Eugene R. Constance
The Excel Companies
Eugene R. Constance
President, CEO and Entrepreneur
1937 – 2012
About Our Business

Excel Railcar Corporation was a winner of the 2011 Governor's Export Excellence Award in the
Small-sized Company Category for "Exporter Continuing Excellence."   Excel was proud to
receive this award at the Illinois Export Week Conference luncheon June 21, 2011.

SINCE 1980...

Eugene R. Constance was the founder of all the Excel Companies.  His goal was to build a
company that would reflect the ideals of entrepreneurship, excellent service and sound
management.   Most important in Gene's business ethic, "Trust and Integrity are two key
elements of doing business."  To this day, the Excel companies remain strong.  Gene's son,
Keith Constance, now supersedes Gene in the role of President and CEO of the Excel

Excel can offer International business knowledge and methodology.

  • We can assist our customers in minimizing their physical distribution cost utilizing
    railroad transportation equipment and expanding our customers' market share.

  • Above all else, we provide quality SERVICES to our customers.

Excel Railcar Corporation was incorporated in January, 1980 as an International
Lessor of Private Railcar equipment such as covered hoppers, general purpose and special
type railcars. Excel is also a provider of railcar equipment management and railcar repair
services. We provide logistical analysis and evaluation of customers market and distribution.
Our objective is to assist our customers in reducing their physical distribution cost. We have
the added distinction of verbal and written fluency in the English and Spanish languages.   

Excel Railcar Services, Inc. is a Railcar Repair and Railcar Remanufacturing company
operating as an AAR Rule 88 shop with M-1003 AAR Quality Assurance Certification.  Excel
Railcar Services, Inc. offers general repair and rebuilding, mobile repairs / inspections,
customer modifications, blasting (interior/exterior), painting, lining and wreck repair.

Grupo Secafe, S.A. de C.V. is Excel's office in Mexico City, providing railcar repair and
management services throughout Mexico.  EXCEL has exported under long term leases, over
1500 new and refurbished railcars for lease in Mexico and managed by SECAFE, under a long
term contract with Excel, with International service between the USA and Mexico.