December 3, 2013
Summit Seating is a manufacturer of seating products for transit buses, recreational vehicles, vans and other specialty vehicles. Officials say the acquisition is expected to expand HSM’s footprint and leadership role in the transportation seating market.
August 6, 2013
The new design, created after careful study of existing design, passenger flow, capacity and comfort, is a hybrid of the best features from existing CTA railcar styles — incorporating both forward- and aisle-facing seats.
July 29, 2013
Rick Klotz to managing director, international operations, effective Sept. 1, 2013. Ray Melleady is appointed to managing director of North American Operations.
August 14, 2012
Seating in each two-car train will increase by more than 25%, going from 76 to 96 seats, while still retaining room for luggage, bikes and surfboards.
April 4, 2012
In March BART began replacing existing wool seat assemblies in 100 cars with a brand new type of seat material. These train cars will be integrated into the existing fleet — a few cars at a time — until 100 cars are achieved.
August 3, 2011
Engineers reconfigured the layout using Vogelsitze passenger seats that are thinner in design.
January 20, 2010
Keith N. Nippes, who most recently served as president/COO of Ultimate North America Transportation Equipment LLC, will take over, while Founder Joseph Lazzara continues in his role as CEO.
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