Co-operation with the Union of Industries of Railway Equipment

In July 2011 in Moscow the Union of Industries of Railway Equipment organized the meeting of Manufacturers of freight wagons and its components coordination Committee. OJSC "RZD" Senior Vice-President Mr.V.Gapanovich has lead this session. Also, top-management of freight wagons manufacturers and freight carriers  participated.

NPC "Springs" also took part in the meeting. One of the agenda issue was bad quality of casual bogie springs for railway trucks in Russia. The RZD representatives reported about the statistics regarding broken bogie springs, broken trucks  and derailment statistics.
NPC "Springs" General Director, CEO, PhD, Prof. V.Kutergin has reported about superstrong springs manufactured by our company.

As a result, the  Union of Industries of Railway Equipment recommends to use superstrong springs in wagons manufacturing, what is put into the Minutes of meeting. 

For reference

In June, 15 2007 the non-commercial partnership "Union of Industries of Railway Equipment" was founded by JSC "Russian Railways", JSC "Transmashholding", PLC "Corporate management company "Concern "Tractor plants" and JSC "Railcar-building company of Mordovia".

The most important purpose of the NP "UIRE" is the realization of the new approaches in the field of quality cCompanies-members of NP "UIRE" produce locomotives, freight and passenger railcars, track machines and devices as well as big range of spare parts for rolling stocks and infrastructure to satisfy the requirements of Russian railways. Plants of these companies are located in almost all big cities of RF.ontrol that is possible only in case of integration of main producers of railway technique and its components. For today more then 100 companies have applied for membership in the "UIRE".

Non-commercial partnership "Union of Industries of Railway Equipment" has 11 committees in its structure:

1.  Locomotive-engineering and its components coordination committee.
2.  Manufacturers of freight wagons and its components coordination committee.
3.  New equipment design committee.
4.  Quality and Certification coordination committee.
5.  Regulatory and Engineering Provisions and standardization committee.
6.  Railcar-building for passengers carriage committee.
7.  Technical safety control and informatization committee.
8.  Signaling and communication equipment committee.
9.  Infrastructure components and track machinery committee.
10.  Brake and other components of infrastructure committee.
11.  Metallurgical complex coordination committee.

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