CONTAGEM, Brazil, January 31, 2018 – GE Transportation’s plant in Contagem, Brazil (MG) unveiled today a new approach to manufacturing locomotives with a mixed-model moving assembly line. This Lean Manufacturing system, one of the first in the industry, is a more efficient and sustainable approach to locomotive production. Unlike traditional stationary production lines, the mixed-model moving line is designed for employees to assemble different locomotive configurations on the same line as the units slowly move down the track.
This new production system enables the plant to increase productivity and optimize the workforce, as well as reduce lead time and…
WILMERDING, PA, Jan. 29, 2018 – Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) declared its regular quarterly dividend of 12 cents per share, payable on Feb. 23, 2018 to holders of record on Feb. 9, 2018.
Wabtec Corporation (www.wabtec.com) is a leading global provider of equipment, systems and value-added services for transit and freight rail. Through its subsidiaries, the company manufactures a range of products for locomotives, freight cars and passenger transit vehicles. The company also builds new switcher and commuter locomotives, and provides aftermarket services. The company has facilities located throughout the world.