WABCO Vehicle Control Systems

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WABCO Vehicle Control Systems
Type Public
Traded as NYSEWBC
Industry Component manufacture and supply for commercial vehicles
Predecessors Westinghouse Air Brake Company
Founded in 1869 as Westinghouse Air Brake Company
Founders George Westinghouse
Headquarters Brussels, Belgium
Area served Worldwide (34 countries)
Key people Jacques Esculier, CEO
Products electronic braking systems
stability systems
suspension systems
transmission automation systems
Services customized aftermarket solutions and dedicated support for fleet operators, maintenance workshops and distribution partners
Revenue USD 2.72 billion (2013)
Operating income USD 332 million (2013)
Net income USD 653 million (2013)
Employees 11000
Website http://www.wabco-auto.com

WABCO Vehicle Control Systems is a provider of electronic braking, stability, suspension and transmission automation systems for heavy duty commercial vehicles.

Founded in the U.S. in 1869 as Westinghouse Air Brake Company, WABCO was acquired by American Standard in 1968 and spun off in 2007. Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, WABCO employs more than 11000 people in 34 countries worldwide. In 2013, WABCO’s total sales were $2,720.5 million, a rise of 10% over the previous year.[1] WABCO is a publicly traded company and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange as WABCO Holdings Inc, with the stock symbol WBC.[2]

See also[edit]

  • Wabtec - spin off from the Westinghouse Air Brake Company still based in Wilmerding, Pennsylvania, United States