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The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) acts on behalf of suppliers to North American railroads and their employees. Made up of companies throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad, RSI is the only all inclusive trade association for the entire rail supply industry and represents a diverse group of rail suppliers involved in the manufacture of products and services in the freight car, locomotive, maintenance-of-way, communications and signaling, leasing, and passenger rail industries.

RSI connects members to their customers and partners, supports the improvement of the industry, assists members in the global marketplace, and represents the industry during the regulatory and legislative process.

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    • Annual ReportMembership Directory 2012
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    • TABLE OF CONTENTS SUPPORT 2 About Us 2 Chairman’s Message 4 Leadership 6 Testimonial: The Value of RSI 8 RSI, REMSA, RSSI Partnership 9 RSI Industry Committees 10 RSI Members 14 Scholarship Program 15 CONNECTION 16 Conferences and Events 16 ADVOCACY 20 Work in Washington 20 Bob Clement Reports 24 Operation Lifesaver 25 Membership Directory 26 Advertising Index 40 Published for RSI by Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 55 Broad Street, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10004. Design by Emily Cocheo. Cover by Sarah Vogwill. Cover photo by Steve Schmollinger. Photo, this page, from BNSF.RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012 1
    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012 | SUPPORT |ABOUT US RSI is Your Voice in Washington The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) acts on behalf of suppliers to North American railroads and their employees. Made up of companies throughout the United States and Canada, RSI is the only all-inclusive trade association for the entire rail supply industry. RSI represents a diverse group of rail suppliers involved in the manufacture of products and services in the freight car, locomotive, maintenance-of-way, communications and signaling, leasing, and passenger rail industries. RSI connects members to their customers and partners; supports the improvement of the industry; assists members in the global marketplace; and represents the industry during the regulatory and legislative process. Support. . . Support of railway suppliers is important to the railroad industry.  RSI organizes seven industry committees on critical issues such as the safe transportation of hazardous materials, grade crossing safety, and technical standards. Our committees assist members in collaborating to resolve the technical, legislative, and regulatory issues unique to the rail supply industry. Connection. . . Railway suppliers are connected and strengthened by RSI. RSI members meet and do business with freight and passenger railroads and other suppliers at annual conferences, trade shows, and industry events. We are the center of the industry network, giving our members the opportunity to connect with the true decision-makers within the rail industry. Advocacy. . . RSI is your voice in Washington. RSI has a presence on Capitol Hill and among the regulatory agencies that write the rules for the rail industry—continually advocating safe, sensible, and efficient solutions that work for rail, suppliers, and the people who depend on us to move their goods. RSI aids members in communicating their interests to legislators, regulators, and other industry stakeholders. steve schmollinger2 RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012
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    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012 | SUPPORT |CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE Dear RSI Members and Friends, I have been privileged to serve as chairman this past year, but more privileged to sit on the RSI Board for the past six. We have seen the association get bigger and stronger—attributes that have helped us improve service to our members. Our iconic “Support, Connection, Advocacy” tagline was never more true than this year. By any measure—membership, trade shows, committee activities, and our advo- cacy program—RSI has continued to deliver for our members and their customers. The RSI Board directed RSI to develop a five-year strategic plan outlining concrete steps on how the organization can better serve its members and a course of action. As we implement and evaluate our plan, RSI President Tom Simpson will ask for member input on how we can meet our goals of increasing membership, enhancing the member experience, and better serving the industry. RSI also will explore marketing opportunities for its membership in North America and abroad. With RSSI and REMSA, our joint trade shows (Railway Interchange) will continue through at least 2019. The Board has determined that future even- year shows (RSI/CMA Trade Show and Technical Conference) will move to rail- road headquarter cities. You’ll find us in Montreal in 2014. If you do business withMichael J. Mitrovich CN or VIA Rail, you should be there. Finally, RSI and REMSA will be sponsoringPresident, MPL Technology, Inc., a USA Pavilion at Brazil’s Business on Rails in 2013 and Germany’s Innotrans inManaging Partner, SpillX, LLC 2014. Look for more opportunities for international marketing throughout the year. Highlights from 2012: RSI membership remains strong, and we are thankful for your support. With over 220 member companies, including 21 new ones, you can be assured that your membership is appreciated. All members and their contact information are listed in the mem- bership directory located in the back of this report (page 26). The RSI/CMA 2012 Exhibition and Technical Conference in Chicago (page 16) was record breaking for an even-year trade show, with well over 100 exhibiting companies and 1,300 attending. The event was enhanced by the opening session, where attendees heard from keynote speaker Carl Ice, President of BNSF Railway, and famed Wall Street analyst Tony Hatch. We are thankful to all RSI members who exhibited, sponsored, and attended. We hope to see you all at Railway Interchange/2013 in September. RSI is not just a trade show organization. With an active advocacy program that follows a wide array of legislative and regulatory issues, RSI is recognized as the voice of the supply industry in Washington, D.C. (page 20). In 2012, RSI met with over 250 members of Congress and their staff. Our overall strategy is simple: promote the interests of our industry by advocating rail-friendly leg- islation and working to prevent harmful regulations that stifle us. Our program committees (page 10) give members access to railroad officials, shipper customers, and federal regulators, with the opportunity to influence and improve the rail industry. The Association of American Railroads and its railroad members look to the RSI ARCI, Tank Car, Quality, Leasing, and Coupler committees for help on virtually every regulatory or technical issue. Also, the Washington Affairs Committee is the vehicle we use to gather member input on legislative issues. Finally, I’d like to thank my fellow Board members for their leadership and support. Next year’s leadership team of Fred Sasser, Mike Foxx, and Jeff Stearns will serve RSI and its membership well. Also, thanks to the RSI staff of Tom, Nicole, Robyn, Amanda, and Brian for their work.  This annual report can only briefly touch on the activities undertaken by RSI. I encourage you to reflect on these activities and ask you to take full advantage of what RSI offers to your company. I also ask you to peruse our membership directory (page 26), as it is the most important part of this report—without our members’ crucial support, RSI would cease to exist.4 RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012
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    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012 | SUPPORT |LEADERSHIP RSI Board of Directors The rail industry is diverse and the needs of an Officers association are many, thus decision-making Chair Michael J. Mitrovich, MPL Technology Inc., on behalf of the industry is a rewarding and SpillX, LLC sometimes difficult task. There are always challenges and the need for forward-thinking Vice Chair Fred R. Sasser, and collaboration. The RSI Board of Directors Chicago Freight Car Leasing Company shares in the responsibility of developing short-term and long-term goals, overseeing Secretary/Treasurer Michael Foxx, Strato, Inc. events, and managing financial and policy issues. The directors’ leadership, experiences, Directors and resources provide for a unique and well- Edward Whalen, FreightCar America rounded governing body. Jeff Stearns, Wabtec Corporation RSI strives to make its Board as diverse as the members it serves. It includes both large Jim Frantz, Graham-White Manufacturing Company and small companies that are involved in the manufacture of products and services in the John Paljug, Invensys Rail Corp. freight car, locomotive, maintenance-of- way, communications and signaling, and Michael K. Ogden, Morton Manufacturing Company passenger rail industries. Under the direction Patrick Ameen, Amsted Rail Company, Inc. of the Board of Directors and with member support, RSI continues to be a successful trade Patrick Casey, TTX Company association—representative of the industry it promotes. Thomas A. Ellman, GATX Corporation Thomas F DeJoseph, Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. . Honorary Director Gregory P Vogelman, GE Rail Services . REMSA Representative Phil Homan, Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. RSSI Representative Thomas J. Ulrich, Arthur N. Ulrich Company Staff President Thomas D. Simpson The RSI staff is a dedicated, professional, and simpson@rsiweb.org knowledgeable team, eager to serve the rail Assistant Vice President Nicole B. Brewin supply industry in all aspects of association brewin@rsiweb.org management. Guided by the RSI mission of supporting, connecting, and advocating for Office Manager Robyn M. Leach its members, the staff promotes the industry leach@rsiweb.org through government relations work, hosting Marketing & Trade Shows Amanda T. Patrick trade shows and marketing events, and patrick@rsiweb.org creating a forum for industry collaboration. Membership & This year, RSI welcomed a new employee to Grassroots Coordinator Brian Kellman the team in Washington, D.C. Brian Kellman kellman@rsiweb.org is the new Membership & Grassroots Coordinator. He is responsible for member Railway Supply Institute, Inc. services and outreach, and grassroots 425 Third Street, SW, Suite 920 data collection. Washington, D.C. 20024 (p) 202-347-4664 • (f) 202-347-0047 www.rsiweb.org6 RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012
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    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012 | SUPPORT |TESTIMONIAL The Value of RSI Amsted Rail Company, Inc., is an ardent and active supporter of RSI. Some of our predecessor companies have roots going back over a century, and Amsted Rail has many globally recognized brands in the railroad industry. Throughout this long history, Amsted Rail has been an active member of both the former Railway Supply Association and the Railway Progress Institute, and since 2003, the combined organization that is now the Railway Supply Institute. RSI’s diverse membership comprises over 220 companies across the entire spectrum of North American freight and passenger railway suppliers (page 26). The size of the RSI member companies ranges from Patrick Ameen sole proprietorships to large conglomerates. Vice President Industry Relations Amsted Rail Company, Inc. Most RSI members either do not have a Washington presence or cannot afford one. RSI’s top leaders are both registered lobbyists and know their way around Capitol Hill, the government regulatory agencies, and the White House. RSI has an active government relations committee known as the Washington Affairs Committee (page 10). RSI is the railway supply industry’s singular voice on legislative and regulatory issues in Washington, D.C. That is a primary reason for Amsted Rail’s continued support. Whether it’s the threat of increased truck size and weight issues in Congress or contemplated Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations adversely affecting the industry, RSI is there for us. RSI conducts the largest freight railroad industry trade show in North America, bringing together, under one roof and in periodic outdoor track exhibits, thousands of customers, with a strong international flavor. In addition to the many exhibits, RSI sponsors the Annual Technical Conferences of the four Coordinated Mechanical Associations. This draws experts in freight cars, locomotives, air brakes, and railroad operating rules from railroads, leasing companies, government agencies, the Association of American Railroads (AAR), and the supply community (page 16). RSI has several standing committees which provide critical interface, liaison, and advocacy with AAR and the U.S. Department of Transportation (FRA, in particular) on tank car issues, other freight car types, and rolling stock and infrastructure components, with respect to governmental regulation and industry technical standards (page 10). Whether you have a single product or service, or offer a diverse portfolio to the industry, I urge you to join or rejoin and become active in all that RSI has to offer.8 RSI Annual Report 2012
    • RSI, REMSA, RSSI PARTNERSHIP Working Together on Behalf of the Industry RSI, Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers internationally, but might be reluctant to go alone. Association (REMSA), and Railway Systems The pavilion will be designed so companies can Suppliers, Inc. (RSSI) are working collaboratively share a common area, but also have a private area for to support the general interests of the industry and literature and meetings. RSI and REMSA will invite their member companies. While the organizations foreign rail dignitaries to the pavilion to showcase have a long history of working together, they are the North American railway supply community. turning their sights to more international marketing opportunities at a shared cost and benefit. In addition, RSSI has joined RSI and REMSA in planning and marketing Railway Interchange. To At a joint leadership meeting of RSI and REMSA, help improve the upcoming trade show, Railway RSI Chair Mike Mitrovich and REMSA President Interchange/2013, the organizations will have a Phil Homan agreed that the two organizations “one show” look with exhibition halls open to all would work together on marketing the Railway attendees, and common themes and sponsorships Interchange event and government relations efforts, among the groups. There also will be joint social and promoting the North American railway supply events, including receptions and meal functions industry internationally.  throughout the event. Internationally, RSI and REMSA are planning to With REMSA and RSSI representatives on the RSI host a “USA Pavilion” at international railroad Board of Directors (page 6), both organizations industry trade shows such as Brazil’s Business on are intimately involved in RSI’s government Rails, scheduled for November 2013 in Sao Paulo, relations work. It was agreed at the meeting thatunion pacific Brazil, and Innotrans, slated for September 2014 in full membership understanding and participation in Berlin, Germany. RSI and REMSA are also looking RSI’s government relations effort was critical to the at international marketing/trade show opportunities industry’s goals in Washington, D.C.    in Asia and Africa. This effort is targeted at member companies that are interested in exhibiting RSI Annual Report 2012 9
