RAIL.ONE takes on the chair of Betonschwellenindustrie e. V.

Jochen Riepl is the new Chairman of the association

Neumarkt, Germany, 20 February, 2014 – On 29 January, 2014, Jochen Riepl, CEO of RAIL.ONE GmbH, was elected as the new Chairman at the regular general meeting of the Betonschwellenindustrie e. V. (Concrete Sleeper Industry Association). He now leads the association, together with Sascha Kohler, CEO of Getzner Werkstoffe GmbH. 

The goal of the association is the initiation and coordination of a professional dialogue between operators and producers of concrete sleepers for ballasted and ballastless track, as well as prefabricated supporting plates in Germany. This should ensure the continual improvement of products and state-of-the-art engineering. “I am very pleased with my election and look forward to our future work together. One important goal of the executive committee’s work is promoting the cooperative dialogue with Deutsche Bahn (German Railway). Experts, institutes, and scientific facilities will also be integrated and correspondingly networked,” says Jochen Riepl, CEO of RAIL.ONE GmbH and new Chairman of the Betonschwellenindustrie e. V. association.

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Jochen Riepl, CEO of RAIL.ONE GmbH and new Chairman of the Betonschwellenindustrie e. V. association.


About the PCM RAIL.ONE Group

The PCM RAIL.ONE Group has been manufacturing concrete sleepers and track systems for urban transit and long-distance rail transportation for over 60 years. The technology leader also offers its expertise in the fields of engineering and plant construction. Its customer-driven innovations fulfill the highest quality standards and are installed around the world

The PCM RAIL.ONE Group is comprised of several companies and eleven production facilities with a presence in Germany, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Spain, South Korea, Hungary, Turkey, the United States, and India. It maintains annual capacities of over 5 million track sleepers and 750,000 linear meters of turnout sleepers.