TieTek is the worldwide leader in developing and manufacturing composite ties, an innovative product for railroad track construction, maintenance and operation. Our management consists of experienced business people, railroad executives, and materials scientists who are committed to bringing the highest quality, most reliable, and cost effective product to our customers.
TieTek has been producing ties for over 15 years, and our production facility in Marshall, Texas has been in operation since 2004. TieTek™ ties have been proven in both experimental and real-world conditions, in the United States and around the world.
Dale Ramthun, Plant Manager
Mr. Ramthun has over all responsibilities for TieTek's manufacturing facilities since September 2009. He had previously served as Operation Manager in the same facility having originally come on board as a Production Supervisor and then as a Production Manager. Prior joining TieTek Mr. Ramthun was a Plant Manager for Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Angleboard Inc., and before joining ITW he was Plant Manager for Lippert Component Inc. He brings nineteen years of manufacturing management experience with demonstrated strengths in motivation, organization, and execution.
RAN ERIC XU, VICE PRESIDENT & TREASURER
As Treasurer, Eric Xu is responsible for all financial management of TieTek's business. Mr. Xu began his career in several finance and accounting positions at Cummins Inc. (Columbus, IN), he later joined DLG Group Co., Ltd., serving as Finance Director. Mr. Xu earned his B.S. and Master degrees in Accounting from The Ohio State University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.