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March 27, 2013

Long haul likely for Calif. Sprinter brake fix

The agency hopes to receive replacement parts by late April and install and test them in May, but requires regulatory approvals before it can return any of its trains to service.


July 18, 2012

Wabtec acquires brake system manufacturer

Tec Tran, which has annual sales of about $10 million, designs and manufactures hydraulic braking systems and related components. The company’s customers include global transit car builders and many North American transit agencies.


June 12, 2012

ABEX unveils new drum brake block

Meets Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 121 Reduced Stopping Distance requirements. Is now available through leading replacement parts distributors.


January 26, 2012

Fras-le, Meritor renew 5-year agreement

Under the commercial agreement, Fras-le will continue to supply friction materials to Meritor for both production and aftermarket consumption.


April 8, 2009

Wabtec forms joint venture in China

Partnering company, Shenyang CNR Wabtec Railway Brake Technology Co., Ltd., will produce pneumatic control valves and other braking related equipment.


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