Dave Ronzani


During this session, participants will learn about the AAR facility certification requirements as outlined in Appendix B of the AAR’s Manual of Standards and Recommended Practices, Section C, Part III, Specifications for Tank Cars. The program will focus on the types of facilities that require AAR certification and how each facility must demonstrate compliance with both the AAR quality assurance and technical certifications. Topics include proposed CPC-1332, “Solicitation of Comments for Appendix B and Associated Chapter 1 Definitions of AAR Manual of Standards and Recommended Practices (MSRP), Section C Part III, Specifications for Tank Cars (M-1002).”


About Dave Ronzani

Dave’s career in Quality and NDT has brought him to AllTranstek, LLC, one of the industry’s largest transportation management and technical consulting companies, where his responsibilities include assisting car owners, tank car facilities, and shippers, in creating, implementing, and maintaining Quality Assurance, Nondestructive Testing (NDT), and regulatory compliance programs. Dave has 30 years of experience in the tank car industry in manufacturing, repair, and car owner environments including 24 years at Union Tank Car Company, and 40 years total in steel fabrication quality and NDT responsibilities. Dave holds an American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Level III certificate in 7 NDT methods, is an American Welding Society (AWS) Senior Certified Welding Inspector (SCWI) and is the current Chairman of the AAR M-1002 Appendix T task force for Nondestructive Testing.