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New partnership with the Swiss company Amberg Technologies

United Rail, Inc. announces a new partnership with the Swiss company Amberg Technologies to represent their rail systems and products to the North American and freight and passenger rail transportation and Mass Transit markets. The Swiss company Amberg Technologies is one of the global leaders specializing in user-friendly surveying solutions. United Rail will begin immediately by representing Amberg Technologies in both sales and marketing activities in the North American market. United Rail will also provide localized customer service for the various systems and products to better support the North American Rail, Mass Transit operators and customers of the European partner.

“We at United Rail have a strong vision of providing a bridge between the European and North American rail transportation markets.” said Norwin Voegeli, Founder and CEO of United Rail, “There are many companies that have a long history of providing safe and effective products in Europe, like Amberg Technologies, and we feel very strongly that these products and systems could benefit the North American market. We believe that by leveraging the portfolio of this established Swiss service provider with United Rail’s local support team and strategy, we can provide systems that will resolve specific needs and improve both the efficiency and safety of the US and Canadian rail operators in freight and Mass Transit alike.”

“Amberg Technologies has developed specialized system solutions for the infrastructure industry for more than 35 years and has successfully established its reputation mainly in the European and Chinese market.” said Marcel Kalbermatter, CEO of Amberg Technologies, “The unique combination of systems development experience and industry know-how delivers measurement systems characterized by precision instruments, practical system design and powerful software. Our solutions have gained the trust and recognition of tunneling and railway industry experts thanks to a worldwide service and support network which we are continuously expanding. Partnering with a local representative such as United Rail will support us in our efforts to pursue our strategy of growth and to hopefully establish our rail surveying solutions as a future standard in the North American”

United Rail will be cooperating with Amberg Technologies to represent and support their line of rail surveying systems covering products and services for georeferenced data capture in infrastructure installations.

For more information, please contact United Rail at http://united-rail.com/contact-us/ or call (904) 503-9757.

ABOUT UNITED-RAIL, INC.

Founded by a team of leaders in the rail transportation industry United Rail, Inc. is a railroad systems, products and engineering services company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida and recently established a wholly owned company headquartered in Toronto, Canada.  Its founders have an extensive international background in the railroad industry focusing on PTC and signal engineering services. United Rail Engineering provides a variety of signal & communication engineering design services, while United Rail Systems and Products focuses on own systems and products like the “Sentinel Solutions” and sales representation, distribution and customer service/support of European rail products to the US rail transportation industry.

United Rail is ranked No. 6 in Jacksonville Business Journal’s, North East Florida’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies for 2016 with an average growth of 234% over the last 3 years. For more information, go to: www.united-rail.com

ABOUT AMBERG TECHNOLOGIES

Whether it’s a subway tunnel in London, a hydroelectric plant on the Amazon river, the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland, a high-speed rail route in China or the world’s largest sub-sea road tunnel in Norway: Construction and maintenance projects of this kind are the ideal platforms for the high quality, precision and efficient surveying systems from Amberg Technologies AG.

The Swiss company is one of the global leaders specializing in user-friendly surveying solutions. Geophysicists and surveyors as well as software and hardware engineers at the headquarters in Regensdorf near Zurich design customized system solutions for georeferenced data capture and processing in infrastructure installations. The company offers its customers field-proven products as well as customer-specific services for railway surveying, tunnel surveying and tunnel seismics.

For more information, go to: http://www.ambergtechnologies.ch/en/home/

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United Rail is ranked No. 6 at this year’s JBJ 50

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APTA Rail 2016 in Phoenix, AZ

United Rail had a very successful APTA Rail. Met lot’s of interesting people and developed many new opportunities.

Picture from left: Jimmy Morgan, Bob Walker, Paul Campbell, Norwin Voegeli

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United Rail welcomes Bob Rossman in his role as Product Manager Sentinel Solutions and Quality Manager

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Please join us in welcoming Bob Rossman in his role as Product Manager Sentinel Solutions and Quality Manager to the United Rail team. Bob joined the United Rail team by June 2016 and has over 26 years of experience of engineering and project management in the railroad industry. In 1990, he first started with Harmon Electronics as a draftsman and worked his way into engineering, designing highway grade crossing and wayside signal circuits. In 1997 Bob left Harmon to work for Safetran Systems as a design engineer. While his tenure at Safetran, Bob gained experience in project management, working at the CSX headquarters as a Signal Assistant to the in-house Principal Engineer. Bob has worked with all Class 1 railroads and a number of short line railroads, providing engineering solutions. Bob left Safetran in 2012 to work for Siemens as a Project Manager and in 2015, moved to Atlanta, GA contracted to Norfolk Southern, managing Positive Train Control (PTC) projects. Bob is currently working towards his MBA and Project Management Professional certification. He plans on learning the German language in the near future.

Bob is a native to North Florida and enjoys all water sports including surfing, skiing, kayaking and fishing. He enjoys spending time with his family and in his spare time, riding his motorcycle along the coast.

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United Rail article in the Jacksonville Business Journal

Please see enclosed article in today’s (May 13th 2106) Jacksonville Business Journal

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New partnership with Swiss based Ganser CRS AG

United Rail, Inc. has entered into a partnership agreement with Ganser CRS AG, a Swiss manufacturer and supplier of common rail fuel systems, to represent and support their injection systems in the North American freight and passenger rail markets. United Rail will help by providing business development and sales and marketing support in the North American rail market.

“Over the past 35 years, I have seen tremendous growth and development of Common Rail fuel system technology,” said Dr. Marco Ganser, CEO and President of Ganser CRS. “We have been able to help many customers around the world improve their diesel engine systems using Common Rail technology. We are very excited to be working with United Rail to strengthen our position in the North American rail market, where we feel that our systems can bring a very substantial benefit to the railroads, passenger and freight alike.”

