Introducing NAM Health Care: A New RSI Member Benefit

The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) announced today that it will offer an optional association health plan to its members, extending affordable health care to small and medium-sized manufacturing companies in approved states.  In states where the association health plan is not available, RSI will connect manufacturers with available small-group options in their states. The plan, […]

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Rail Safety Week Highlights Operation Lifesaver Partnerships

By Rachel Maleh, Executive Director, Operation Lifesaver Did you know that every three hours in the U.S., a person or vehicle is hit by a train? While railway supply companies and their railroad customers likely have heard this statistic, many Americans are not aware of the dangers that railroad crossings and train tracks pose for […]

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RSI Praises Introduction of Legislation to Stimulate U.S. Railcar Manufacturing

Washington, DC, August 24, 2020 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) released the following statement in support of the bipartisan introduction of H.R. 8082, the Freight Rail Assistance and Investment to Launch Coronavirus-era Activity and Recovery Act or the “Freight RAILCAR Act” by Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), Darin LaHood (R-IL-18), Dan Lipinski (D-IL-3), Rick Crawford […]

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RSI Announces Departure of President Mike O’Malley

Washington, DC, July 2, 2020 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) announced today that President Mike O’Malley will leave the organization at the end of July. O’Malley served as RSI’s leader since early 2018 and is pursuing an opportunity with a corporation outside the Washington, D.C. area.   “Mike’s experience in both government and the rail industry has […]

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Check Out the Latest RSI QAC Newsletter!

Welcome to the second edition of the newly revised and expanded RSI Quality Newsletter, which now includes a broader array of industry topics based on reader feedback. The goal of the RSI Quality Assurance Committee is to ensure that these newsletters will both educate and inform our readers on quality topics, methods, tools, and services. […]

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RSI 2020 Expo & Education Conference Update

In light of the ongoing public health risks surrounding in person events and the safety of travel as a result of COVID-19, the Railway Supply Institute has decided to cancel the 2020 RSI Expo & Education Conference scheduled for September 9-11 in Chicago, Illinois. In lieu of the event, RSI is exploring the possibility of […]

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Committee Action on Infrastructure Legislation an Opportunity for Leaders to Seek Bipartisan Support

Washington, DC, June 16, 2020 – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) President Mike O’Malley released the following statement ahead of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s scheduled markup of the INVEST in America Act: “We are pleased that Congress is finally moving forward with legislation that would provide billions of dollars in Federal investment toward passenger and freight […]

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RSI Welcomes Introduction of House Surface Transportation Bill

Washington, DC, June 3, 2020 – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) President Mike O’Malley released the following statement in response to today’s introduction of the INVEST in America Act: “As railway suppliers continue to face the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, robust Federal investment in rail transportation is critically needed to preserve the 125,000 jobs supported by […]

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