Leaders Gather to Explore LEADER® Capabilities

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.”

NYAB: New Technology at Railway Interchange

RAILWAY AGE at RAILWAY INTERCHANGE 2019: New York Air Brake (NYAB) is showcasing several new or enhanced locomotive and railcar technologies at Railway Interchange in Minneapolis. Among these are the LD-1000® Air Dryer, Oil-Free Air Compressors, CCB II, DB-60 II™ with BCM™, Locomotive Parking Brake, and Angle Cock Repair Cartridges.

NYAB acquires Snyder Equipment

New York Air Brake announced March 15 that it has acquired locomotive fueling, servicing and component remanufacturing company Snyder Equipment Co. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

NYAB names Camilo CEO

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.

NYAB shifts some manufacturing to North Carolina

New York Air Brake LLC will be moving its Watertown, N.Y.-based peripheral product assembly to NYAB operations in Salisbury, N.C. The change is part of what the company describes as “a realignment strategy [of] North American manufacturing operations.”

NYAB: “Safety glasses and smiles”

New York Air Brake LLC, part of the Knorr Bremse Group, is commemorating Engineers Week 2016, Feb. 21-27, through a lineup of events “that reaches out to future engineers and highlights the contributions of the company’s own.”

New York Air Brake marks 125 years

September 2014 marks the start of a year-long New York Air Brake celebration “honoring 125 years of making freight railroads safer and more productive,” according to NYAB President Mike Hawthorne.

NYAB, Bendix establish lab at RIT

New York Air Brake LLC and Knorr-Bremse Group sister company Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, working in conjunction with Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), have created the Knorr-Bremse North America Mechatronics Laboratory at RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering in Rochester, N.Y. The laboratory will open this fall and serve both RIT students and engineers from Bendix and New York Air Brake.

NYAB aids food pantry renovation

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).

Railroad leaders share data, experience on LEADER®

Officials from BNSF, Canadian Pacific, Ferromex, Florida East Coast, Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific, and mining conglomerates ArcelorMittal and Vale S.A. met in Dallas at the New York Air Brake Train Dynamic Systems (TDS) Division LEADER® Users Conference Oct. 21-23 to discuss their experiences with LEADER® (Locomotive Engineer Assist/Display and Event Recorder), NYAB’s freight train management system, which is designed to improve train handling and yield significant fuel savings.