    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012RSI INDUSTRY COMMITTEES A Collaborative Voice for Suppliers The direction of RSI’s policy goals are determined by the work and collaboration of its industry committees, which support the One of the tasks undertaken different disciplines and issues of the supply by the RSI ARCI Committee is reporting quarterly freight car industry. Consisting of RSI member companies, orders and deliveries. Shown below are railroad the committees provide an opportunity for tank cars being built. (Source: American Railcar Industries, Inc.) member involvement and support, and   advance railway supply industry goals in the public and private sectors. Lead photo by bruce kelly 10 RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012
    • | SUPPORT | The RSI ARCI Committee reports that, due pri- marily to the boom in domestic oil production, orders for new tanks cars have increased dra- matically in the past few years. In 2012, orders for new railroad tank cars accounted for over half of all new freight cars ordered, and the num- ber of tank cars ordered but not yet delivered accounted for over 75% of the total backlog.AMERICAN RAILWAY CAR INSTITUTE (Source: American Railcar Industries, Inc.)Chair: Ed Whalen, FreightCar America, Inc.The American Railway Car Institute (ARCI) has repre-sented the North American freight car building indus- EQUIPMENT LEASING COMMITTEEtry for over 75 years. Membership consists of major Chair: John Kieras, Union Tank Car CompanyNorth American freight car manufacturers, and works inconjunction with the Association of American Railroads The Equipment Leasing Committee is composed of repre-(AAR) on freight car design standards. ARCI also tabu- sentatives from prominent freight car leasing companies.lates and reports North American freight car statistics, Its primary responsibility is to evaluate and guide RSI inand represents the specific interests of railcar builders in key regulatory and public policy issues affecting the leas-legislative and regulatory matters. In addition, ARCI’s En- ing industry, which often involve railroad service relationsgineering and Design Subcommittee meets several times issues. In addition, the committee responds to AAR circu-a year to address freight car design and safety issues. lar letters and other railroad proposals that affect private car owners. RSI member companies own and provide forARCI quarterly freight car statistics are used by organiza- lease more than 700,000 railroad freight cars.tions like Bloomberg news, the Federal Reserve Board,financial analysts, component suppliers, and others whofollow the freight car building industry, and is used as a QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMITTEEbarometer on the state of the railway supply industry. The Quality Assurance Committee (QAC) is an advocate for quality and continuous improvement in the perfor-ARCI AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP mance and safety of the rail supply industry’s productsThough membership on the ARCI committee is restricted and services. QAC works with the AAR Quality Committeeto North American freight car builders, anyone can be- to ensure that member companies receive the informa-come an affiliate member. Typical affiliate members are tion they need to implement superior quality programscomponent suppliers for the freight car industry, leasing and meet today’s marketplace challenges. Over the years,companies, and financial institutions. Affiliate members working with the AAR Quality Committee, QAC has spon-receive quarterly freight car statistics and have an oppor- sored training programs for suppliers that are new to thetunity to be on the Engineering & Design Subcommittee. industry or need refresher courses on key quality issues. RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012 11
    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012RSI INDUSTRY COMMITTEES STATE TAXATION COMMITTEE Chair: William Gannon, GATX Corporation The State Taxation Committee, consisting of com- panies that own and lease railroad freight cars, monitors and acts on state legislative and regulatory issues that affect the taxation of privately owned freight cars. Over the years, it is estimated the com- mittee has saved private car owners several million dollars in excess taxation. COMMITTEE ON TANK CARS Chair: Joseph Lattanzio, GE Rail Car Services The Committee on Tank Cars (RSICTC) addresses is- sues of importance to tank car builders and owners, and regularly reviews tank car requirements through its membership to the AAR Tank Car Committee. RSICTC is at the forefront of the latest research to im- prove tank car safety and represents tank car manufac- turers in federal, legislative, and regulatory matters. The Engineering/Technical Subcommittee oversees RSI’s Equipment Leasing Committee consists the RSI/AAR tank car safety research project and of 11 companies that own and provide for lease meets quarterly with the AAR Tank Car Committee to more than 700,000 freight cars, out of a total discuss tank car security, packaging, and operational freight car fleet of almost 1.5 million. Covered issues. RSICTC publications can be found online at hopper cars (shown above) are an important www.rsiweb.org/rsicommittees_tc.html. facet of the lease fleet, providing shippers equip- ment to move their product quickly and efficient- Membership to this committee is restricted to compa- ly through the North American railroad system. nies engaged in the design, manufacture, ownership, (Source: Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co.) or leasing of railroad tank cars. WASHINGTON AFFAIRS COMMITTEE STANDARD COUPLER Chair: John Paljug, Invensys Rail Group MANUFACTURERS COMMITTEE Chair: Thomas Gillespie, Jr., Chair: Steve Becker, Amsted Industries ALSTOM Transportation, Inc. This committee promotes AAR standard coupler The Washington Affairs Committee (WAC) is open to technology worldwide, and meets periodically to all members, with an emphasis on member compa- discuss the technical matters confronting standard nies in the communications and signaling, mainte- coupler manufacturers. The committee also works nance-of-way, and passenger industries. Legislative with the rail industry to develop coupler standards issues of interest include: supporting the Section 130 that reflect the latest in technology and foundry highway-rail grade crossing program; supporting rail- practices. This committee is restricted to companies roads in securing tax incentives to increase capacity; that produce standard AAR couplers. securing federal investment for positive train control and high speed rail; supporting Amtrak’s legislative goals; supporting the Class I railroads’ efforts op- posed to reregulation; and lobbying against bigger trucks. The committee also works very closely with Operation Lifesaver to reduce the deaths and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and along railroad rights-of-way through public education programs.12 RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012
    • | SUPPORT | The North American railway supply industry continues to become an international force in Europe, China, South America, and Australia. Chicago Freight Car Company’s Fred Sasser is the 2013 Chair of the RSI Board of Directors. This photo shows a Chicago Freight Car Leasing subsidiary operating a distinctly North American-looking unit train of covered hopper cars in Australia.  (Source: Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co.) ttx168919_RSI_Ad-7x4.937_rsg 12/7/11 1:22 PM Page 1 Railcar Pooling Experts. TTX is North America’s leading provider of railcars and related freight car management services. With a pool of cars 200,000 strong, we have the capacity – and expertise – to support the industry. PO OLI N G I E N G I N E E R I N G & M A I N T E NANCE I F L E E T S E RVICE S I RE S E ARCH I L OGIS T ICS www.ttx.comRSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012 13
    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012RSI MEMBERSStrong Global Suppliers, Staunch Rail AdvocatesRSI members represent a diverse spectrum of rail-related members to always have a voice in the rail industry’sbusinesses that supply railroads across the globe. At RSI, regulation and the legislation on Capitol Hill.the strength of our membership is reflected in the strengthof the industry. With more than 220 members, RSI acts on In addition to committee participation, RSI continuouslybehalf of both the largest and smallest suppliers to North looks for ways to connect its members to the rail industryAmerican freight and passenger rail. and with other members to help their businesses grow.RSI’s many industry committees allow members to About Our Membershipparticipate and influence the direction of the rail industry RSI membership remained strong in 2012 (page 26).(page 10). Committees are able to discuss regulations and Members are located across the United States and Cana-legislation affecting the daily business of our members, da, and as far away as India and China. They represent aand seek solutions to many of the obstacles preventing wide range of rail-related services and productsgrowth in the rail industry. This, along with RSI’s strong (see chart and map below).grassroots and advocacy involvement, allows our Segment of the Industry Number of RSI Members North American Members (Headquarters Only) Communications and Signaling 31 Freight Car / Locomotive Repair 71 Freight Car Component Parts 76 Freight Car Leasing 15 Freight Car Manufacturer 20 Locomotive Manufacturer / Component Parts 140 Maintenance-of-Way 37 Passenger Manufacturer / Component Parts 70 Trade Association 2 Industry Publications / Press 4 Banks / Financial Institutions 10 Other (Rail-Related) 43 GOOGLE MAPS * Note: Data taken from primary business section of 2012 RSI membership forms. Some members represent more than one segment of the industry. 14 RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012
    • | SUPPORT | RSI Welcomes New Members in 2012 Arkansas Industrial Computing Inc. Beckmann Volmer North America Bhilai Engineering Corp. Bocage Capital BSM Wireless Formcrete Fiberglass Products Hammonds Technical Services IMPCO EcoTrans Technology Longbow Research Mikes Inc. Minmetals International Advertising and Exhibition Morton Suggestion Inc. Motive Power Resources Inc. Professional Pavement Products Rail Management Systems Rollon Corporation SAFT SpillX, LLC Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. Stifel Nicholas & Company Transhield SpillX, LLC, a new RSI member, is one of many UBS suppliers that have demonstrated new technolo- Westermo Data Communications gies at RSI conferences and exhibitions. RSI SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM For more than 20 years, the RSI Scholarship Program has Robin K. Pokorski, George Washington University – provided financial aid to exemplary students pursuing Miner Enterprises, Inc. bachelor or associate degrees. • Recipient of the Mechanical Association In 2012, the RSI Scholarship Committee selected six Railcar Technical Services (MARTS) Scholarship students to receive academic scholarships of $3,000 each. Applicants were ranked by academic record, community service activities, essay, and letters of recommendation. Thanks to the Following Member Companies The winners are pursuing degrees in a variety of profes- that donated to the 2012/2013 RSI Scholarship Program. sions, including education, engineering, and medicine. These generous donations allowed for two additional $3,000 scholarships. 2012/2013 RSI Scholarship Recipients • MAC Products, Inc. Courtney Biscan, Notre Dame – • Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. Union Tank Car Company • GLNX Corporation Elise Browne, Bethany Lutheran College – • Air Brake Association (ABA) Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. •  echanical Association Railcar M Carly Lave, Stanford University – Technical Services (MARTS) The Greenbrier CompaniesSpillX, LLC Erica A. Lauritsen, Western Oregon University – The Okonite Company RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012 15
    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012CONFERENCES AND EVENTS A  mong the 110 international exhibitors at RSI/CMA 2012 was this group from India’s Bhilai Engineering Corporation Ltd. RSI/CMA 2012 September 22-25, 2012 Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers | Chicago, IL RSI and the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA) welcomed 110 exhibitors and over 1,300 attendees to RSI/CMA 2012. By any measure, the trade show and technical sessions were a success and record setting for an even-year, smaller exhibition. The Chicago Sheraton proved to be an ideal event location for RSI/CMA 2012, offering a wonderful backdrop for our show and providing ample opportunities for after-hours networking. Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA)16 RSI Annual Report 2012
