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Our Team

John Williams                     dave garlington

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John Williams may be the owner, the CEO and the president of TransQuip but above all else, he is a mentor and a friend to all that know him. John brings over 30 years of tank car experience. In addition, John’s engineering and manufacturing heritage has been instrumental in driving new products into the industry to improve safety and efficiency.

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Dave was TransQuip’s first hire and 24 years later is now the President of Operations. With over 30 years of industry experience, Dave brings extensive knowledge of tank car components, especially valve and seal technologies. Dave is based in Jacksonville FL.

walt croson                      Matt tierney

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Walt, now known to many within the industry as the ‘Godfather of Valves, started his career as an engineering consultant to industrial manufacturers. In 1986 he joined Union Tank Car as engineer in their new car fleet department before seeing the light and moving to TransQuip in 1999. Walt is Vice President of Sales (Midwest) and Engineering based in Chicago IL.

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Matt was born into the tank car industry. His fate and destiny were sealed, even before he knew it himself. Following a successful career with Salco Products and with an in-depth knowledge of tank car components, Matt joined TransQuip in 1999. Matt is the Vice President of Sales (SouthWest), based in Houston TX.

joe becherer                       glenn meche

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Joe started his tank car career with ACF in 1992 before joining Trinity in 1999; rising to become their Director of Engineering. In 2010 Joe joined TransQuip and is the Vice President of Sales (West) and Engineering. He is a guru on tank car design and regulations based in Dallas TX.

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Glenn started his tank car career with Union Tank Car in 1995 rising to become the National Operations Manager for Mobile Repair Units and Customer located Mini-Shops. With a comprehensive knowledge on the day-to-day workings of tank cars, he joined TransQuip in 2013 and is the Vice President of Sales (South), based in Baton Rouge LA.

emanuel guerreiro       

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Emanuel’s career spans over 25 years of industrial marketing and manufacturing with a wide-ranging knowledge of sealing systems. Emanuel joined TransQuip in 2016 and is the Vice President of Sales (East), based in Lynchburg VA.