Knorr Brake Company (KBC) has completed the second round of testing of its 3-Stage Air Filtration and Purification System for passenger railcars.
Sister companies Knorr Brake Company (KBC) and New York Air Brake (NYAB) have introduced the jointly developed EE-26™ electropneumatic passenger rail brake system, which they say “is engineered for safety, performance, uptime and lower total cost of ownership.”
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Transit projects are under way for Metrolinx (Toronto), Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Knorr Brake Co., and Deutsche Bahn AG (Germany).
Knorr-Bremse hopes to support railway operators worldwide and bolster health and comfort in rail transport with its clean[air] technology, developed by Knorr-Bremse’s climate control brand MERAK.
Users from around the world of New York Air Brake’s LEADER® technology recently gathered at the company’s Train Dynamic Systems (TDS) facilities in Irving, Tex., to “discuss pertinent industry trends, share best practices and learn about advancements in the company’s robust LEADER technology and its long-term roadmap.”
New York Air Brake (NYAB) has appointed Ulisses Camilo President and CEO. Camilo will succeed current President and CEO Michael J. Hawthorne, who has accepted the position of President and CEO at Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, a sister company within the Knorr-Bremse Group, NYAB’s parent company.
The Watertown Urban Mission Food Pantry in upstate New York will undergo a $250,000 renovation this year, thanks to a charity established by the parent company of New York Air Brake, LLC (NYAB).
Knorr-Bremse has opened its new Rail Vehicle Systems plant in Westminster, Md., in order to cope with “ongoing growth of the U.S. mass transit market and of three current major orders for HVAC systems.”
New York Air Brake has appointed Michael J. Hawthorne as president, effective July 1, 2012, upon the retirement of J. Paul Morgan.