    • | CONNECTION | The Coordinated Mechanical Associations (Air Brake Association, Inc.; International Association of Railway Operating Officers; Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services; and Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association) Technical Sessions gave attendees an opportunity to hear from industry innovators on new technologies bringing in railroad customers, and opportunities to collaborate with industry colleagues. An added bonus was the opening session where attendees were treated to the fresh insights of industry insiders Carl Ice, President and Chief Operating Officer of BNSF Railway, and Tony Hatch, Wall Street Senior Transportation Analyst. RSI members also were treated to three timely and informative seminars: These exhibitors from Motive Equipment, Inc., (Wisconsin) displayed products and services for •  SI President Tom Simpson provided a R more than 1,300 conference attendees. briefing on Railway Interchange/2013, along with how to get the most out of the experience at the event. In addition, Doug Smith, President of Smith Marketing Services, LLC, showed attendees how to receive maximum results that save time and money at future RSI trade shows. •  he Coalition Against Bigger Trucks, GoRail, T and RSI teamed up to give suppliers an opportunity to hear from Class I officials and other industry stakeholders about truck size and weights and where the issue stands. RSI Chair Mike Mitrovich, MPL Technology and SpillX, LLC, (left) and RSI Vice Chair FredSasser, Chicago Freight Car Leasing, gave ajoint presentation at RSI/CMA 2012.RSI Annual Report 2012 17
    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012 CONFERENCES AND EVENTS •  any of RSI’s members are small M businesses, and for the small business owner, financial statements can be confusing but also highly informative. The RSI-hosted financial seminar was a great source of information about business performance. Tony Allen, CPA, shared insights and tools to assist suppliers in maximizing their companies’ financial resources.  RSI Board Member Pat Ameen of Amsted Rail (right) with his colleague at the Amsted exhibit booth. RSI/CMA 2012 Sponsors Thank you to our sponsors at RSI/CMA 2012 Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. - General Session Breakfast on September 24 The Greenbrier Companies - Exhibit Hall Lunch on September 24 NS Thoroughbred Mechanical Services - Refreshment Break on September 24 GATX - Exhibit Hall Cocktail Reception on September 24 New York Air Brake Corp. - Sheraton Hotel Key Cards Sterling Rail, Inc. - Registration Tote Bags Graham White Manufacturing Company - LMOA A/V Sponsorship18 RSI Annual Report 2012
    • | CONNECTION |Railway Interchange/2013September 29 – October 2, 2013 | Indianapolis, INWe are looking forward to what is sure to be another successful joint trade Exhibit Hoursshow and technical conference at Railway Interchange/2013 in Indianapolis, •  unday, September 29 SIndiana (September 29 - October 2, 2013). Sponsored by RSI, Railway 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Engineering & Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), and Railway •  onday, September 30 MSystems Suppliers, Inc. (RSSI), Railway Interchange/2013 will be three 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. trade shows in one, featuring hundreds of exhibits from domestic and •  uesday, October 1 Tinternational rail suppliers. With a wide array of technical programs hosted 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. by American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association(AREMA) and the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA), the showwill be a great opportunity to network with your industry colleagues and Mark Your Calendars –learn about new technologies in the industry. Future RSI Trade ShowsThe Indiana Convention Center (ICC) has been chosen as the venue for RSI/CMA 2014Railway Interchange/2013. Located in downtown Indianapolis, the ICC is Montreal, Quebecbordered by the State Capitol, Union Station, Circle Centre shopping and September 20 – 23, 2014entertainment complex, and Victory Field (Triple A Baseball). The RSI hosthotels will be the Hyatt, Conrad, and Embassy Suites, which are all located Railway Interchange/2015near the Indiana Convention Center. There will be 4,000 hotel rooms Minneapolis, MNavailable in downtown Indianapolis. Check for more details online atwww.rsiweb.org. Expertise earned over a century at the forefront of the rail industry guides us to deliver the perfect assets for specific commodities, facilities, locations, and industries. We understand the maintenance plan and current regulatory environment surrounding each asset. GATX provides the skills, quality and reliability critical to meeting the needs of our customers. By providing financial, operational, management and support expertise, GATX has kept North America on track for more than 110 years.RSI Annual Report 2012 19
    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012WORK IN WASHINGTON Influencing Issues, Promoting Rail Supply Interests RSI is the railway supplier voice in Washington, D.C., RSI: Washington activities in 2012 and within the rail industry. With access to decision- makers in the U.S. Congress and Obama Admin- President Signs Surface Transportation istration, RSI works with regulatory agencies and Reauthorization Bill into Law – Success for Suppliers congressional lawmakers and their staff members to On July 6, 2012, President Obama signed into law promote rail supply industry interests. MAP-21, reauthorizing federal surface transportation programs through September 30, 2014. With President Obama having been reelected and the Senate and the House having stayed in Demo- On Capitol Hill, getting a surface transportation crat and Republican hands, respectively, the Obama reauthorization bill was not a given. Many political Administration and the new 113th Congress will have observers had nearly written it off. The fact that it a full transportation and infrastructure agenda. On passed with so many rail industry priorities intact is the heels of the passage of two-year surface trans- no less than amazing—thanks to the keen strategy portation reauthorization legislation, Moving Ahead and focused efforts of the staff in RSI’s Washington for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), Congress office as well as industry stakeholders. will again confront the need to reauthorize or extend the program, and the fundamental question of how RSI President Tom Simpson, RSI Assistant Vice Presi- MICHAEL SCHALLER to pay for it. Rail issues also will be an important dent of Government Relations Nicole Brewin, and RSI part of the agenda, including truck size and weights; Consultant and former Congressman Bob Clement Amtrak funding and operational issues; the future of worked together building coalitions with other key indus- high speed rail; reforms to the Railroad Rehabilita- try groups, and personally met with key congressional tion and Improvement Financing program; and the members and staffers month after month. In all, they impending deadline for Positive Train Control. called on key legislators or staffers more than 200 times.20 RSI Annual Report 2012
    • | ADVOCACY | MAP-21 includes several provisions of importance to the rail supply industry, including a study of truck RSI Champions Highway-Rail size and weight issues; a continued set-aside for the Section 130 grade crossing program; and funds for Grade Crossing Safety operation lifesaver activities. The measure does not Over the years, RSI has advocated on behalf include proposed language in a separate rail title that of the Section 130 highway-rail grade crossing had extended the deadline for the implementation of safety program. Since 1973, Congress has Positive Train Control. provided dedicated funding for states to implement safety improvement projects • Truck size and weight issues. The legislation at highway-rail grade crossings. Such requires the U.S. Department of Transportation improvements include flashing lights, gates, (USDOT) to conduct a two-year study of truck size or other warning devices, and upgraded and weights. The study must begin in mid-August, surfacing material. This funding has been a and a report on its findings is due to Congress no part of every surface transportation act since later than July 1, 2014. The study must examine 1973. It was continued through Moving Ahead the impact of trucks exceeding current federal size for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), and weight limits on accident data; potential effects which will provide some $220 million per fiscal on infrastructure (costs and benefits; percentage of year (FY 2012-FY 2014). trucks operating in excess of federal limits; ability of states to recover costs); frequency of weight or RSI works closely with state officials and size violations and the cost of enforcement; impact appropriate railroad authorities to maximize on bridges; and impact on safety. The scope of the the benefits of MAP-21’s Section 130 highway- study will be comprehensive, covering all states, and rail grade crossing program. RSI staff and include an evaluation of the impact on modal diver- members travel around the country each sion. Under the law, USDOT also must compile a list year to discuss this important program of existing state truck size and weight laws. with state and federal officials, and ensure that the funds are used in the most efficient The short, two-year time frame of the transportation manner. In addition, RSI engages in rail policy bill and expected large turnover in membership on development, with particular emphasis on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Commit- the Section 130 program. Finally, RSI works tee means that the battle over truck size and weights closely with Operation Lifesaver to reduce will start early in the 113th Congress and will be a the deaths and injuries at highway-rail grade heated battle. crossings and along railroad rights-of-way through public education programs. In the meantime, RSI is partnering with the Coalition against Bigger Trucks to commission an independent study on truck size and weights. The Rahall Appala- chian Transportation Institute will conduct the study. The study, to be completed by July 2013, is intended The law does declare freight movement and eco- to ensure that our side has the most up-to-date and nomic vitality a national goal, and calls on USDOT to substantive information available and to supplement establish performance measures and targets to that any conclusions of the congressional study. end. It calls for the development of a National Freight Strategic Plan and encourages, but does not require, • Section 130 grade crossing set-aside. The current state freight plans and freight advisory committees. funding set-aside for grade crossing safety improve- ments remains unchanged. States will continue to • Operation Lifesaver. The law requires a minimum of receive a total of $220 million per year and must $3 million annually for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 and FY include grade crossing safety in their highway safety 2014 to be spent on the Operation Lifesaver program plans and strategies. and work zone safety grants. • Freight provisions. Projects of national and regional • Hazardous Materials Transportation Act. The law significance such as CREATE are retained, but are reauthorizes the hazmat statute through September now subject to annual funding appropriations. 30, 2014.RSI Annual Report 2012 21
    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012WORK IN WASHINGTON Suppliers Gather for Railroad Day on the Hill its yearly funding. Also, Boardman’s presentation On March 8, 2012, more than 400 Class I and short covered Amtrak’s steady increase in ridership; the line railroaders, their suppliers, and others converged railroad’s five-year capital plan and fleet replacement on Washington, D.C., for the annual Railroad Day on strategy; Amtrak’s contribution to corridor the Hill. With more than 375 meetings with mem- development; high speed rail benefits; transportation bers of the Senate and House of Representatives, constraints in the northeast region; and Amtrak’s Congress heard strong arguments for preserving NEC NextGen High Speed Vision Report and the planning results, next steps, and challenges. the existing, reasonable regulatory structure under which railroads operate; extending the short line infrastructure investment tax credit; maintaining Attendees participated in a well-charged question existing federal truck size and weight limits; and and answer period with Boardman. RSI Assistant including the Section 130 grade crossing safety pro- Vice President Nicole Brewin made a plea to those gram in any surface transportation reauthorization supply companies in attendance to encourage law- legislation. That evening, participants convened for makers in Washington, D.C., to continue to fund a reception and dinner with Members of Congress, Amtrak at its requested funding level and to host congressional staff, and federal agency employees. their Members of Congress at their facilities. Rail sup- pliers must continue to spread that word that sup- RSI is a sponsor of Railroad Day on the Hill, along porting Amtrak and its efforts to grow and purchase with the Association of American Railroads (AAR), equipment would provide many American jobs. American Short Line and Regional Railroad Associa- tion (ASLRRA), International Association of Machinists Harriman Awards Recognize Rail Safety and Aerospace Workers, National Railroad Construc- On May 8, 2012, at the culmination of the 2011 tion and Maintenance Association, Railway Engineer- E.H. Harriman Rail Safety Awards ceremony, AAR ing-Maintenance Suppliers Association, Railway Sys- President and CEO Ed Hamberger asked RSI Chair tems Suppliers, Inc., Railway Tie Association, Trans- Mike Mitrovich and RSI President Tom Simpson to portation Communications International Union, Sheet join representatives of the railroad industry and rail Metal Workers’ International Association, United labor in celebration of a century of rail safety. Transportation Union, and other rail industry groups. RSI, AAR, and ASLRRA received a special E.H. Harri- RSI Meets with Amtrak Leaders man Memorial Centennial Award. The plaque reads: On April 12, 2012, RSI staff and more than 30 “The E.H. Harriman Awards Institute bestows this representatives from member companies met special award to America’s railroads and their work- with Amtrak President Joseph Boardman and ers in recognition of their outstanding contributions Vice President-Government Affairs and Corporate to railroad safety over the past century.” Communications Joe McHugh. The roundtable discussion covered the current state of the nation’s “I am honored and privileged to accept the award on passenger railroad, its near- and long-term funding behalf of all railway suppliers,” said Simpson, who situation, and its future procurement plans. also chaired the E.H. Harriman Memorial Awards Institute Board of Directors. Meeting highlights include McHugh reporting that Amtrak continues to work with Congress in securing This was the final E.H. Harriman Awards Ceremony. The Harriman awards will be replaced next year with an AAR-sponsored safety program. Amtrak President Joe RSI Equipment Leasing Committee Visits Boardman Surface Transportation Board (left) with In June 2012, RSI Equipment Leasing Committee RSI member members and RSI’s Simpson and Brewin met with Tim Gillespie Surface Transportation Board (STB) Chairman Dan (Alstom Trans- Elliott, Vice Chairman Frank Mulvey, and member Ann portation). Begeman to discuss the role equipment lessors play in providing railcars to the nation’s freight railroads. RSI Equipment Leasing Committee participants included: Bob Hulick, Executive Vice President at22 RSI Annual Report 2012
