NRC Conference & NRC-REMSA Exhibition Kick off in Boca RatonWritten by David C. Lester, Editor-in-Chief
The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) conference and NRC-Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) kicked off in Boca Raton, Fla. today as railroad construction and MOW officials, equipment suppliers, and others gathered in this oceanside community just north of Miami.
Founded in 1978, the NRC connects members with other railway industry professionals and government legislators and policy makers. The goal of the organization is to create a positive business climate and to make railway construction and maintenance safer and more efficient.
Although NRC members often compete against each other, their collaboration furthers the railway construction industry and benefits North American freight, transit and commuter rail lines, NRC member contractors and suppliers, the general public, and everyone’s professional growth.
REMSA is a non-profit membership-based organization located in Washington, D.C. that represents and promotes companies and individuals that manufacture or sell products and/or services in the railroad maintenance-of-way industry.
REMSA represents more than 200 rail suppliers, engineers, contractors, and consultants. REMSA’s Mission is to facilitate global business development opportunities to its members and advance initiatives in support of the rail industry.
This year marks the 44th edition of the event, and runs from January 4-7.