American Railcar Industries, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of hopper and tank railcars. The Company designs, manufactures and sells railcars and a range of components for the North American railcar and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments: manufacturing, railcar leasing and railcar services. The manufacturing consists of railcar manufacturing, and railcar and industrial component manufacturing. The railcar-leasing segment consists of railcars manufactured by the Company and leased to third parties under operating leases. The railcar services segment consists of railcar repair, engineering and field services. It manufactures over two types of railcars, hopper railcars and tank railcars. It also manufactures various components for railcar and industrial markets. It manufactures both general service and specialty hopper railcars at its Paragould plant. Its hopper railcars are designed for shipping a range of dry bulk products from light density products.