With over 20 years of experience with Common Rail fuel systems both in marine and transportation applications, Ganser CRS AG is now looking to expand and share their expertise and quality systems in the North American market. Common Rail systems have been able to show consistent gains in both fuel efficiency as well as great improvements with regards to environmental impact around the world.

“We are seeing an increase in interest in European rail technology from the North American railroads,” said Norwin Voegeli, President and CEO of United Rail, “In North America, transportation systems – especially rail transportation – has a strong need for technologies that will help reduce their environmental impact and that can help reduce operating costs through fuel efficiency. Ganser CRS has the system that will help our rail operators in these areas, and we are excited about the future with this great European company.”

ABOUT GANSER CRS AG

Founded in Switzerland in 1985, Ganser started small, focusing on Common Rail injection technology for diesel engines. After over 30 years, Ganser has grown to support virtually every fuel system in transportation from standard diesel engines to Micro Pilot injection in Dual Fuel engines. Ganser CRS now produces Common Rail Systems, Fuel Injectors, High Pressure Fuel Pumps and Test Benches in their Swiss facilities, supplying to the entire world. Ganser CRS is an ISO 9001:2008 certified and registered company.

For more information go to: www.ganser-crs.com

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New partnership with German signaling supplier BBR Rail Automation GmbH

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United Rail, Inc. announced a new partnership with German rail supply manufacturer, BBR Rail Automation GmbH (BBR), to represent and support their products and services to the North American freight and passenger rail transportation markets. United Rail will provide business development, sales and marketing, and engineering services support to BBR for their work in North America.

“We are very excited with this new partnership,” said Mr. Thomas Bergmann. “We feel that BBR has a very strong portfolio for the North American rail industry. Through this new partnership with United Rail, we expect to have a very successful entry and long term experience here, providing great experiences for our current and future customers. Our services, support, and in-house manufactured products are well designed and well manufactured, and are perfect for the demanding environment that is the North American Rail industry.”

United Rail and BBR will be introducing various railroad systems and products including signaling and interlocking systems, systems for intermodal and switching yards, data transmission and train control, passenger information systems, magnetic and inductive signal transmission, traditional signal equipment and in-house manufactured electronics. BBR is an IRIS and ISO 9001 certified supplier.

“BBR is a perfect fit for us and our capabilities,” said Norwin Voegeli, President & CEO of United Rail. “The North American rail market can be a challenge for international companies not familiar with it, and having the right local support can make the difference between success and failure. This new partnership is a great opportunity not just for BBR and United Rail, but also for our local rail operators and engineering companies, as BBR brings their strong experience and product offerings to support the North American rail industry. We are looking forward to a very long lasting and successful experience relationship with BBR in North America.”

ABOUT BBR Rail Automation GmbH

Founded in 1990, BBR Rail Automation GmbH is headquartered in Brunswick (Braunschweig), Germany with over 200 employees. BBR is a producer of electronic point controls, signal boxes, ATP systems and electronic interlocking, as well as the corresponding vehicle equipment for the freight and transit rail industry. They also produce a range of dynamic passenger information systems.

BBR is a reliable supplier and partner to many rail operators throughout Germany, Europe, Africa and Asia. Their customers include public transportation operators, third party vendors like vehicle manufacturers and various industry firms. BBR is certified according IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard), DIN EN ISO 9001 and DIN ISO 14001 and is a Q1-level supplier of Deutsche Bahn.

For more information go to: http://www.bbr-vt.de/en/company.html

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United Rail welcomes Mr. Paul Campbell as Manager of Business Development

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United Rail is pleased to welcome Paul Campbell in his new role as Manager
of Business Development. Paul brings over 40 years of railroad experience
from various segments including freight, transit and passenger rail. Paul
has fulfilled various roles in managerial, engineering, technical service
and technical sales positions throughout his career, most recently as a
Director of Business Development for a major rail manufacturer.

Paul enjoys cooking, outdoor activities – especially discovering new places
on his Harley Davidson motorcycle with his wife of over 30 years.

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Manager Business Development

Together with our international Rail Technology partners, United Rail is enlarging its product and systems portfolio in the field of Signaling and Telecommunication systems and products. Next to selling systems and products United Rail will build a service offering around these products, including design, engineering, programming, installation supervision, project management, commissioning supervision, maintenance, spare part support, etc.

To enlarge the Business Development team United Rail is hiring a:

Manager Business Development

  • Existing market knowledge and well established customer network in the US Freight and Transit rail market
  • Experience in Freight and Transit Signaling and Telecommunication technology
  • Result oriented and driven
  • Very good communication and presentation skills / good people skills
  • Well organized, self motivated and able to work self dependent
  • Able to establish and implement a sales and marketing strategy
  • Location: Jacksonville, FL or tbd
  • Ability to travel (also international on a limited basis)
  • Spanish language is a plus
  • Knowledge in European business culture is a plus

United Rail offers: 

  • Comprehensive compensation and benefits package
  • A challenging, self dependent and multifunctional opportunity to proof your talent in business development, sales and marketing
  • Opportunity to grow in a key Mgmt. position
  • Flexible and independent management and work style
  • Being part of a successful growing team and organization
  • Coordinate business with European partners and gain experience in international business
  • Long term employment

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United Rail and DB International Partnership

United Rail, Inc. announced a new partnership with the German based consulting group DB International GmbH.

Projects shall be executed by a local United Rail team with support by DB International and DB resources based in Germany. The partnership is offering consulting, engineering and project management services in all Rail related disciplines. Please visit DB International at the United Rail booth at the 2015 Interchange RSI booth #3153.

If you have any questions, feel free to email us at info@united-rail.com or visit us at our Contact Us page.

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