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ECE Global, LLC
Your Global Partner in Engineering, Quality and Safety Compliance
Design - Fabrication - Welding - Inspection - Certification

Railroad Europe

Over 400 companies trust in us throughout the world!

Our Mission

For over 15 years, we are supporting railroaders, rail suppliers and OEM around the world. We engage with and consult at all levels. Our mission is to guide and support our clients in achieving their national and international goals. As a specialized service company, we understand that our clients success is key to ECE Global. Let us earn your trust. We go where we are needed!

What We Do

ECE Global specializes in Engineering, Process Improvement, Welding Compliance, Quality & Systems, Inspection & Testing, and Compliance with Contract and Regulatory Requirements, Training and Certifications for the USA and Europe.

Why ECE Global ?

ECE Global is recognized by the German Governmental Office for Rail Equipment Approvals (Eisenbahn Bundesamt (EBA)), as well as through the accreditation of DVS Zert. This allows us to support OEM and large scale system providers with their approvals and certification plans for manufacturing for the European market.

We are part of the AWS D15.1 Standards Committee, and are rather familiar with these requirements. Thus we can provide consulting and support services to pertaining to the US market.

ECE Global engineers and experts in welding, non-destructive testing and quality systems provide professional services to this exciting, evolving market.

All of our professional staff has a minimum of 15 years experience within the railroad industry, covering processes such as engineering, design, fabrication, welding, inspection, and certification, as well as vendor approvals.

Key Service Information

Engineering Design (Basic and Detailed Engineering)

Stress Analysis such as FEA, static or dynamic assessments. Commonly applied are EN 12663, DVS 1612, Euro Codes 3, 6, and 9, others.

Workshop Assessments (EN 15085, EN 15239, ISO 3834, Customer Specification)

Welding Services (We apply existing experience with i.e. ASME, AWS, EN and ISO standards)

Welding Procedure Qualification Records (WPQR) (AD-HP, ISO 14555, ISO 15613, ISO 15614, etc.)

Welder Performance Testing (Approvals (WPT) (AD-HP, ISO 9606)

Vendor / Supplier Audits & Assessments

ECE Global provides approval and certification services for rail equipment engineering and manufacturing companies.  In support of these companies’ effort to become certified according to EN 15085 (supersedes DIN 6700) and ISO 3834 (supersedes EN 729), ECE Global provides services in conjunction with the implementation of quality systems requirements, as well as the development / testing and certification of welding procedures, welders, and welding operators.

For information, please contact us either via email or phone.


EN 15085
AWS D15.1
Welding Services


Scope Details of ECE Global Railroad Services

FEL & Administration (Front End Loading)
  • EN 15085 Training (Office/Floor)
  • Application Completion
  • Application Review and Gap Analysis
  • Engineering Management (Compliance Assessment & Up-Dates)
  • Vendor Audits (Fabricators)
  • QA Weld Management & Planning
  • QA Inspection Management & Planning
  • Authorities and Responsibilities
Engineering Management; Codes; Assessments
  • Weld Shop Requirements
  • Classification of Parts / Assemblies
  • Certification Background
  • Weld Joint Classification
  • Weld Coordination
QA Weld Management & Planning
  • QA Weld Management
  • Material Receiving & Handling Procedure Support
  • Material Identification / Traceability
  • Welding Qualification Program
  • Review / Evaluation of Existing Approvals
  • Development of Approval Plan
  • Working with Welders on Floor prior to Testing (rendering support)
  • Welding Procedure Approvals
  • Welder Qualifications
  • Welding Operator Qualifications
Weldment Drawing Requirements

  • Weld Detail Review (Joint Design & Procedure)
  • Weld Seam Quality Review & Support
  • Weld Mapping & Log Preparation
Pre-Certification Services
  • QA System Pre-Audit / Gap Assessment
  • Weld Shop Requirements
  • Weld Joint Design
  • EN 15085 Seminars
  • Engineering Support
Surveillance / Validation Services

Certification & Validation Services
  • Technical File guidance
  • Weld Procedure Approval
  • Welder / Operator Approvals
  • QA System Audit preparation
  • QA System Pre-Audit

  • Welder Training
  • NDE Training
  • QM System Training
  • Supervisors on Rules and Tasks
  • Inspections Requirements
  • Welder Training Program
  • Supervisory / Inspection of Welds
Vendor Support Services
  • Vendor audits
  • Vendor Surveillance
  • EN 15085 Seminar

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Welding support      

Rail Equipment and Applications Construction 

Vendor Inspection Services  

Rail Inspection Services

Standards and Compliance

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