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Welcome| Applying for
M-1003 Certification
| Chapter 7
Nonconformace Reporting
| M-1003
Registry
| Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

AAR Registry of M-1003 Certified Facilities

Commonly referred to as “the Registry” or “the M-1003 Registry”, this live, searchable database contains the most current listing of M-1003-certified facilities and the activities (products or services) covered by their M-1003 certification. It is a public database designed to inform AAR member railroads, suppliers, and others of all facilities that are certified to the M-1003 Quality Assurance Specification.

Click here to access the M-1003 Registry

Important: The Registry contains the most up-to-date information regarding a facility’s certification status. If a facility is listed in the Registry, they have received initial M-1003 certification and their M-1003 certification is current.

 

Tips for searching the registry:

  • You can export the Registry as a .csv file by clicking the “Export Registry” link above the QA Code column. Keep in mind that because the Registry is a live database, exporting only captures a snapshot of the data at any given time.
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  • Each column in the registry provides typical spreadsheet functionality.

 

  • To SORT the values in a given column by ascending or descending order, simply click the column header.

  • To FILTER the values in a given column, click the filter symbol at the top of the column you want to search. You then have the option to type in an exact text value by selecting “Is equal to”, or you can search with part of a text value by selecting “Contains”,
    “Starts with” etc. This is useful when you only know part of a company name, for example.

Specific example of search functionality:

Let’s say we want to find all facilities that are M-1003 certified for commodity A22 – Manufacturer of Freight Car Major Subassemblies in Texas, USA.

First click on the filter on the column labeled “Contractor Location”

 

 

 

Next, in the box that appears change the option to “Contains” and in the text box type “TX”. Click the Filter button at the bottom of the box.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next, click on the filter on the column labeled “Commodity Description”

 

 

 

Finally, in the box that appears change the option to “Contains” and in the text box type “A22”. Click the Filter button at the bottom of the box.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The result is a list of all M-1003 companies in Texas that have commodity A22 – Manufacturer of Freight Car Major Subassemblies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have further questions, please see the Frequently Asked Questions Page, or email QA@aar.com.