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Maryland NIST MEP Buy America Transit Supply Chain Forum

The Buy America Transit Supply Chain Connectivity Forum was held on June 14, 2017, at the Hilton in Baltimore with 60+ attendees. More than 40 were manufacturers who participated in speed networking with transit equipment manufacturers such as Kiepe Electric, Knorr Brake Company, Proterra, and United Rail. The event featured remarks and rousing support for domestic manufacturers from Assistant Chief Counsel, FTA General Law Division Cecelia Comito and FTA Buy America Attorneys Laura Ames and Richard Wong as well as remarks from MD MEP and NIST MEP.

Hilton Baltimore
401 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Attendees: 60+
View and Download a PDF of the Attendee List

Partners: NIST-MEP, MD MEP, American Public Transit Association (APTA) and DOT-FTA
View and Download a PDF of the Event Agenda
View and Download a PDF of the Presentation

Participating OEM's and Tier 1 Panelist
Kiepe Electric, John.Andreas [at] (John Andreas)
Knorr Brake Company, Michael.Rhodes [at] (Michal Rhodes)
Proterra, adean [at] (Annette Dean)
United Rail, Norwin.Voegeli [at] (Norwin Voegeli)

Visit the MD MEP website for more information on the Maryland MEP Center.

For more information and guidance about DOT-FTA’s Buy America policies and regulations and to download the Buy America Handbook visit the FTA Buy America website.


For Additional Information

  • MEP Headquarters
    (301) 975-5020
    100 Bureau Drive, M/S 4800
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-4800
Created June 9, 2017, Updated November 15, 2019