Public Notice
FY 2017 DBE Goal
Seeking DBEs/SBEs for Passenger Railcar Goods & Services

Stadler (Stadler US Inc. and its sister company Stadler Bussnang AG) , a Transit Vehicle Manufacturer establishing a final assembly in the United States, announces its overall DBE goal of 3.70% for Stadler US Inc. and 4.40% for Stadler Bussnang AG for Fiscal Year 2017. The proposed goal and its methodology are available for inspection during normal business hours. Stadler will accept comments on the goal for 30 days from the date of this notice. Stadler is a system supplier of customer-specific solutions for rail passenger vehicle construction. Stadler US Inc. will perform all U.S. manufacturing on behalf of Stadler and is seeking DBEs certified under 49 CFR Part 26 and SBEs meeting SBA standards to submit technical and commercial proposals to us for materials and services we may require to manufacture passenger railcars. The potential supplier work scope may include diesel engines, transmissions, electric traction motors, propulsion systems, electric storage batteries, auxiliary power supplies, metals and metal fabrication, training manuals, interiors, fiberglass formed products, axles and chassis components, wheelchair lifts and ramps, electrical panel fabrication and assembly, composite panels, trim, exterior and interior lighting, seats, flooring, hardware, wiring, transportation of materials, and other stipulated deliverables for installation on passenger railcars. Potential suppliers of materials and services must have proven passenger railcar industry experience. All suppliers’ manufacturing facilities shall be certified or compliant with the Quality Program requirements as directed by ANSI/AQS Q9001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, or demonstrate compliance with an equivalent program. All products must meet extremely high quality and reliability requirements. Interested companies should contact Stadler’s DBE Liaison Officer Christian Inauen at

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