    • | ADVOCACY | RSI’s Tom Simpson chaired the E.H. Harriman Memorial Awards Institute Board of Directors. Receiving a spe- cial Harriman centennial rail safety award are Simpson (far right), Ed Hamberger Mobile Services | Tank Car Cleaning (AAR; second from right), Locomotive/railcar repair & Maintenance Rich Timmons (ASLRRA; railcar Linings & Coatings | inspection Services third from right), Mike Mitrovich (RSI chair; fourth from right), and rail labor. (Source: Ralph Alswang/Alswang Photography) Moving you Forward. CF Rail Services is a leading railcar Trinity Industries; John Kieras, Director Railroad and Industry Relations repair and maintenance provider, at Union Tank Car Company; Patrice Powers, Executive Vice President Government and Industry Relations at GE Capital Rail Services; Rick offering quality running repair and Grossman of First Union Rail; Paul F. Titterton, Vice President and program work for railroads, private Group Executive, Fleet Management, Marketing, and Government car owners and shippers in North Affairs at GATX Corporation; and Mark Brecht, Senior Vice President, America. Our many dynamic and Operations at Macquarie Rail, Inc. strategically located facilities ensure our customers receive convenient The RSI representatives pointed out that since the Staggers Rail Act of and prompt service to get them 1980, freight car ownership has shifted from railroads to shippers and lessors. The STB members were told that RSI member companies own back on track quickly. You can over 700,000 freight cars, almost half of the North American freight car count on us to keep your business fleet, and the replacement value of that fleet is more than $100 billion. running smoothly while keeping In discussing future freight car deliveries—expected to be roughly 60,000 your expenses down. per year through 2017, according to the April 2012 Outlook for Rail Cars, Quarterly Report, Economic Planning Associates, Inc.—the group noted Our roots run deep - dating back to that the car ownership shift to leasing companies would continue.   1928. We are proud of our years of The STB was created after the termination of the Interstate Commerce experience and expertise, which is Commission, and continues to oversee rail service and economic the basis for all our transactions, issues. The RSI Equipment Leasing Committee meets regularly with and the reason for our success and STB board members to discuss issues of interest to the leasing industry. longevity. RSI Holds Passenger Day on the Hill We look forward to working with On July 19, 2012, RSI members joined RSI staffers Nicole Brewin and you. Visit our website or give us a Bob Clement in meetings with congressional appropriators to discuss funding of federal rail programs (high speed and intercity passenger call at 800-819-4214. rail, TIGER, FRA Research and Development) and its impact on the railway supply industry. Seven meetings were held, including one-on- one meetings with Rep. Harold Rogers (R-KY), Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee; Rep. Tom Latham (R-IA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Transportation Appropriations; and Rep. John Olver (D-MA), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Transportation Appropriations. Repairing railcars, our business. Exceeding expectations, our goal. In the past, RSI has hosted days such as these, and it would like to www.CFRailServices.com continue holding a lobbying day for overall funding issues that impact railway suppliers.RSI Annual Report 2012 23
    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012BOB CLEMENT REPORTS Congress Heard Us in 2012 — Let’s Include Your Voice in 2013 Two years have come and gone, and after what many people thought was an exhausting election cycle, we know the makeup of the House and Senate will impact our industry and its customers for at least the next two. As a former Member of Congress who advocated for the rail industry, I am proud to represent RSI, its members, and the thousands of people this industry employs. I continue to enjoy working with the RSI Board of Directors, President Tom Simpson, and Assistant Vice President Nicole Brewin on issues affecting RSI members and their customers. As the 112th Congress comes to a close, let’s look back at the incredible legislative successes enjoyed by RSI and the rail industry. RSI promoted our industry vigorously and Congress heard us. Last summer when historic transportation bill MAP–21 was signed into law, it continued funding federal transit programs at SAFETEA-LU levels Honorable Bob Clement and the Section 130 Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Program, and made Operation Lifesaver, Inc., eligible for federal funding. More impor- Bob Clement is president of tant was what the legislation did not include: a rail title that might have Clement and Associates, LLC, a adversely affected high speed and intercity rail funding, and massive public affairs firm. He is a changes to federal truck size and weight (TSW) policy. TSW changes former Member of Congress were proposed by the House of Representatives and would have greatly (Democrat) from Tennessee, expanded the use of longer and heavier trucks nationwide. serving from 1988 to 2003. While in the House of The TSW fight is a case study on how effective the railway supply indus- Representatives, Clement try can be as a lobbying force. In addition to facilitating a “Write Your served as a senior member of Member of Congress Campaign,” RSI helped coordinate over 200 visits the Transportation and Infra- to Congressional offices where supply industry representatives argued structure Committee. He also against changes in federal TSW policy. With no hearings on the issue or served on the Budget Com- adequate understanding of the ramifications, RSI argued that not only mittee, giving him significant would this policy have negatively impacted the railroads and railway insight into funding procedures supply community, but it would have caused further damage to our in Congress. highways and compromised safety on the roads. Thanks, in large part,   to the work done by RSI, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Among his notable legisla- Committee voted to remove this onerous language, and instead direct- tive achievements in Congress, ed the Federal Highway Administration to study the issue—language Clement initiated significant that was included in the legislation enacted into law. changes to the Transportation Reauthorization Act, includ- Looking forward, we can expect the 113th Congress to consider and ing revising the distribution debate rail safety, passenger rail, and rail reregulation legislation. You formula for state funding to also can be assured that the trucking industry will again ask for an ensure federal dollars are more increase in truck size and weight. We need to begin our work early and equitably distributed—a formu- continue to be heard, and we need your help in doing it. You can expect la policy that continues today. our opponents to do the same. Clement and his wife live in Nashville, Tennessee. These issues, along with the MAP-21 transportation bill that expires in They have four children. 2014, mean that our work in Washington continues, and we’ll be back on Capitol Hill advocating for issues that are important to RSI members. I ask you to evaluate how each piece of legislation impacts your busi- ness, let RSI know your position on this legislation, and, when asked, participate in the RSI government relations process so your voice can be heard. These issues are too important to ignore.24 RSI Annual Report 2012
    • | ADVOCACY | OPERATION LIFESAVER RSI Supports Operation Lifesaver, Holds Leadership Position RSI is a cofounder and long-time supporter of Brewin’s experience advocating for adequate Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), a nationwide volun- funding of grade crossings and knowledge of the teer organization dedicated to reducing crashes at industry will be an asset to the Board. highway-rail grade crossings and trespasser fatalities along railroad rights-of-way. RSI’s predecessor orga- Learn more about Operation Lifesaver at nization, the Railway Progress Institute, was a found- www.oli.org. ing member of OLI. RSI has been contributing to the organization since 1985, with RSI members donating 2012 RSI Contributors over $500,000 to the organization and volunteering to • American Railcar Industries serve on OLI committees. • Chicago Freight Car Leasing Company • Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers RSI President Tom Simpson has served as Secretary- Association (REMSA) Treasurer, Vice Chair, and Chair of the organization • GLNX Corporation over the years. In 2012, Nicole Brewin, RSI Assistant • Relay Systems of America Vice President of Government Relations, was elected • SIMPACK US Inc. to a two-year term on the OLI Board of Directors.  Wabtec... Your Transportation Equipment & Service Provider – Adantech – Bach-Simpson – Barber Brake Beam – Barber Spring – Bearward Engineering – Becorit – Brush Traction – Cardwell Westinghouse – CoFren – Durox – FIP Pty Australia – Fulmer Company – G & B Specialties – LH Group – Microphor – Mors Smitt – MotivePower – Pioneer Friction – Poli – Railroad Friction Products Corporation – Ricon – Ricon Europe – Schaefer Equipment – Shenyang CNR Wabtec Railway Brake Technology Company – Standard Car Truck – Swiger Coil Systems – TecTran – Triangle Engineered Products – Unifin – Vapor Bus International – Vapor Europe – Vapor Stone Rail Systems – Vapor Stone UK – WABCO Freight Car Products – WABCO Locomotive Products – Wabtec Australia – Wabtec China – Wabtec de Mexico – Wabtec Foundry – Wabtec Global Services – Wabtec Golden Bridge Transportation Technology Company – Wabtec Huaxia Technology Company – Wabtec Japan – Wabtec MZT – Wabtec Passenger Transit – Wabtec Rail Limited – Wabtec Railway Electronics – Wabtec Rubber Products – Wabtec South Africa – Wabtec South America – Winco Equipamentos Ferroviários – Xorail – Young Touchstone – ZefTek R www.wabtec.com 412-825-1000RSI Annual Report 2012 25
    • | RSI ANNUAL REPORT 2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY A. Stucki Company AGL Manufacturing Ltd. American Equipment Company Mr. Jeff Voder, General Manager / VP Sales Mr. Franklin Deng, Sales Manager Mr. Bradley McCall, President 900 Commerce Drive, Ste 906 8378 Prince Edward Street 4755 Technology Way, Ste 208 Moon Township, PA 15108-4746 Vancouver, BC V5X 3R9, Canada Boca Raton, FL 33431-3343 (412) 771-7300 (604) 639-2711 (561) 997-2080 jvodar@stucki.com Turbocharger@aglmfg.com brad@ameco.net www.stucki.com www.dieselturboparts.com www.ameco.net Truck Components & Breaking Equipment Since 1995, AGL has grown into a reliable and An export management company specializing in the specialized source for turbocharger components for sale of locomotive engine repair parts and tools and Absopulse Electronics Ltd ALCO, EMD and GE diesel engines. maintenance of way equipment. Ms. Carole Lombard, Marketing Specialist POB 530035, Rideau Center Alcoa Fastening Systems American Railcar Industries, Inc. Ottawa, ON K1n1c5, Canada Mr. Randy Rape, Director Sales & Marketing Mr. James Cowan, President & CEO (613) 836-3511 8001 Imperial Drive 100 Clark Street lombard.absopulse@gmail.com Waco, TX 76712-6522 Saint Charles, MO 63301-2075 www.absopulse.com (254) 751-5229 (636) 940-6065 Design and manufacture quality railway switching randy.rape@alcoa.com jcowan@americanrailcar.com power supplies, including DC/DC converters. AC/DC www.alcoa.com/fastening_systems www.americanrailcar.com power supplier and battery chargers. DC/AC sine- Fastening Systems for new railcar and locomotive New car manufacturing, railcar repairs and rebuilds. wave inverters, back-light inverters for LCD displays, construction, railcar and locomotive repair and track Mobile repair services, railcar parts, discharge gates & complete power systems in 19 shelves. fastening systems. outlets. Railcar management & consulting services. See our ad on Cover 3 ACL International, Inc. Alstom Transportation Inc. Mr. Arthur Low, Chairman & CEO Mr. Charles Wochele, VP Industry & Gov. Relations American Traction Systems 165 Enfield Lane 1025 John Street Mr. Larry Machak, General Manager Grayslake, IL 60030-4418 W Henrietta, NY 14586-9781 10030 Amberwood Road (847) 752-8517 (585) 279-1462 Fort Myers, FL 33913-8521 art.low@aclinternational.net chuck.wochele@transport.alstom.com (239) 768-0757 Consultant to railroad supply industry on how to www.alstomsignalingsolutions.com lmachak@americantraction.com do business internationally. Develop international Design & furnish signaling equipment ranging from www.americantraction.com businesses through 23 offices worldwide, Do market communication based train control systems, vital Designs and manufactures IGBT Propulsion Systems and competitive research for international financing processor interlocking control systems. and Accessories for the rail industry. A private, and logistics. American-owned corporation headquartered in Fort American Air Filter Company, Inc. Myers, FL since 2008. Aero Transportation Products, Inc. Mr. Myles Bragg, Sales Manager Ms. Tamara Hart, Sales Manager 10300 Ormsby Park Pl, Ste 600 Amglo Kemlite Laboratories P.O. Box 1085 Louisville, KY 40223-6168 Mr. Bob Reynolds Independence, MO 64051-0585 (502) 637-0554 8787 Enterprise Boulevard (816) 257-5450 mbragg@aafintl.com Largo, FL 33773 thart@aerotransportation.com www.aafintl.com bobreynolds@amglo.com www.aerotransportation.com Locomotive engine intake air filters and housings, www.amglo.com Supplier of quality covering systems, outlet gates and HVAC filters for cabs, railroad passengers and transit Long life halogen lamps for the freight and repair components for covered hopper cars, aluminum commuter cars. passenger railroads. and steel coal car parts. Custom fabrication projects. bruce kelly26 2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
