Press Releases

Wabtec Releases 2020 Sustainability Report

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) released today its 2020 Sustainability Report, which highlights the company’s accomplishments and commitments to building a more sustainable future by developing innovative technologies, driving responsible operations, and empowering people and communities around the globe.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-releases-2020-sustainability-report
Wabtec Begins Trial of Transit Rail Industry’s First Environmentally Friendly Air Conditioning System

GENNEVILLIERS, France Oct. 1, 2020 — Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) begins trial of the transit rail industry’s first air conditioning system using natural R290 refrigerant, a clean and environmentally friendly option. This Wabtec Green Air technology is part of the company’s initiative to bring clean, sustainable solutions to the transit market.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-begins-trial-of-transit-rail-industry-s-first-environmentally-friendly-air-conditioning
Wabtec and Rajant Receive First Mobile Network Order from New Mexico Rail Runner Express

Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) has signed an agreement with the New Mexico Rail Runner Express (NMRX) to upgrade the wireless network of NMRX’s commuter fleet, in cooperation with Wabtec’s strategic networking technology partner, Rajant Corporation. This order is the first for Wabtec and Rajant since forming their strategic partnership to accelerate wireless technology for the global rail industry.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-and-rajant-receive-first-mobile-network-order-from-new-mexico-rail-runner-express
Wabtec Appoints Eric Gebhardt as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today announced the appointment of Eric Gebhardt to Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, effective September 14. In this role, Gebhardt will lead Wabtec’s global technology and investment strategy, new product development, and global engineering organization.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-appoints-eric-gebhardt-as-executive-vice-president-and-chief-technology-officer
Wabtec Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results; Provides Guidance for 2020

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today reported second quarter 2020 earnings per diluted share of $0.46 and adjusted earnings per diluted share of $0.87, versus earnings per diluted share of $0.54 and adjusted earnings per diluted share of $1.33 a year ago. Wabtec also provided full-year guidance for sales in a range of $7.3 billion to $7.6 billion, adjusted earnings per diluted share to between $3.50 and $3.80 and strong cash conversion of greater than 90 percent.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-reports-second-quarter-2020-results-provides-guidance-for-2020
Wabtec’s Trip Optimizer System Surpasses 500 Million Miles of operation

Wabtec Corporation’s (NYSE: WAB) Trip Optimizer system surpassed a milestone as railroads utilized the energy management system to operate their trains for more than 500 million auto miles. The system greatly reduces emissions and fuel costs for railroads worldwide.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-s-trip-optimizer-system-surpasses-500-million-miles-of-operation
Wabtec to Move to Virtual-Only Format for 2020 Annual Meeting

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today that due to continued public health precautions, including current restrictions on in-person gatherings as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and to support the health and well-being of Wabtec shareholders, employees and the community, the Company's 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (Annual Meeting) has been changed to a virtual-only format via a live audio webcast. There will be no physical location for the Annual Meeting and shareholders will not be able to attend in person. The Annual Meeting will continue be held on May 15, 2020 at 11:30 am Eastern Time.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-to-move-to-virtual-only-format-for-2020-annual-meeting
Wabtec and Tronix3D Partner to Provide PPE for Local Health System

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and Tronix3D are partnering to provide much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for Excela Health, a leading health system provider of advanced medical care in Pennsylvania. The partnership is leveraging additive technology to produce 1,000 face shields for the hospital this week, which are critical for frontline healthcare workers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-and-tronix3d-partner-to-provide-ppe-for-local-health-system
Wabtec to Provide NHL With Electric Drive Systems for New Order in Australia

Wabtec (NYSE: WAB), announced today it will supply Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock Co., Ltd. (NHL), a leading mining truck manufacturer in China, with 28 360-ton premium integrated electric drive systems, to support the company’s 360T mining truck contract with Yancoal in Australia. The systems will help Yancoal’s mining fleet achieve increased productivity and speed on grade performance and help reduce fuel costs and equipment wear.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-to-provide-nhl-with-electric-drive-systems-for-new-order-in-australia
Wabtec to Webcast Its Investor Conference on March 10

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today it is transitioning its scheduled 2020 Investor Conference to a webcast format. The online conference with investors and analysts will take place on Tuesday, March 10 at 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Eastern.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-to-webcast-its-investor-conference-on-march-10
Wabtec Expands Services Capabilities with Acquisition of RELCO Locomotives

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today it has acquired RELCO Locomotives, a long-established player in the locomotive overhaul and maintenance industry. The acquisition expands Wabtec’s freight services capabilities and capacity to support growth in the remanufacturing and repair business.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-expands-services-capabilities-with-acquisition-of-relco-locomotives
Wabtec Wins Drill Motor Deal with Megha Engineering & Infrastructure Limited

Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) and infrastructure company Megha Engineering & Infrastructure Limited (MEIL) announced an agreement for 143 AC drill motors to support an upcoming onshore rig replacement project for India’s state-owned petroleum explorer, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC). The deal will support ONGC in its efforts to replace their aging fleet of onshore drilling rigs.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-wins-drill-motor-deal-with-megha-engineering-infrastructure-limited
Wabtec Reports 3Q Results, Updates Guidance; Affirms 2019 GAAP Cash from Operations Target

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today reported earnings per diluted share of $0.48 and adjusted earnings per diluted share of $1.03 in the 2019 third quarter (see reconciliation table). The company generated GAAP cash from operations of $124 million for the quarter and affirmed its 2019 GAAP cash from operations guidance of about $900 million. Wabtec also updated its full-year guidance for adjusted sales of about $8.2 billion and adjusted earnings per diluted share to between $4.15 to $4.20.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-reports-3q-results-updates-guidance-affirms-2019-gaap-cash-from-operations-target
Wabtec Announces Pricing of Public Offering by Selling Stockholder

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today announced the pricing of an underwritten secondary offering of 20,485,156 shares of Wabtec common stock at a public offering price of $72.50 by General Electric Company (“GE”), as the sole selling stockholder. The offering is expected to close on or about August 9, 2019, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The selling stockholder has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,048,515 shares. Wabtec will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares by the selling stockholder in this offering.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-announces-pricing-of-public-offering-by-selling-stockholder