The Next Generation Rail Supply Chain Connectivity forum was held in Clarion University in Clarion, Pa with 200 attendees. More than 140 were manufacturers who participated in speed networking with large rail equipment manufacturers such as GE Transportation, Siemens, ElectroMotive, Nippon Sharyo and others. The event featured remarks and rousing support for manufacturers in America from Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson and information from Chief Rolling Stock, Kevin Kesler and Senior Attorney, Linda Martin, of the Federal Railroad Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
The event was hosted by the Northwest Industrial Resource Center and Northwest & North Central Partners for Regional Economic Performance (PREP).
Participating OEM's and Panelist
Brookville Equipment Corporation – Ben Crana, firstname.lastname@example.org
Electro-Motive Diesels – Justin Lee, email@example.com
Faiveley Transport – Mark Kaidy, firstname.lastname@example.org
GE Transportation – Justin Downs, email@example.com
Nippon Sharyo North America – Ken Kuriyama, firstname.lastname@example.org
Siemens – Steve Morrison, email@example.com
WABTEC – John Fink, firstname.lastname@example.org
This Forum represents an opportunity for manufacturers with capabilities that are potentially relevant to next generation rail to grow and diversify into this exciting emerging market