Railex Corp. is a leading manufacturer of garment conveyor systems based in Queens, New York. Formed in 1954, the business was continuously owned and managed by the founding brothers until 2017. New ownership and management from Richard Sobel and Stephen Shybunko began in January of 2017, bringing their collective 50 years of experience in manufacturing, sales and product innovation. Railex designs and manufactures systems and equipment used primarily for garment handling including storage, retrieval and sorting, for use in commercial laundries, dry cleaning, distribution centers, department stores, garment manufacturers and coat checks. The products include Trolley Systems suspended from overhead or floor supported systems. Manual or automatic switches provide movement from one rail to another. Inclined conveyors provide movement between different levels. Ancillary items and accessories include various supports, switches, trolley carrier attachments including racks, baskets and flat carriers. Railex products also include Coat Checkroom racks used in restaurants, hotels, theaters, hospitals and catering facilities. Railex has developed an extensive line of rolling and stationary racks which can be used for storage or display.
Railex is located in Ozone Park, Queens, NY, with all manufacturing, sales and administration on site. Close to New York City and Long Island Railroad transit hubs, minutes from JFK and Laguardia airports and 40 minutes from downtown Manhattan, Railex is easily accessible. Railex has installed systems in hotels, museums, libraries, hospitals, casinos, federal, state and county correctional facilities, commercial buildings, municipal buildings, military bases and industrial laundries. Customers include Aramark, Cintas, Disney, Bloomingdale’s, Dillards, Caesar’s Palace, Hilton Hotels, The Museum of Natural History and the New York Public Library. Railex has a fully equipped machining and assembly operation, including conventional and automated milling and turning, steel fabrication and forming, welding, assembly and electrical wiring. Engineering equipment includes AutoCad software for design and shop drawings.