Friday, March 27, 2009

Paljug to co-chair RSI committee

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The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) has appointed Safetran Systems Corp. Vice President Signaling and Crossings John J. Paljug as co-chairman of the new, joint committee for Communications & Signals/Maintenance-of-Way. 

paljug-3-09.jpgAs co-chairman, Paljug will represent RSI member companies in these supply industry segments as the association addresses rail industry concerns in such areas as rail reregulation, Section 130 highway-rail grade crossing funding, rail infrastructure tax incentives, and federal investment to support the Positive Train Control mandate.

Paljug has been with Safetran for the past 12 years of his 29 year career in the communications and signal portion of the rail industry. At Safetran, he has led the company’s marketing, sales, product management, and field service activities. Safetran says it “is pleased that, with this appointment, John Paljug’s experience and leadership capabilities will be extended to support the rail supply industry as a whole.”