Wabtec Corporation

Duos Technologies is a Jacksonville, Fla.-based supplier of automated railcar inspection portals (pictured) and artificial intelligence (AI) models. (Photograph Courtesy of Duos Technologies)
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Supply Side: Duos, Wabtec

An existing passenger rail customer awards Duos Technologies $1.1 million in add-on upgrades to a new Railcar Inspection Portal (rip®). Also, Wabtec Transit in India is recognized as a Great Place To Work®.

From left to right: Renan Filho, Brazil Minister of Transport; Fabio Marchiori, CFO and interim CEO of VLI; and Danilo Miyasato, President and Leader of Wabtec Latin America Region. (Photograph Courtesy of Wabtec)

Wabtec Lands VLI Locomotive Contract

Logistics firm VLI has selected Wabtec to supply nine Evolution Series (ES43BBl) locomotives to support cargo transport on the Ferrovia Centro-Atlântica (FCA) in Brazil. The order is valued at approximately R$200 million (US$38.4 million), Wabtec reported March 1.

(Photographs Courtesy of Wabtec)

For Wabtec, Changes in Senior Leadership

Wabtec Corporation on Feb. 27 reported that Pascal Schweitzer (selected by Railway Age readers as one of 10 Influential Leaders for 2022), Lilian Leroux and Alicia Hammersmith (a 2022 Railway Age Women

(Image Courtesy of Wabtec via LinkedIn)
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Supply Side: Wabtec, Actasys/Alstom

Wabtec Corporation has earned a “Commercial Technology of the Year” award from S&P Global Commodity Insights. Also, thermal device management firm Actasys Inc. has signed a development agreement with Alstom.

Wabtec has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Brazil-based Super Metal. (Collage Courtesy of Wabtec)
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Wabtec Expanding M/W Business

Wabtec Corporation on Nov. 17 reported the addition of Brazil-based Super Metal to its maintenance-of-way (m/w) business. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Wabtec Corporation employees gathered this week to celebrate 60 years of locomotive production in Brazil. (Photo Collage Courtesy of Wabtec, via Twitter)
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Supply Side: Greenbrier, Wabtec

The Greenbrier Companies’ leasing subsidiary has entered into a new term loan to finance the continued growth of its fleet. Also, Wabtec Corporation is celebrating 60 years of locomotive production in Brazil.

Wabtec has acquired Collins Aerospace’s ARINC rail solutions business segment. This follows Wabtec’s three recent acquisitions: Trimble’s Beena Vision wayside inspection system business; New Delhi, India-based MASU’s railway friction business; and Greenbriar Equity Group LP’s Nordco unit. (Photograph Courtesy of Wabtec)
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Wabtec Acquires ARINC Rail Solutions

Wabtec Corporation on June 16 reported its acquisition of Collins Aerospace’s ARINC rail solutions business segment, a rail dispatch and back-office system provider. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.