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    • RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY Brookville Equipment Corporation Cattron Group International Clifton Steel Company Mr. Christopher Rhoades, Director of Sales Mr. James Kingerski, EVP Marketing & Sales Mr. Bruce Goodman, VP, Director of Customer Service 175 Evans Street 58 W Shenango Street 16500 Rockside Road Brookville, PA 15825-9411 Sharpsville, PA 16150-1154 Maple Heights, OH 44137-4324 (814) 849-2010 (724) 962-3571 (216) 662-6111 c_rhoades@brookvilleequipment.com jkingerski@cattron.com bgoodman@cliftonsteel.com www.brookvillecorp.com www.cattrongroup.com www.cliftonsteel.com OEM of switcher and line haul locomotives in A unit of Laird Technologies provides the most Hammer pins, shredder parts, military armor plate, single-engine or multi-engine/multi-power source comprehensive suite of radio remote control systems manganese steel, railroad parts configurations up to 4000 horsepower. for anywhere the operator of equipment can be moved to a safer, more efficient location. 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Ms. Nikki Brown-Blessing, Inside Sales Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. Mr. Glen Rees, Business Manager - Rail, Americas 175 Montrose West Avenue, Ste 170 Mr. Fred Sasser, Chairman 1850 Sw Heiney Road Copley, OH 44321-2762 8770 W Bryn Mawr Avenue, Ste 1150 Gresham, OR 97080-9714 (330) 665-5820 Chicago, IL 60631-3515 (503) 666-8130 nbrown-blessing@buckeyemountain.com (773) 257-7701 glen.e.rees@cummins.com www.buckeyemountain.com fred.sasser@sfhsinc.com www.cummins.com Custom technology solutions and service provider to www.crdx.com Designs, manufactures, sells, and services diesel the railroads specializing in solving railroad problems Full service leasing of covered hopper cars. Also lease engines for the global rail market including rail car, with proven technologies and services. of wagons and locomotives in Australia. locomotives, track machinery and auxiliary power and related products and technologies. CAM Innovation, Inc. Chrome Crankshaft Company LLC Mr. Charles McGough, President Mr. William Walen, President Custom Engineering Company 215 Philadelphia Street 4166 Mound Road Mr. Michael Whelan, Sales Manager Hanover, PA 17331-2039 Joliet, IL 60436-9009 2800 McClelland Avenue (717) 637-5988 (815) 725-9030 Erie, PA 16514-0008 sales@caminnovation.com wfwalen@chromecrankshaft.com (814) 898-2800 www.caminnovation.com www.chromecrankshaft.com mike@customeng.com Machinery to repair traction motors (AC & DC) Reconditioning of EMD, GE, ALCO crankshafts. Certi- www.customeng.com on locomotives. fied by American Bureau of Shipping. We supply fabricated and machined components for prototype and production locomotive, marine, and Capital Engineering & CIT Rail stationary power diesel engines, engine frames and Manufacturing Company Mr. Mel Kusta, SVP Operations rapid transit. Mr. Dale Wilson, Sales Manager 30 S Wacker Drive, Ste 2900 14600 S. Lincoln Chicago, IL 60606-7459 Cyclonaire Corp. Harvey, IL 60426 (312) 906-5710 Mr. Jerry Elfring, President d.wilson@capengmfg.com Mel.kusta@cit.com P.O. Box 366 www.capemgmfg.com www.cit.com York, NE 68467-0366 Locomotive and passenger car components and acces- Full service leasing options on railcar and locomotive (402) 362-2000 sories. Fuel tanks, pressure valves, cabs. fleets in North America. Fleet and industry knowledge jelfring@cyclonaire.com spans agriculture, automotive, aggregates/ www.cyclonaire.com Cardinal Valley Industrial Supply, Inc. construction, chemical, energy, forest products, Manufacturer of sand dispensing technology for Mr. Ab Jones, President plastics, steel, and waste industries. locomotives on Class 1, regional and shortline 723 Roanoke Street railroads. Also services all sanding needs for Salem, VA 24153-3503 Clark Industrial Power passenger rail, light rail and commuter rail. (540) 375-9558 Mr. Rick Clark, President cvis1@comcast.net P.O. Box 127 Dalko Resources Inc. www.cvisairstarters.com Gilman, IL 60938-0127 Mr. Leonard Grandy, CEO / Owner Designs air starting solutions for the rail industry. A (815) 265-7210 P.O. Box 98 Premier Distributor of Ingersoll-Rand air starters and a clarkip@earthlink.net Sharpsville, PA 16150-0098 factory authorized service & repair center. www.clarkipinc.com (724) 962-4286 Manufacturer of cylinder heads, pistons, liners. Power ldgrandy@driworldwide.com assemblies and components. www.driworldwide.com Third Party logistics company offering truckload, LTL’s, air freight and international shipments through our strategically located offices.28 2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
    • Davanac, Inc. Diesel Electrical Equipment, Inc. DuPont Industrial Coatings Mr. Luigi Covello, President Ms. Susan Pappas Gregory, President Ms. Janine Little-Stoms, Marketing Manager 1936 Saint-Regis 139 N Griffith Boulevard 4417 Lancaster Pike, BMP21-1127 Dorval, QC H9P 1P6, Canada Griffith, IN 46319-2153 Wilmington, DE 19805 (514) 421-0177 (219) 922-1848 (302) 992-2959 lcovello@davanac.com susan@dieselelectricalequipment.com janine.little-stoms@usa.dupont.com www.davanac.com www.dieselelectricalquipment.com www.industrialcoatings.dupont.com Canadian distribution covering the four main areas of Provides the services and sales of electrical locomotive A complete line of premium quality Imron railway activities, i.e. maintenance of way, locomotive, components such as power contactors, reverser Polyurethane, Corlar Epoxy and Tufcote Acrylic freight car and signal & communications. switches, controller mechanisms as well as a line of products that provide a high-performance, durable, and carbon brushes, brush holders and contact tips. protective coating to your most valuable assets. Dayton Phoenix Group Mr. Jeffrey Mueller, Account Manager Diesel Locomotive Co. Ebenezer Railcar Services 13650 W Grange Avenue Mr. David Kramer, Operations Mr. Jeffrey Schmarje, President New Berlin, WI 53151-8034 1551 100th Street 1005 Indian Church Road (414) 425-8328 New Richmond, WI 54017-6302 West Seneca, NY 14224-1305 jmueller@dayton-phoenix.com (715) 246-0001 (716) 674-5650 www.daytonphoenix.com diesellocomotiveco@frontiernet.net jfs@ersindustries.com Dayton Phoenix Group manufactures HVACs, A/ www.diesellocomotivecompany.com www.ebenezerrailcar.com Cs, Rotating Electrical Equipment, DPG Mechanical Locomotives sales and leasing, locomotive parts, New freight cars, car kits, car modifications, repairs, Components, and Dynamic Brake Grid Resistors. appraisals, maintenance information. 25 + years in paint, linings DPG also has nine (9) locations throughout North railroad industry. America where products can be refurbished and Elcon Inc. units exchanged. Diesel Supply Co., Inc. Mr. Frank Garrone, President Ms. Jessica Kramer Havens, President 600 Twin Rail Drive Delta Manufacturing 9523 W Newkirk Road Minooka, IL 60447-9465 Mrs. Jean Ross, President Spokane, WA 99224-5088 (815) 467-9500 3707 19th Avenue N (715) 386-3901 fgarrone@elconinc.net Escanaba, MI 49829-2525 dieselsupply@sbcglobal.net www.elconinc.net (906) 233-1500 www.dieselsupplycompany.com Electrical components for locomotives j.ross@deltamfg.net Manufacturer of American made locomotive brake www.deltamfg.net shoes, authorized distributor of Surrrette locomotive Ellwood Crankshaft Group Low profile CNC wheel lathe, railcar wheel truing starting batteries, Osram Sylvania locomotive lighting, Mr. Donald Fissel, Sales Manager system, gear cases, pilot plows, wear plates, and Grammer locomotive seating. Serving the rail One Front Street specialty fabrication. industry since 1972. Irvine, PA 16329 (814) 563-8714 dfissel@elwd.com www.ellwoodcrankshaftgroup.com New and reconditioned crankshafts for all types of locomotives. MINER2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY 29
    • RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY Enerpro, Inc. FTR Associates GLNX Corporation Mr. Bob Theis, Operations Manager Mr. Eric Starks, President Mr. Warner Abel, President 5780 Thornwood Drive 2881 Grandma Barnes Road 2201 Timberloch Place, Ste 125 Goleta, CA 93117-3802 Nashville, IN 47448-8203 The Woodlands, TX 77380-1139 8.0057621141e+012 (888) 988-1699 (281) 363-7050 bobt@enerpro-inc.com estarks@ftrassociates.com warnera@glnx.com www.enerpro-inc.com www.ftrassociates.com www.glnx.com Locomotive power electronics products including recti- Consulting and publishing forecasts for the Full Service Railcar Lease & Management Company fier/ battery chargers and auxiliary generator regula- transportation industry. tors for both OEM and aftermarket. GNB Industrial Power GARD Specialists Co., Inc. Mr. Micheal Matson, Marketing Services Mngr. Ensco, Inc. Ms. Margaret Everett, Vice President / Treasurer 3950 Sussex Avenue Mr. Jeff Stevens, Dir. Commercial Business Operations P.O. Box 2229 Aurora, IL 60504-7932 5400 Port Royal Road Eagle River, WI 54521-2229 (630) 862-2238 Springfield, VA 22151-2301 (715) 479-9365 michael.matson@exide.com (703) 321-4475 marge633@yahoo.com www.gnb.com stevens.jeff@ensco.com www.gardspecialists.com Diesel locomotive starting batteries & lead acid www.ensco.com Maintenance Products - Thread repair inserts, abra- battery recycling. Provides advanced track inspection systems and sives, cutting tools, etc. services, vehicle/track interaction consulting services Graham-White Manufacturing Company and track data management systems. Gardner Denver Mr. Jim Frantz, President & Chief Executive Officer Mr. Robert Phillips, Marketing Manager, 1242 S Colorado Street First Union Rail Reciprocating Products Salem, VA 24153-6931 Mr. Richard Seymour, VP, Sales & Marketing 1800 Gardner Expy (540) 387-5600 One O’Hare Center, 6250 River Road, Ste 5000 Quincy, IL 62305-9364 jfrantz@grahamwhite.com Rosemont, IL 60018-4214 (217) 221-8725 www.grahamwhite.com (847) 384-5323 Rob.Phillips@gardnerdenver.com Provides reliable transportation solutions. Electro- richard.seymour@wachovia.com www.gardnerdenver.com pneumatic and pneumatic valves, air drying systems, www.firstunionrail.com New and remanufactured air compressors for use electro locomotive parking brakes, electronic bells, Second largest general purpose freight car lessor offer- in locomotives. After market parts for locomotive AFM indicators, analog gauges and remanufacturing ing both short term and long term finance leases. air compressors. services including 26L, etc. Flexovit USA, Inc. GATX Corporation Greenbrier Companies Mr. Mike Saraf, Director Sales & Marketing Mr. Thomas Ellman, SVP & Chief Commercial Officer Mr. Thomas Jackson, VP Marketing 1305 Eden Evans Center Road 222 W Adams Street One Centerpointe Drive, Ste 200 Angola, NY 14006-8839 Chicago, IL 60606-5312 Lake Oswego, OR 97035-8623 (716) 549-5100 (312) 621-4560 (503) 937-1522 msaraf@flexovitabrasives.com thomas.ellman@gatx.com Tom.jackson@gbrx.com www.flexovitabrasives.com www.gatx.com www.gbrx.com Bonded abrasives, coated abrasives, now woven abra- Provides lease financing and related services to Supplier of transportation equipment and services to sives, carside burs, wire brushes, diamond abrasives. customers operating rail, marine and other the railroad industry. Owns approx. 9,000 railcars and targeted assets. performs management services for approx. 215,000 Formcrete Fiberglass Products, Inc. See our ad on page 19 railcars. Repairs freight cars and provides wheel sets Mr. Scott Sutcliffe, President and railcar component parts. 1900 Ray Davis Boulevard GE Rail Services Corporation Seminole, OK 74868-3558 Mr. Gregory Vogelman, Senior Account Manager Hadady Corporation (405) 382-7700 2629 Blackman Road Mr. Tom Casper, VP Sales & Marketing sales@formcrete.com Geneva, IL 60134-3567 510 W 172nd Street www.formcrete.com (630) 258-4370 South Holland, IL 60473-2717 Lightweight composite commuter locomotive greg.vogelman@gecapital.com (708) 596-5168 exteriors, lightweight composite freight locomotive www.gecapital.com caspert@hadadycorp.com exterior compartment doors, and any application for GE owns & manages 155,000 railcars, 2000 www.hadadycorp.com custom molded fiberglass composites. locomotives and 20,000 intermodal units that include Locomotive replacement parts, specializing in containers & trailers. Offers full service and net brake rigging, wear components, runner FreightCar America, Inc. leases utilizing operating, finance and per diem lease suspension components and customized kits for Mr. Edward Whalen, President & CEO structures. Offers leases with management services. overhauling trucks. 2 North Riverside Plaza, Ste 1250 Chicago, IL 60606-2656 Geislinger Corporation Hammonds Technical Services / Biohor (312) 928-0856 Mr. Dwayne Berger, Sales Manager Mr. Blake Rampy, Additive Sales ewhalen@freightcar.net 200 Geislinger Drive 910 Rankin Road www.freightcaramerica.com Battle Creek, MI 49037-5622 Houston, TX 77073-4604 Manufactures, rebuilds and leases aluminum, steel (269) 441-7002 (281) 951-1431 and hybrid coal cars and other railcar types. berger@geislinger.com brampy@biobor.com Supplies railcar parts, kits and railcar maintenance, www.geislinger.com www.hammondscos.com repairs and management through its Freight Car Rail Manufactures products to reduce torsional vibration of Manufacturer of Biobor JF, the worldwide standard Services subsidiary. combustion engines and driveline components. diesel biocide additive since 1965. Develops/ See our ad on Cover 2 manufactures additive injection systems providing fluid powered precision additive injection for all fueling systems.30 2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
