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TUV Rheinland acquires Rail Sciences, Inc.



11-Aug-2010


TUV Rheinland, the worldwide leader in global market access, has acquired Rail Sciences, Inc. (RSI), a premier rail industry consulting firm and train dynamics specialist headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. with an advanced testing and metallurgical analysis laboratory in Omaha, Neb. 

Rail Sciences Inc. was founded in 1987 to provide the highest level of analytical consulting services to the rail industry. Rail Sciences provides specialized consulting in derailment investigations, track/train dynamics, operations planning and analysis, and testing and instrumentation. 

TUV Rheinland delivers premier independent testing, assessment, and certification services to help companies gain access into global markets. Boasting an international network across six continents, the company’s in-country experts ease the path to compliance with cost-effective pricing and quick turnaround times. The $1.5 billion corporation is comprised of an international network of more than 13,300 employees in 61 countries and serves most industry sectors and markets worldwide. 

Scott-Macon’s Industrial & Automotive Group acted as exclusive financial adviser to TUV Rheinland in this transaction. Please contact Mr. Fabian Hassel, managing director and group head, for additional information.