•Over 70,000 of Square Footage in 2 buildings•Consulting Services•Estimates for All Car Repairs•In House CWI Inspector•Large Inventory•Fleet Maintenance•On Site Inspections•Running Repairs•Program Repairs•Rule 88 Repairs•Wreck Repairs•Major Modification Projects•Conversions & Rebuilds•Warranty Repairs•Reconditioning Repairs•Increased Life Status•Complete M-214 Truck Rebuilding•Certified Professional Welding•Computerized Brake Force Testing “Golden Shoe”•286K Upgrades •Overhead Crane Systems•M-1003 Quality Assurance•Under Frame Repairs•Mobile Repair Service, Michigan and Wisconsin Locations•Capability to work Rail Train and to accept “Unit Train”•17 Rail Car Capacity•Metal Fabrication, Machine Shop •AEI Tag Programming•On Site Rail Access to Independently Owned Scrap Yard
Benefits of Contract Repair
•Car Service Rule 5 to reduce freight cost to and from th ELS interchange points: Chicago, IL, Escanaba MI, Green Bay WI, Sault Ste. Marie Mi, Minneapolis MN, St. Paul MN, Duluth MN. •Contract labor rates to reduce cost•Personal attention to specific repairs•Customer one on one involvement•Progress update reports•Full tracking of all repair, pricing, and program work•On time deadlines met•Per car estimate on request•Computerized AAR format billing•Delivery Line, 6 Switches per week•The E&LS stores Rail Cars for the largest private Rail Car owners in North America with the capacity to store up to 5,000 cars.
Car Repairs: 906-786-9399
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QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM
We have been AAR M-1003 certified since 1995. We are also certified under B18-Reconditioner of freight side frames and bolsters. We are a B25-Freight Car Repair Facility engaged in repairs involving over 85 hours of labor and/or wreck damage and B26-Freight Car Repair Facility performing office manual Rule 88 Repairs/Modifications. Our AAR M-1003 certified Quality Assurance Program tracks both materials and procedures so that all AAR, Federal, State and local requirements are met, including environmental regulations. Safety and quality is our main focus in our shop and for all our customers. With our training program, our employees are some of the most skilled and knowledgeable people in the rail industry. We work hard to be the best, to get the best products, and to meet the highest quality standards.