transit market that improves safety, security and reliability.

IMPulse employees learned more about the Secretary’s mission for transportation and the efforts being spearheaded by Butterfield in eastern North Carolina.

IMPulse NC LLC, a Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway company, manufactures transit hardware for all types of electrified public transit systems including streetcar, light rail, intercity and commuter rail, heritage trolley and electric trolleybus with products in service worldwide. The company’s name brand is “Ohio Brass,” with a proven service history dating to 1888. IMPulse products are made in America — meeting Federal Buy America requirements — and undergo strict adherence to ISO 9001:2008 Quality Standards.

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