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Monorail disappointment

monorail modern

We've hit a dead end on our quest to buy a monorail.

The nice guy at the Japanese factory stopped returning our emails.

We might need to plan a trip to Japan to make it happen?



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The German company Dopplmayr seems to sell a similar product, the monorack.

They have a subsidiary in the USA:

Doppelmayr USA, Inc. Head Office USA
3160 West 500 South 
Salt Lake City 84104
+1 801 973 79 77
+1 801 973 95 80
info​@doppelmayrusa.com
Comment by Roland_Smith Sun May 1 16:10:38 2016

It is possible the man you were dealing with was transferred. Most Japanese businessmen are transferred to different departments every 3-4 years to get a better overview of the whole company. So the new people may not speak English, or may be just swamped with work they have no clue how to do yet.

I hope it works out for you!

Comment by Eric in Japan Sun May 1 19:55:09 2016
Face the inevitable. Driveway.
Comment by Eric Mon May 2 20:32:33 2016
I was wondering what was happening with the monorail. I was very interested to see how that worked out. Hopefully you can still find a way to make it happen.
Comment by Jonathan Mon May 2 22:20:06 2016

Roland-Thanks for looking this up for us....not sure why it didn't show up on my google searching.

Eric- Thanks for pointing that out. I'm sure something like that happened because they were very nice when they were answering our emails.

Comment by mark Tue May 3 06:32:31 2016