WABCO Vehicle Control Systems
|Traded as||NYSE: WBC|
|Industry||Component manufacture and supply for commercial vehicles|
|Predecessors||Westinghouse Air Brake Company|
|Founded||in 1869 as Westinghouse Air Brake Company|
|Area served||Worldwide (34 countries)|
|Key people||Jacques Esculier, CEO|
|Products||electronic braking 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)|
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. WABCO is a publicly traded company and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange as WABCO Holdings Inc, with the stock symbol WBC.
- Wabtec - spin off from the Westinghouse Air Brake Company still based in Wilmerding, Pennsylvania, United States
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