    • HARTING, INC North America HOTSTART Invensys Rail Corp. Ms. Rhonda Stratton, Marketing Mr. Josh Erickson Mr. John Paljug, President Communications Manager P.O. Box 11245, Spokane, WA 99211-1245 2400 Nelson Miller Pkwy 1370 Bowes Road jerickson@hotstart.com Louisville, KY 40223-2192 Elgin, IL 60123-5538 www.hotstart.com (502) 618-8800 (847) 741-1500 HOTSTART is a world leader in the development and john.paljug@safetran.com rhonda.stratton@harting.com implementation of engine heating solutions. We design www.invensysrail.com www.harting-usa.com and manufacture engine pre-heaters that improve Invesys designs and manufacturers equipment and Develops electrical & electronic connector technologies reliability of locomotive, generator, trucks, heavy systems for freight and passenger railroads including: solutions with a focus on power and data transmission equipment and gas compression equipment. train control, grade crossing, wayside signaling, PTC, applications and network solutions. Includes a full line communication, EOT/HOT and locomotive applications. of Ethernet switches and connectivity suitable for fiber IMPCO EcoTrans Technologies, Inc. Design, engineering, installation and commissioning and copper application. Mr. Jaime Portaluppi, Director of Sales & Marketing services support all applications 100 Hollinger Crescent, Kitchener, ON N2K 2Z3, Canada Hatch & Kirk, Inc. (519) 576-4270 IRECO, LLC Mr. Michael Korotkin, President & CEO jportaluppi@gficontrolsystems.com Mr. Robert Grandy, President 5111 Leary Avenue NW www.impcotechnologies.com/ 805 Golf Lane Seattle, WA 98107-4820 Develop, manufacture and market products that Bensenville, IL 60106-1512 (206) 789-9470 enable internal combustion engines to operate on less (630) 595-4560 mkorotkin@hatchkirk.com expensive, cleaner burning fuel which promotes both rgrandy@railwaysupplygroup.com www.hatchkirk.com energy independence and a cleaner environment. www.ireco.com/ Manufacturer of after-market diesel engine parts for AAR certified freight car parts such as forgings, EMD, Alco, GE and Fairbanks-Morse engines. Independent Machine Company of Gladstone, Inc. stampings, cable assemblies, castings, plastic moldings, Mr. Nick Sandstrom, Owner webbing assemblies and related products. Haynes Corporation 707 Clark Drive Mr. Greg Schultz, VP Sales Gladstone, MI 49837-8966 ITT Koni North America 3581 Mercantile Avenue (906) 428-4524 Mr. James Mohn, Sales & Marketing Mnger - Rail Naples, FL 34104-3309 nsandstrom@imc-mi.com 7 Centre Drive (239) 643-3013 www.imc-info.com Orchard Park, NY 14127-2281 greg@haynescorp.com Steel Fabrication Specialists for the Railroad Industry: (716) 662-1900 www.haynesco.com Pilot plows, gear cases, wear plates, draft gear pockets, james.mohn@itt.com Manufactures fuel injection systems and parts used on shims, Iron Horse wheel lathes www.koni-na.com EMD, GE and ALCO locomotives. Manufactures: hydraulic shock absorbers, yaw Industrial Maintenance & Engineering Corporation dampers, rotary shock absorbers, hydraulic timing Hetronic USA Mr. Greg Szymanski, Sales Manager devices, friction snubbers, vibration isolation devices, Mr. Mark Ecton, Project Manager 1351 J.P. Jennessey Drive shock absorber and air spring remanufacturing; 3905 Nw 36th Street La Vergne, TN 37086 chevron, conical, air, & layer springs. Oklahoma City, OK 73112-2953 (615) 641-9474 (405) 517-4181 gszymanski@ime-corp.com J.W. Speaker Corporation mecton@hetronic.com www.ime-corp.com Mr. Gary Durian www.trainremote.com Rebuilds electrical rotating equipment for locomotives; N120 W19434 Freistadt Road Manufacturer of locomotive radio remote controls - main generators, traction motors, combos, cooling fans, Germantown, WI 53022 safe, affordable, and innovative design. With locations grid fans. Large inventory of rebuilt locomotives and (262) 251-6600 throughout the world, Hetronic can meet local needs in can supply UTEX. duriang@jwspeaker.com today’s global world. www.jwspeaker.com/ Inter Swiss, Ltd. A world leader in engineered lighting solutions for Hilliard Enterprises, Inc. Mr. James Reese, President locomotives and MOW vehicles. Designer and manufac- Mr. Timothy Loveless, V.P. Marketing & 5410 W Roosevelt Road turer of LED lighting products for OEM and aftermarket Business Operations Chicago, IL 60644-1478 railway applications. 25221 Hwy 365 N (773) 379-0400 North Little Rock, AR 72113 jim@interswiss.com Jackson International, Inc. DBA Jaxon (501) 851-0510 www.interswiss.com Mr. John Jackson, President tim@heiparts.net Braking technology and test and measurement apparatus. 1308 Gillibrand Road www.heiparts.com Texarkana, AR 71854 Supplier of EMD, GE and ALCO Locomotive spare International Name Plate Supplies Ltd. (866) 379-2009 parts. An extensive on-hand inventory and network of Mr. Stefan Nilsson, Sales Manager john@jaxonusa.com suppliers. HEI can fulfill all of your locomotive parts 2905A W. Marshall Avenue www.jaxonusa.com needs including hard-to-find parts. Longview, TX 75604 Uncoupling devices and imported casting & (800) 565-3509 machine parts. Holland, LP snilsson@inps.ca Mr. Leonard O’Kray, Group VP, Mechanical www.inpsusa.com Jefferies & Company, Inc. 1000 Holland Drive Decals, name plates, brake plates, paint stencils, FRA Ms. Houri Bechirian Crete, IL 60417-2120 224 tape, decal kits. Online Orders. Kitted and ready for 11100 Santa Monica Blvd 12TH FLOOR (708) 672-2373 the rail car, locomotive or freight train. Los Angeles, CA 90025-3384 lokray@hollandco.com (310) 914-6059 www.hollandco.com Interstate-McBee, LLC hbechirian@jefferies.com Railcar cleaning, repair, prepping and inspection. Mr. Patrick Roach, VP Sales& Marketing www.jefferies.com Locomotive servicing. Transloading of aggregates. Load 4901 Lakeside Avenue E Financial institution securement and product protection systems. Track Cleveland, OH 44114-3931 welding and testing. (216) 535-0264 proach@interstate-mcbee.com www.interstate-mcbee.com Diesel fuel injectors2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY 31
    • RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY L & S Electric Mr. Warren Bryan, Rail Products Sales Manager 5101 Mesker Street Schofield, WI 54476-3056 (612) 865-7122 wbryan@lselectric.com www.lselectric.com L&S Electric offers complete traction motor/generator, auxiliary unit repair, and 24 hour services. Lockheed Martin Martin Bogdahn 55 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard Rear Uniondale, NY 11553-3689 (516) 228-2840 martin.bogdahn@lmco.com www.lockheedmartin.com Rail Systems, Train Control, Engineering Services. Longbow Research Mr. Matthew Brooklier, Senior Analyst 200 Park Avenue, Fl 32 New York, NY 10166-0005 (216) 525-8490 mbrooklier@longbowresearch.com www.longbowresearch.com Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. Mr. Phil Homan, President & CEO 3900 Arrowhead Drive Medina, MN 55340-9529 (763) 478-6014 phoman@loram.com www.loram.com Manufactures and operates an array of maintenance of way equipment including: production rail grinders, specialty rail grinders, ditch and shoulder ballast JMA Railroad Supply Kelso Technologies (USA) Inc. cleaners, Railvacs, rail trains and track lifters. Mr. Jack Matthews, Owner/President Mr. Neil Gambow, President and CEO 381 S Main Place 2200 Ogden Avenue, Ste 500 LPI, Inc. Carol Stream, IL 60188-2427 Lisle, IL 60532-1599 Mr. Ardy Robertson, Marketing (630) 653-9224 (630) 515-5065 4404 Anderson Drive jack@jmarail.com gambow@kelsotech.com Eau Claire, WI 54703 www.jmarail.com www.kelsotech.com (715) 839-8280 Locomotive repair and replacement parts including: Leader in design/supply of new, innovative sales@lpi-inc.com EMD Blowers, Intercoolers, ditch light kits, batteries, technologies for tank cars including pressure relief and www.lpi-inc.com camshafts, dryers, prefiltration systems, alloy locks, klincher” manway securement system.” LPI, Inc. designs and manufactures standard and cast iron & composite brake shoes, car dumping & custom personnel lift systems and work platforms positioning systems, etc. Kimball Railcar Services which increase safety and productivity during paint Mr. James Adams, Sales Manager finishing, welding, blasting, assembly, material K & L Electronics Sales & Service, Inc. P.O. Box 280 handling, maintenance, and wash-down. Ms. LuAnn Launius, Chairman & CEO Kimball, MN 55353-0280 P.O. Box 9208 (320) 398-6080 LTK Engineering Services Searcy, AR 72145-9208 jima@kimballrailcar.com Mr. George Dorshimer, President (501) 368-8262 www.kimballrailcar.com 100 W Butler Avenue luannlaunius@kl-elect.com M1003 M214 certified shop’s slider doors, BI metal Ambler, PA 19002-5703 www.kl-elect.com wear plates, located on CPRS program work and (215) 542-0700 Repair and reconditioned locomotive electronic, elec- much more gdorshimer@ltk.com trical and electro-mechanical components. www.LTK.com KLD Labs, Inc. Project development, from preliminary planning Kalmbach Publishing / Trains Magazine Mr. Daniel Magnus, Vice President through revenue operation. Expertise covers operations analysis, rolling stock, traction freightcar america Mr. James Wrinn, Editor 300 Broadway P.O. Box 1612 Huntington Station, NY 11746-1405 electrification, signaling and communications Waukesha, WI 53187-1612 (631) 549-4222 systems, fare collection equipment, yard and (262) 796-8776 dmagnus@kldlabs.com maintenance facilities. jwrinn@trainsmag.com www.kldlabs.com www.trainsmag.com Automated and portable vehicle and track health Trains magazine has kept industry leaders informed monitoring systems to enable condition-based since 2004. maintenance. Products include WheelScan, BrakeScan, TruckScan, ORIAN and the MiniProf along with software solutions for fleet maintenance.32 2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
    • MAC Products, Inc. Maven Engineering Corp. Miller Felpax Corporation Mr. Edward Russnow, Vice President Mr. Ajay Wadhwani, Executive Vice President Dave Fisher 60 Pennsylvania Avenue 15946 Derwood Road 1155 East Sanborn Street Kearny, NJ 07032-4523 Rockville, MD 20855-2123 Winona, MN 55987 (973) 817-5606 (301) 275-8890 davefisher@millerfelpax.com edward.russnow@macproducts.net aw@mavencorporation.com www.millerfelpax.com www.macproducts.net www.mavencorporation.com Locomotive truck parts, EMD engine components, Manufacturer of locomotive and transit related electro- Manufactures: valves, rings, connecting rods, gears, traction motor components and gearcase seals, mechanical products as well as wayside and DC pinions, bearings, turbochargers, radiators, piston pins, freight car parts, locomotive handrails, LED crossing electrification equipment and systems. rocker arms, cylinder liners & heads signal lights. Macquarie Rail Inc. McConway & Torley LLC Miner Enterprises, Inc. Mr. David Edwards, President Mr. Scott Mautino, Executive Vice President Mr. Robert Pokorski, Director of Engineering 1 North Wacker Drive, 9th Floor 109 48th Street P.O. Box 471 Chicago, IL 60606 Pittsburgh, PA 15201-2755 Geneva, IL 60134-0471 (312) 756-3880 (412) 682-4700 (630) 232-3143 david.edwards@macquarie.com scott.mautino@trin.net rpokorski@minerent.com www.macquarie.com www.mcconway.com www.minerent.com North American Freight Car Leasing: Whether your Couplers (E, SE, SBE & locomotive), slackless couplers, Engineers & manufactures railcar components including company is large or small, railroad or shipper, we yokes, knuckles, locks, throwers, lock lifters, followers, high capacity draft gears, TecsPak constant contact will offer a lease structure or solution tailored to your strikers, draft lugs, c-10 pins, drawbars. side bearings, buff gears, discharge devices, unloading specific needs. systems, hatch covers, brake beams and other energy McSweeney’s Inc dissipation systems. Macton Mr. L. Joe McSweeney, CEO Ms. Denise Louder, Transportation Product Manager P.O. Box 7995 Minmetals International Advertising & 116 Willenbrock Road Huntington, WV 25779-7995 Exhibition Corp. Oxford, CT 06478-1031 (740) 894-3353 Mr. Jimmy Ying, Project Manager (301) 829-8629 jmcsweeney@mcsweeneysinc.com Room 1616,Teng Da Plaza,No.168 Xizhimenwai Road dlouder@macton.com www.mcsweeneysinc.com Haidian District, www.macton.com Railroad components repair and replacement parts, Beijing, PR 100044, China Car hoist systems, portable car hoist systems, truck handholds, sill steps ladders, brake release rods, 8.6108857505e+011 hoists, truck rotators, wheel truck turntables, drop roller assemblies. zhangying@minmetals.com tables, split rail trolley systems, and portable www.minmetals.com/english/index.jsp sanding trailer. Megger Ms. Deborah Swistak, Tradeshow Coordinator Morgan AM&T/ National Magnus 2621 Van Buren Avenue Mr. James Christoff, Traction Business Manager Mr. John Macklin, President Norristown, PA 19403-2329 6013 Haifa Lane 1300 Morningside Road (610) 676-8569 Cicero, NY 13039-7801 Fremont, NE 68025-6222 debbie.swistak@megger.com (315) 699-7193 (402) 721-9540 www.megger.com jim.christoff@morganplc.com jmacklin@magnus-farley.com Providing full service solutions through advanced www.morganamt.com www.magnus-farley.com engineering and application support. We provide Brushes for all locomotive applications - traction Traction Motor Support Bearings / Thrust Washers & solutions for: traction motors with insulation testers, motor, generator, alternator, grid blower, etc. DC Thrust Blocks ground resistance testers, cable fault locators and troubleshooting and motor maintenance training. catenary height meters. MAHLE Behr Industry America LP Morgan Keegan Ms. Mona Genrich Metro East Industries Inc. Mr. Arthur Hatfield, Senior Analyst 5858 Safety Drive NE Ms. Gayle Ortyl, President 50 N. Front Street Belmont, MI 49306-9788 P.O. Box 3220 Memphis, TN 38103 (616) 647-3490 Fairview Hts, IL 62208-3220 (901) 579-4868 mona.genrich@us.mahle.com (618) 271-7210 Art.hatfield@morgankeegan.com www.mahle-behr-industry.com gortyl@aol.com www.morgankeegan.com Develops solutions for cooling & air conditioning of www.metroeastinc.com Equity research. rail vehicles and special-purpose vehicles, buses, ships, Repair of Railcars & Locomotives construction equipment, agricultural vehicles, the Morton Manufacturing Company aviation industry, engine-generators, wind turbines, Mikes Inc. Mr. Michael Ogden, Vice President and solar systems. Ms. Amy Marko, Vice President 700 Liberty Drive P.O. Box 87069 Libertyville, IL 60048-2343 Master Packing & Rubber Company South Roxana, IL 62087-7069 (847) 362-5400 Mr. Robert Ridgway, President (616) 254-4491 mogden@mortonmfg.com 6430 4th Street SW amyjo@mikesinc.com www.mortonmfg.com Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-4760 www.mikesinc.com Mfg. Anti-Slip Walking Surfaces, includes: Running (319) 364-8282 Locomotive high & medium speed engines and engine Boards, Brake Steps, End Platforms, Intermodal robb@mprcseals.com parts / surveillance cameras and electronic tracking Platforms, Locomotive Steps. AAR approved and sold www.mprcseals.com products / power generation systems / MOW under the trade name Open-Grip. OEM replacement gaskets, seals, O-rings, expansion equipment repair. joints. YellowSeal premium gaskets and seals.2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY 33
    • RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY Morton Suggestion Inc. National Maintenance & Repair, Inc. Norgren Inc. Mr. Craig Smith Mr. John Sticht, VP Engine Group Mr. Mark Densley, Business Development Manager - Rail 800 W Central Road P.O. Box 38 5400 S Delaware Street Mt Prospect, IL 60056-2382 Hartford, IL 62048-0038 Littleton, CO 80120-1663 (800) 323-0423 (618) 255-5728 (303) 797-5148 craig@mortonsuggestion.com jsticht@nmrinc.com mdensley@usa.norgren.com www.mortonsuggestion.com/ www.mcnationalinc.com www.norgren.com Promotional items for the rail industry - apparel, Engine overhauls, block repair work, engine Fluid control components and engineering services for watches and other distinctive brand name products. parts supplier. the rail industry. Motive Equipment Inc. National Railway Equip. Co. The Okonite Company Mr. Thomas Moriarty, Sales Manager Mr. James Wurtz, VP Sales & Marketing Mr. James Higginbottom, Executive Consultant 8300 W Sleske Ct 14400 S. Robey Street 6045 Dolphin Road Milwaukee, WI 53223-3844 Dixmoor, IL 60426 Oriental, NC 28571-9680 (414) 446-3379 (618) 244-5492 (252) 249-2968 sales@motiveequipment.com j.wurtz@nationalrailway.com higgy@coastalnet.com www.motiveequipment.com www.nationalrailway.com www.okonite.com/ Air conditioners, cab heaters, toilets, tool boxes, cab Delivering ultra-low emitting N-viromotive genset Insulated wire and cable for vital circuits, power, fans, drain valves, refrigerators, document holders, locomotives. Industry leader in quality parts, supplies, communication and electric traction inverters, visors, radio boxes. engineering, maintenance, financing and leasing. See our ad on page 40 Growing with the tier 0+ engine kits. Motive Power Resources Inc. OPW Fluid Transfer Group / Midland Mfg. Michael Joiner, Operations National Steel Car Limited Mr. Kevin Cook, Director Global Rail Business Unit 902 E. Rt. 71 Mr. Hugh Nicholson, EVP Marketing, Sales & Quality 7733 Gross Point Road Newark, IL 60541 600 Kenilworth Avenue, N. Skokie, IL 60077-2615 (815) 695-1116 Hamilton, ON L8N 3J4, Canada (847) 929-6856 mjoiner@mprxinc.com (905) 544-3311 kevinc@midlandmfg.net mprxinc.com hnicholson@steelcar.com www.midlandmfg.net Locomotive sales and leasing, parts and components www.steelcar.com Valves - Fittings for rail tank cars, valves and hatch sales, field service Since our founding in 1912, National Steel Car Limited covers for PD cars has continuously designed and manufactured freight MPL Technology, Inc. cars to meet the ever-changing requirements and Orr Safety Corporation Mr. Michael Mitrovich, President standards of the railroad industry. Mr. Bob Johnson, Regional Vice President 6830 Ne Bothell Way, Ste C-Pmcb471 5901 E Front Street Kenmore, WA 98028-3546 New York Air Brake Corp. Kansas City, MO 64120-1324 (425) 398-1310 Mr. Marshall Beck, Sr. VP, Marketing & Sales (816) 241-3700 mike@mpltechnology.com 748 Starbuck Avenue BobJ@orrcorp.com www.mpltechnology.com Watertown, NY 13601-1620 www.orrsafety.com Manufactures and distributes on-board locomotive (315) 786-5205 Providers of occupational and environmental safety wheel flange solid stick lube systems and high flow marshall.beck@nyab.com products. Service and installation of fire suppression locomotive fueling systems. www.nyab.com equipment for sensitive equipment. Freight & Locomotive air brake control systems MTU Parker domnick hunter Mr. Doug Berry, Sr. Sales Manager, Niagara Cooler Inc. Ms. Jane Sexton, Marketing Services Manager Engines Global Rail Mr. Joseph Loiacano, President 10033 Comers Rock Road 1808 W Estela Cir 6605 Slayton Settlement Road Elk Creek, VA 24326-2289 St George, UT 84790-4716 Lockport, NY 14094-1144 (276) 655-4796 (435) 773-6720 (716) 434-1235 jane.sexton@parker.com Douglas.Berry@tognum.com jmloiacano@aol.com www.domnickhunter.com/railways www.mtu-online.com www.niagaracooler.com Compressed air treatment systems, including water Provider of low emission diesel engines for new OEM Heat exchangers: oil coolers, aftercoolers, separators, filters - particulate, filters - oil removal, locomotives and repowered locomotives from 1000- intercoolers, radiators. filters -desiccant dust, dryers both rolling stock 4000hp. Application engineering for installations and yard air. and control systems. Provider of low emission diesel Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred engines for Head End Power generation systems. Mechanical Services Partsbook Mr. Joseph Richardella, Systems Manager, Mr. Vince Wadhwani, President Nathan Airchime, Inc. Locomotive Sales and Marketing 123 10th Street Mr. Joseph Loffredo, VP General Manager 200 N 4th Avenue, Rm 305 San Francisco, CA 94103-2604 P.O. Box 96 Altoona, PA 16601-6702 (415) 787-3630 South Windham, CT 06266-0096 (814) 949-1500 vince@econify.com (860) 423-4575 joseph.richardella@nscorp.com https://partsbook.com joel@microprecisiongroup.com www.nstms.com Partsbook is an inventory location and parts listing www.microprecisiongroup.com A re-manufacturer of locomotives and all associated service. Operators can find parts they need and Train Horns: Air horns, valves, horn test equipment, components. Its capabilities include: minor repairs, suppliers can sell parts they manufacture, stock, mobile horn test chamber, heated horn modifications, accident damage, repainting and new or trade. assembly, and complete overhauls.34 2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
    • Penn Locomotive Gear Professional Pavement Products, Inc. Rail Management Systems, Inc. Mr. Craig Opacic, General Manager - Lin Ehlen, Marketing Manager Mr. Bruce Gruber Locomotive Products 8081 Philips Hwy, Ste 22 1037 Tierra Vista Drive 106 Station Street Jacksonville, FL 32256-7444 Gibsonia, PA 15044-8031 Johnstown, PA 15905-3921 (904) 448-4074 (724) 443-4923 (724) 459-0302 lin.ehlen@pppcatalog.com bgruber@rail-management-systems.com craigo@pennmach.com www.pppcatalog.com www.rail-management-systems.com www.pennlocomotivegear.com Professional Pavement Products provides portable New and remanufactured locomotive components, Penn Machine manufactures a broad range of retroreflectometers capable of measuring nighttime modified and remanufactured locomotives. Locomotive replacement gears and pinions for GE, EMD, and other color and retroreflectivity of signs, safety clothing, and passenger car interiors. locomotives. Inventory is maintained on high volume and reflective markings on railway cars. PPP also items. Reprofiling service is also available. supplies parking lot maintenance products, signs and Railhead Corporation sign hardware. Mr. Joseph Donnan, President Plasser American Corporation 12549 S Laramie Avenue Mr. Ronald Olds, Sales Manager Progress Rail Services Alsip, IL 60803-3223 2001 Myers Road - POB 5464 Ms. Barbara Cox, Corporate Communications Manager (708) 844-5500 Chesapeake, VA 23324 1600 Progress Drive jdonnan@railheadcorp.com (757) 543-3526 Albertville, AL 35950-8545 www.railheadcorp.com rolds@plausa.com (256) 505-6485 Blue flag protection, safety equipment, digital video www.plasseramerican.com bcox@progressrail.com recorders, air tools, flashlights, headlamps. Manufacturer of railroad machinery and www.progressrail.com maintenance equipment Offers reliable, durable, fuel efficient and emissions- Railinc Corp. See our ad on Cover 4 friendly locomotives. Provides remanufacturing of Mr. Patrick O’Neil, Director, Corporate Communication locomotive & railcar products, new & reconditioned 7001 Weston Parkway #200 Plastic Components, Inc. parts for loco and railcars, new & used rail, rail Cary, NC 27513 Mr. Mike Haun, GM / VP welding, track work components, MOW equip & (877) 724-5462 1210 CR 6 West signal devices. patrick.o’neil@railinc.com Elkhart, IN 46514-8219 www.railinc.com (574) 264-7514 Progressive Railroading Leading products include the Umler system, RailSight mike@plasticcomponentsinc.com Mr. Stephen Bolte, Publisher asset tracking and tracing solutions, Equipment Health www.plasticcomponentsinc.com 6671 W Indiantown Road PMB 426, SUITE 50 Management System, FindUs.Rail, industry reference Custom molded plastic parts. Services include: design Jupiter, FL 33458-3991 files (IRFs, Steelroads, among others. and engineering assistance, patterns/prototypes, (561) 743-7373 production tooling, and assembly. stephen.bolte@tradepress.com Railquip, Inc. www.progressiverailroading.com Mr. Helmut Schroeder, President Power Drives, Inc. Leading industry information source through our 3731 Northcrest Road, Ste 6 Ms. Rosanne Panzica, Marketing Coordinator monthly magazine and digital products. Atlanta, GA 30340-3415 133 Hopkins Street (770) 458-4157 Buffalo, NY 14220-2101 Prokar, Inc. sales@railquip.com (716) 512-7797 Mr. Lee Schreve, President www.railquip.com r.panzica@powerdrives.com P.O. Box 6235 Portable car movers, hoists & body stands, turntables, www.powerdrives.com Lake Charles, LA 70606-6235 truck hoists, transfer tables, truck turning devices, Manufactures the PowerHouse diesel warming (337) 475-9955 hydraulic re-railing equipment, road/rail equipped system, which eliminates locomotive idling, fuel costs, lee.schreve@prokar.com trailers, plastic cable channels, sanding equipment. emissions and noise. It is designed to heat and www.prokar.com circulate coolant through a locomotive engine block Freight Car Repair Railway Age / Simmons-Boardman Publishing cooling system. Mr. Jonathan Chalon, Publisher, Railway Age, QinetiQ North America International Railway Journal, RT&S PowerRail Distribution Inc. Mr. Bud Zaouk, Director - Surface Transportation 55 Broad Street, 26th Floor Mr. Paul Foster, President & CEO 350 2nd Avenue New York, NY 10004 205 Clark Road Waltham, MA 02451-1104 (212) 620-7224 Pittston, PA 18642-1112 (781) 684-4068 jchalon@sbpub.com (570) 883-7005 bud.zaouk@qinetiq-na.com www.railwayage.com paul@epowerrail.com www.qinetiq-na.com Industry Publications www.epowerrail.com SmartPlug/SmartNet - Rail force measurement system. PowerRail Distribution offers a full line of new and Q-EA - Energy Absorption Railway Engineering Maintenance remanufactured unit exchange products and compo- Suppliers Association nents that support both EMD & GE locomotives. Quality Turbocharger Components Mr. David Soule, Executive Director Mr. Terry Allen, President 500 New Jersey Avenue NW, Ste 400 PPG Protective and Marine Coatings 6902 Signat Drive Washington, DC 20001-2065 Mr. Edward Brunins, Market Manager, US and Canada Houston, TX 77041-2719 (607) 547-1995 One PPG Place (713) 849-4200 soule@remsa.org Pittsburgh, PA 15272 qdtterry@sbcglobal.net www.remsa.org (412) 434-3275 www.qualityturbochargercomponents.com REMSA represents manufacturers and suppliers of ebrunins@ppg.com Remanufactured turbochargers. products, services and equipment that support the www.ppgpmc.com/northamerica railway industry. PPG Protective and Marine Coatings provides interior and exterior coatings and coatings systems to the rail industry.2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY 35
    • RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY Railway Research, Inc. Mr. James Foster, President 480 15th Street Red Wing, MN 55066-3610 (651) 388-6080 jfos@railwayresearch.com www.railway-research.org/ Manufacturer and repair of air brake test devices use to perform terminal air tests. Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc. Mr. Michael Drudy, Executive Director 13759 Bromley Point Drive Jacksonville, FL 32225-2634 (904) 910-1910 mike@rssi.org www.rssi.org A trade association representing over 265 companies who provide communication and signal products, systems and services to the rail industry. Raul V. Bravo & Associates, Inc. Mr. Raul Bravo, President 1889 Preston White Drive, Ste 202 Reston, VA 20191-4368 (703) 326-9092 raulbravo@rvba.com www.rvba.com Consulting and Management Services Relay Systems of America Inc. Mr. Steven Stanick, Technical Director 1609 Rock Creek Boulevard Joliet, IL 60431-7941 (815) 730-0100 sstanick@relaysystemsinc.com www.relaysystemsofamerica.com Design and manufacture of locomotive electrical relays and contactors, EMD and GE replacements, custom electronic design, upgrade contactors for CDC and EMD electric air compressor drivers. Vapor style relay replacements. RELCO Locomotives, Inc. Mr. Chuck Benson, VP Business Development 1001 Warrenville Road, Ste 201 Lisle, IL 60532-1393 (630) 968-0670 cbenson@rlcx.com www.relcolocomotives.com RELCO Locomotives is a remanufacturer, manufacturer, maintenance and component provider of EMD, GE and Alco locomotives. R.J. Corman Railroad Group Ms. Ean Mason, Sales & Marketing Analyst 101 RJ Corman Drive, PO BOX 788 Nicholasville, KY 40356-2697 (859) 881-6514 ean.mason@rjcorman.com www.rjcorman.com Railroad construction, derailment, storm team, material sales, railpower (gensets), shortlines/ distribution centers/switching. BNSF36 2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
    • Rocore Sherwood Electromotion Inc. Snyder Equipment Company, Inc. Mr. David Lundquist Mr. George Gavrilidis, President Mr. Samuel Benson, President & CEO 2401 Directors Row 20 Barnes Court, Units A-E 1375 W Snyder Boulevard Indianapolis, IN 46241-4907 Concord, ON L4K 4L4 Nixa, MO 65714-8287 (317) 227-2929 (905) 857-6671 (417) 725-4067 dlundquist@rocore.com georgeg@sherwoodelectromotion.com sbenson@snyderequip.com www.rocore.com www.sherwoodelectromotion.com www.snyderequip.com Rocore is a manufacturer/remanufacturer of A leading independent provider of manufacturing and Locomotive fueling and servicing equipment pump mechanically bonded radiators, oil coolers, charge overhaul services for propulsion systems equipment for systems for lube, fuel, oil and water. Exhaust air coolers, aftercoolers and intercoolers. Rocore also rail and mass transit applications. equipment, solid stick flange lube, locomotive air specializes in designing and manufacturing custom compressor rebuild, fuel adoptive injection systems, cooling solutions. Simmons Machine Tool Corp. pressure vessels and filters. Mr. David Davis, President & COO Rollon Corporation 1700 Broadway Sotek, Inc. Mr. Rick Wood, Managing Director Menands, NY 12204-2701 Mr. John Maurer, Vice President 101 Bilby Road, Ste B (518) 462-5431 3590 Jeffrey Boulevard Hackettstown, NJ 07840- ddavis@smtgroup.com Buffalo, NY 14219-2330 (973) 300-5492 www.smtgroup.com (716) 821-5961 r.wood@rolloncorp.com Manufactures machines dedicated to railway wheel set JohnJr@sotek.com rolloncorp.com maintenance or production applications. This company www.sotek.com Rollon provides linear guide systems for passenger is part Simmons Industrieanlagen GMbH in Chemnitz, Rotor and stator lamination and cores for train doors and steps, extractions, battery boxes, power Germany, and NSH-CTI in Nanchang, China. electrical motors. chargers and AC system, seat adjustments and sliding tables, internal door and platform screen doors. SIMPACK US Inc. Specialty Metal Products Co. Mr. Robert Solomon, President Ms. Tanya McClafferty, Vice President SAFT 25925 Telegraph Road P.O. Box 809 Mr. Carl Wikse, Director - Public Transportation Southfield, MI 48033-2518 W Middlesex, PA 16159-0809 109 Beaver Ct, Ste 200 (248) 996-8750 (724) 699-8637 Cockeysville, MD 21030-2141 robertsolomon@simpack-us.com tanya@specialtymetal.com (410) 568-2760 www.simpack.com www.specialtymetal.com carl.wikse@saftbatteries.com Computer Aided Engineering Analysis and Simulation Tank car ID plates, brake badge plates, etched stainless www.saftbatteries.com of Railway Vehicles and related mechanical systems. identification products. Nickel cadmium batteries for locomotive starting, passenger railcars and wayside communications & Sims Professional Engineers SpillX , LLC signaling. Nickel capacitors and lithium ion batteries. Mr. Roger Sims, President Mr. Ryan Mitrovich, Product Manager Batteries for energy storage. 