Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp was incorporated in 1990 in Delaware. It is a provider of value-added, technology-based products and services for the rail industry. The Company's products enhance safety, improve productivity and reduce maintenance costs for customers and many of its core products and services are essential in the safe and efficient operation of freight rail and passenger transit vehicles. The Company provides its products and services through two business segments, the Freight Segment and the Transit Segment, both of which have different market characteristics and business drivers. The Freight segment manufactures and services components for new and existing freight cars and locomotives, builds new switcher locomotives and rebuilds freight locomotives. Customers include publicly traded railroads, leasing companies and manufacturers of original equipment such as locomotives and freight cars around the world. The Transit Segment manufactures and services components for new and existing passenger transit vehicles, typically subway cars and buses, builds new commuter locomotives and refurbishes subway cars. Customers include public transit authorities and municipalities, leasing companies and manufacturers of subway cars and buses around the world. Its customers include railroads throughout North America, as well as in the United Kingdom, Australia, Europe, Asia and South Africa.
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