Individual and flexible solutions for track construction and maintenance

The use of modern hydraulic powered railroad tools increases efficiency when working on railroad track. PortaCo designs, develops and manufactures hydraulic tools, machines as well as hydraulic power units for track construction and maintenance in Moorhead, Minnesota, USA – the equipment is proudly assembled in the USA.

Over the course of its 40-year history, the company has developed into the leading manufacturer of hydraulic power units for track construction and maintenance. PortaCo has a standard range of railroad tools and power units but also offers customized products. The focus is always on solution-oriented thinking with regard to project requirements which allows customers to enjoy more flexibility and thus more efficiency on track and benefit from the company’s knowledge and experience. PortaCo is dedicated to bringing value to its customers by designing and manufacturing tools which are safe, ergonomic, reliable and efficient. The product portfolio is supplemented by personal customer service.

The product range includes all requirements on track from grinding, sawing and drilling to welding accessories and of course hydraulic drive units for the various machines. For new product developments, PortaCo draws on the international experience from the Goldschmidt network of experts in order to find innovative solutions for tools and machines that make track work safer, more efficient and more ergonomic for the user.


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Experience and competence for individual solutions

Tailor-made solutions from a single source for flexible and efficient work on the track.

PortaCo Inc. from Moorhead, Minnesota, founded in 1978, develops and manufactures railroad tools as well as hydraulic power units for track construction and maintenance of railroads. With their internationally leading know-how, PortaCo takes on the role of the Center of Competence Tools & Machines in the global Goldschmidt network. PortaCo helps Goldschmidt customers around the world to be more flexible, efficient and reliable when it comes to activities related to rail infrastructure.

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Your direct contact to our experts

PortaCo, Inc.

1805 2nd Avenue North
Minnesota 56560 Moorhead

Phone +1 218-236-0223
Fax +1 218-233-5281


Please contact us. We would be pleased to provide you with detailed information on our products and services and current projects. We are looking forward to getting to know you and your company.