2645 Ridge Road 6380 N.E. Bothell Way Highland, IN 46322-1687 Kenmore, WA 98028 Salco Products, Inc. (219) 838-0011 (425) 398-1310 Mr. David Oestermeyer, President rds@simspe.com ryanm@spillx.com 1385 101st Street, Ste A www.simspe.com www.spillx.com/ Lemont, IL 60439-9631 Consulting Engineers Locomotive mounted high flow fueling system with dry (630) 783-2570 break connection and automatic shut off. dave_oestermeyer@salcoproducts.com SKF NA - Railway Business Unit www.salcoproducts.com Mr. Greg Gerardi, Director, Sales & Marketing Standard Steel, LLC Circular vented and non vented hatch covers. Outlet 1652 Dawn Brook Ct Mr. John Hilton, SVP Sales & Operations gate parts. Specialty outlet gate assemblies. Full line Powhatan, VA 23139-6953 500 N Walnut Street gasket and fastener supplier for hopper and tank cars. (804) 403-3960 Burnham, PA 17009-1644 Managed inventory services. Replacement freight car gregory.w.gerardi@skf.com (717) 242-4606 parts. Reflectorization materials. www.skf.com jhilton@standardsteel.com Journal & propulsion bearings, axleboxes & axlebridges www.standardsteel.com Schenck Process Group Forged railway wheels & axles for freight, locomotive, Mr. Ralph Harris, Business Development Smith Systems, Inc. and passenger markets 16490 Chillicothe Road Ms. Claire Smith, President Chagrin Falls, OH 44023-4326 6 Mill Creek Drive Stanley Black and Decker - (440) 543-6000 Brevard, NC 28712-9688 Proto Industrial Tools ralph.harris@stockequipment.com (828) 884-3490 Mr. Dan Riccio, Marketing Services Coordinator www.schenckprocess.us claire@smith-systems-inc.com 2915 East View Parkway #103 In motion rail car weighing and diagnostic systems www.smith-systems-inc.com Conyers, GA 30013 including Multirail Speed Weight, Multirail Wheel Scan An ISO 9001 manufacturer of sensor for speed, motion (860) 827-5761 & Multirail Bogey Load Truck Tester. and temperature. Custom cabling, harnesses, and driccio@stanleyworks.com associated controls. www.stanleyproto.com Sharma & Associates Manufactures, markets & sells industrial tools for the Mr. Harish Nambiar, Project Engineer Snap-On Industrial professional end user. From sockets to wrenches to 100 W. Plainfield Road Mr. Ed Covington, Segment Support Manager punches and chisels, Stanley Proto offers quality tools. Countryside, IL 60525 2801 80th Street (708) 588-9871 Kenosha, WI 53143-5656 harish@sharma-associates.com (210) 414-1197 www.sharma-associates.com/ ed.s.covington@snapon.com Engineering Consulting - mechanical, structural, www.snapon.com electrical, locomotives, freight cars, bridges, track, Professional tools and equipment, railroad expert witnesses, product development, databases, special products, tool storage, tool control systems software development, vehicle dynamics, FEA, FMECA, and solutions instrumentation and testing (lab & field)2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY 37
    • RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY Star Headlight & Lantern Co. Inc. Strato, Inc. Therm-Omega-Tech, Inc. Mr. Christopher Jacobs, President Mr. Michael Foxx, President & CEO Mr. Paul Driscoll, Director Sales 455 Rochester Street 100 New England Avenue 353 Ivyland Road Avon, NY 14414-9503 Piscataway, NJ 08854-4144 Warminster, PA 18974-2205 (585) 226-9500 (732) 981-1908 (877) 379-8258 chrisjacobs@star1889.com mfoxx@stratoinc.com pdriscoll@thermomegatech.com www.starheadlight.com www.stratoinc.com www.thermomegatech.com Manufacturer warning and safety lights for the Air Brake Hoses, steel fabrications, castings, pipe Manufacturer of industry standard freeze protection railroad industry, including Trainman Lanterns, car fittings, air brake test equipment, end-of-car valves and GURU Plugs to prevent locomotive cooling inspector lanterns, blue lights, rechargeable batteries cushioning arrangements. systems from freezing and causing thousands of and chargers. Also LED lights and lanterns. See our ad on page 5 dollars in damage to engines. Start Pac Structural Composites of Indiana Timken Company Ms. Judith Wurth, President Ms. Dana Wallace, Sales Development Specialist Mr. Thomas Young, VP - Sales & Marketing NA, Rail 4060 Schiff Drive 1118 Gerber Street 1835 Dueber Avenue SW Las Vegas, NV 89103-1854 Ligonier, IN 46767-2417 Canton, OH 44706-2728 (702) 982-7089 (260) 894-4072 (330) 471-5194 judith@startpac.com danaw@railcarcovers.com thomas.young@timken.com www.startpac.com www.scindiana.com www.timken.com Manufactures high-tech lithium ion batteries for Structural Composites of Indiana offers fiberglass Manufacturer of tapered roller bearings. locomotives and lead battery chargers. Also starting railcar covers. Our cover systems keep the product in Reconditioned tapered roller bearings. units and line service units. the railcar and protect it from wind, rain, snow, and ice. TorcUp Inc. Sterling Rail, Inc. Super Steel, LLC Ms. Tracey Hoell, Operations Manager Mr. Robert Mertz, President & CEO Mrs. Heather Krugler, Marketing and Employee 1025 Conroy Pl 3 Lakeway Centre Ct Relations Coordinator Easton, PA 18040-6609 Lakeway, TX 78734-2691 7900 W Tower Avenue (610) 250-5800 (512) 263-1953 Milwaukee, WI 53223-3214 traceyh@torcup.com rwmertz@sterlingrail.com (414) 362-9114 www.torcup.com www.sterlingrail.com heather.krugler@supersteel.com Industrial bolting tools including hydraulic & Sterling Rail is a buyer, seller, and broker of www.supersteel.com pneumatic torque wrenches, power packs, industrial locomotives, railcars, MOW equipment, passenger Metal fabrications & complex assemblies. impact sockets and accessories. cars, rail, OTM and scrap, publishes Sterling Rail Classifieds plus Sterling Rail Daily Express, a daily Surrette Battery Co, Ltd. Transdyne, Inc. e-letter containing our newest listings. Mr. Patrick Friesen, Sales Manager Mr. Robert First, President 1 Station Road P.O. Box 9440 Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. Springhill, NS B0M 1X0, Canada Springfield, IL 62791-9440 Ms. Donna Stevenson, President (902) 597-4031 (217) 529-7744 410 Stevenson Drive pat@surrette.com rob.first@transdyne.net Bolingbrook, IL 60440-3094 www.surrette.com www.transdyn.com/ (630) 972-9199 Manufacturer of premium quality flooded lead acid Wear Plates, Fasteners for Freight Cars, Brake Rigging, donna@stevensoncrane.com locomotive batteries. Freight Car parts for suspension systems www.stevensoncrane.com Rental, sales and service of construction equipment, Susquehanna Financial Group Transhield, Inc. including: truck, industrial, all terrain, tower, and Bascome Majors, Industrials Equity Research Mr. Matt Peat, VP Sales & Marketing crawler trains. Under bridge access equipment and 140 Broadway, 47TH FLOOR 2932 Thorne Drive temporary road systems. New York, NY 10005-1108 Elkhart, IN 46514-8228 (212) 510-4407 (574) 266-4118 Stifel Nicolaus & Company bascome.majors@sig.com mattpeat@transhield-usa.com Mr. Michael Baudendistel, Associate Analyst www.sig.com www.transhield-usa.com One South Street, 16th Floor Financial services company Transhield provides shrinkable customized covers Baltimore, MD 21230 tailored to fit your specific needs. Our custom fabric (443) 224-1357 Talgo, Inc provides premium protection against environmental mbauden@stifel.com Ms. Nora Friend, VP Public Affairs & Business Develop. and shipping damage caused by shipping or storage. www.stifel.com POB 9947 Financial institution Washington, D.C. 20016 TransPar Corporation (202) 438-1253 Mr. Bob Singleton, VP Marketing and Sales Strathmore Products, Inc. nfriend@talgo-inc.com 8 Campbell Drive Mr. Dale VanNort, Marketing Manager www.talgoamerica.com Fort Edward, NY 12828-1107 1970 W Fayette Street Manufacturer of passenger rail cars from 110mph to (518) 221-5377 Syracuse, NY 13204-1740 220mph, maintenance of high speed rail equipment and bobcsingleton@aol.com (315) 488-5401 manufacturer of maintenance equipment. 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    • Transportation Technology Center, Inc. Union Tank Car Company USSC Seating LLC Mr. Albert Reinschmidt, VP, Marketing & Bus. Develop. Mr. John Kieras, Dir. Railroad & Industry Relations Mr. Ryan Waldeck, Rail Transit & Locomotive P.O. Box 11130 15516 Amberbeam Boulevard Sales Manager Pueblo, CO 81001-0130 Winter Garden, FL 34787-4632 901 Green Avenue (719) 584-0751 (312) 431-5084 Normal, IL 61761-2442 al_reinschmidt@aar.com kieras@utlx.com (217) 415-6288 www.ttci.aar.com www.utlx.com rwaldeck@usscseating.com Locomotive, Freight Car and Component Test Facility, Tank and other railcars for Lease. Tank car www.usscseating.com consulting and computer modeling services and manufacturing. Railcar repair and inspection. Tank car Designs & engineers durable and ergonomic seating for hazardous material training for the Rail & Rail valve and component manufacturing. many types of vehicles that reduce day-to-day driver Supply Industry. fatigue and stress. Founded in 1986 with 12 locations Unipar, LLC throughout the world. Transportation Technology Inc. Mr. Dennis McClure, President Mr. Warren Azzara, Vice President 7210 Polson Lane Velociti, Inc. 940 Nepperhan Avenue Hazelwood, MO 63042-2823 Mr. Mark Aye, Rail Division Manager Yonkers, NY 10703-1706 (314) 521-8100 120 Kansas Avenue (914) 965-2700 dennis@uniparllc.com Kansas City, KS 66105-1409 warren@ttipower.com www.uniparllc.com (913) 302-7103 www.ttipower.com New and remanufactured EMD Power Arms and maye@velociti.com Head End Power design and manufacture, locomotive related components. Locomotive components, engines, www.velociti.com remanufacture, service and component sales. generators, traction motors, etc. Locomotive cab heating and air conditioning systems, new, used, repairs, upgrades. Mobile technology Trinity Rail Group LLC Unity Railway Supply Co., Inc. installation services, vehicle based, warehouses, retail. Mr. Robert Hulick, EVP Trinity Industries Mr. Robert Grandy, President Data capture and recording installations. Leasing Company 805 Golf Lane P.O. Box 568887 Bensenville, IL 60106-1512 Visron Technical LLC Dallas, TX 75356-8887 (630) 595-4560 Mr. Joel Cummings, Vice President (214) 589-8946 rgrandy@railwaysupplygroup.com 150 Lucius Gordon Drive, Ste 111 Bob.Hulick@trinityrail.com www.unityrailway.com W Henrietta, NY 14586-9687 www.trinityrail.com Products: Brake Pins, Castings, Center Pins, Draft (585) 214-1625 loram maintenance of way, Inc. TrinityRail offers comprehensive rail transportation Lugs, Fasteners, Gauges, Grab Irons, Grinding Wheels, jcummings@visron.com products and services including leasing, Ladders, Lockbolts, Loco. Filters, Lubricants, Outlet www.visrontechnical.com managements, administration and repair. A complete Gages, Release Rods, Rigging, Shipping Containers, Recruitment services for the locomotive and line of freight and tank cars are available as well as Uncoupling Levers & Brackets rail industry. parts and components. Voith Turbo Inc. TTX Company Mr. Paul Barlow, Connection Technology Mngr. Mr. Patrick Casey, VP Fleet Management 25 Winship Road 101 N Wacker Drive York, PA 17406-8419 Chicago, IL 60606-1784 (717) 767-3200 (312) 984-3703 paul.barlow@voith.com patrick.casey@ttx.com www.usa.voithturbo.com www.ttx.com Worldwide supplier to the rail market offering driveline Provides railcars and related freight car management solutions, gearboxes, final drives, transmissions, services to the NA rail industry. Pooled railcars are for cooling systems & couplers. service in the intermodal, automotive, machinery, steel & other commodity groups where flatcars, box cars and gondolas are required. See our ad on page 13 UBM Global Trade - Rail Resource Ms. Kathleen Keeney, Publisher, Rail Group 702 White Oaks Avenue Baltimore, MD 21228-5868 (410) 788-0376 kkeeney@ubmglobaltrade.com www.railresource.com Publisher of the Pocket List of Railroad Officials, Official Railway Equipment Register and Official Railway Guide, dynamic website (railresource.com), weekly e-newsletter and manager of industry conferences. UBS Mr. Eric Crawford, Associate Director One North Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 525-6430 eric.crawford@ubs.com www.ubs.com/us/en.html Financial Institution2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY 39
    • RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY W.E. Lott Co. Westermo Data Communications Williams-Hayward Protective Coatings Inc. Mr. Richard Olt, CFO and SVP Mr. Brett Wright, Sales Manager Mr. Wayne Kurcz, Executive Vice President P.O. Box 628 929 N Plum Grove Road, Ste F 7425 W 59th Street Bucyrus, OH 44820-0628 Schaumburg, IL 60173-4704 Summit, IL 60501-1417 (859) 912-0204 (847) 809-6068 (708) 458-0015 rolt@welott.com brett.wright@westermo.com whpcwek@whpc.net www.welott.com www.westermo.com www.williams-hayward.com Manufactures castings, forgings, fabrications, machined Delivers a complete ethernet switch and routing Mfg. of water based, solvent based and powder coat- parts, coal car, box car, tank car, and intermodal car parts. solution providing a robust network infrastructure for ings for the rail industry since 1920. the creation of intelligent trains. Wabash National Wi-Tronix, LLC Mr. Kenneth Combs, Director - Rail Products Group Western Reman Industrial Mr. Fred Cozzi, VP Sales & Marketing 1000 Sagamore Pkwy S Mr. Sean McGowan, General Manager 631 E Boughton Road, Ste 240 Lafayette, IN 47905-4727 588 W 7th Street Bolingbrook, IL 60440-3120 (765) 771-5448 Peru, IN 46970-1880 (630) 679-9927 ken.combs@wabashnational.com (765) 472-2002 fcozzi@wi-tronix.com www.wabashnational.com mcgowan.sean@remyinc.com www.wi-tronix.com Bi-modal products - RoadRailer Trailers, Rail Bogies, www.wriservices.com Remote monitoring of high value mobile Assets. ER, Coupler Mate Bogies, Freight Car Parts Remanufactured Locomotive Parts LOUR downloads. Fuel sensor and integration. Wabtec Corporation Whiting Corporation ZTR Control Systems Mr. Jeff Stearns, VP Sales & Marketing - Freight Division Mr. George Shaffer, Railcar Maintenance Mr. Peter Trence, Account Manager 1001 Airbrake Avenue Systems Specialist 8050 County Hwy 101 East Wilmerding, PA 15148-1036 1011 Galahad Road Shakopee, MN 55379 (412) 825-1872 Philadelphia, PA 19116 (952) 233-4385 jstearns@wabtec.com (215) 904-8450 ptrence@ztr.com www.wabtec.com gshaffer@whitingcorp.com www.ztr.com Wabtec Corporation is a global provider of value www.whitingcorp.com Locomotive microprocessor control systems. added, technology-based products and services for rail Leading manufacturer of drop tables, portable electric SmartStart - Engine Shutdown/Restart system; NEXSYS and other industrial markets. Through its subsidiaries, jacks, turntables, transfer tables, car and body hoists, - Control System Upgrade; BOA - excitation /wheel slip the company manufactures a range of products truck repair hoist, car progression systems, and control; InteLevel - electronic fuel gauge; Locomotive for locomotives, freight cars and passenger transit overhead traveling cranes. engineering services/solutions vehicles. The company also builds new switcher and commuter locomotives, and provides aftermarket services. Facilities are located throughout the world. See our ad on page 25 Advertising Index American Railcar Industries Cover 3 Amsted Rail 3 CF Rail Services 23 FreightCar America Cover 2 GATX 19 Okonite Co., The 40 Plasser American Corp. Cover 4 Simmons-Boardman Books, Inc. 7 Strato, Inc. 5 TTX Company 13 Wabtec Corp. 2540 2012 RSI MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
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