WABCO Holdings Inc.

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.wabco-auto.com/

■Address

Chaussee de la Hulpe 166, 1170 Brussels, Belgium

Business Overview

-The Company is a manufacturer of electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical and aerodynamic products for commercial trucks, buses, trailer, and passenger cars.

-The Company develops, manufactures, and sells advanced braking, stability, suspension, transmission control, air compressing, and processing systems.

-Europe is the largest geographic market for the Company, representing 54% of its overall sales in the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016. The truck and bus market is the Company’s largest end-market, accounting for 59% of its total sales in the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.

-In 2014, the Company acquired Tavares NV and Transics International to expand its fleet management solutions to commercial vehicle operators. The Company provides fleet operators with replacement parts as well as fleet management solutions, diagnostic tools, training and other expert services.

Competitors

Shareholders

-Listed on the NY Stock Exchange.

Products

Air Compressors and Air Processing
-Electronic air processing units
-Electrically controlled air dryers
-Single cartridge type air dryers
-Mechanical air processing units
-Air dryer cartridges
-Air system protector cartridges
-Compact air processing units
-Two stage compressors
-Integrated pneumatic clutch compressors

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
-Optimpace - Adaptive economic cruise control 
-OnGuardACTIVE - Rear-end collision mitigation system
-Autonomous emergency braking for moving, decelerating, and stopped vehicles
-OnLane - Lane departure warning system
-TailGUARD - Blind spot detection
-Automatic braking for trailers in loading or unloading mode
-Emergency brake alert for approaching vehicles
-Trailer immobilizer
-OptiTire - Tire monitoring system

Foundation Brakes
-Air disc brakes
-Service brake chambers
-Double diaphragm spring brakes
-Piston-type spring brake actuators
-Pneumatic actuators
-Air-over-hydraulic actuators
-Electronic Braking Systems (EBS)
-Endurance brakes
-Integrated pedal units
-Routers and repeaters
-Automatic slack adjuster

Brake and Stability Controls
-Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
-Rollover Stability Support (RSS)
-mBSP - Modular braking system platform
-ESCsmart - Intelligent electronic stability control system
-EBS-E - Customizable central platform for intelligent control
-OnHand - Electro-pneumatic parking brake
-Air valves for brake control

Actuators
-Double diaphragm spring brake actuators
-Piston type spring brake actuators

Air Suspension 
-Cabin Air Leveling Modules (CALM)
-Chassis leveling valves
-Electronically Controlled Air Suspensions (ECAS)

  • ECU
  • Solenoid valves
  • Remote control units
  • Height sensors
  • Pressure sensors

-OptiRide - Air suspension system
-OptiLevel - Electronically controlled air suspension
-Lift axle control valves
-Air suspensions for cars and LCVs
-Air suspension air supply units for cars

Driveline Controls
-Automated manual transmission systems
-Modular transmission automation systems

Clutch Controls
-Hydraulic clutch controls
-Pneumatic clutch actuators
-Clutch controls

  • Master cylinders
  • Slave cylinders
  • Clutch servos
  • Clutch actuators

Vehicle Electronic Systems
-Vehicle Electronic Architectures (VEA)
-Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
-Modular Door Controls (MTS)
-Central vehicle modules and controllers

Emission Controls
-SCR water control valves

Vacuum Pumps for Cars

Intelligent Trailer Program


Trailer telematics and fleet management solutions
-TrailerGUARD telematic system for trailers
-TX-TrailerGuard next-generation fleet management solution
-Transics fleet management solutions
 
Trailer aerodynamics
-OptiFlow SideWings - Aerodynamic attachment for trailers
-OptiFlow Tail - Aerodynamic attachment for trailers

OptiLock security solutions
-Electronic security solutions
-Conventional security solutions

History

1869 Foundation of Westinghouse Air Brake Company, USA
1884 Establishment of the German company in Hanover
1910 Development of air braking equipment for road vehicles
1922 Opening of the Gronau plant
1945 New start with two product lines: braking equipment and automatic control engineering
1954 Move to new plant; Am Linder Hafen
1981 Start of mass production of WABCO's Antilock Braking System (ABS)
1991 Merger of WABCO and IDEAL Standard in WABCO Standard GmbH
1994 Supply of complete systems down to wheel brake
1995 Opening of its test track at Jeversen
1996 Introduction of the Electronic Braking System for commercial vehicles (EBS)
1998 Introduction of EBS for trailers
Sep. 2012 Acquired Ephicas, based in the Netherlands, a pioneering company in the field of innovative
aerodynamic solutions for commercial vehicles.
Feb. 2014 Acquired all of the outstanding shares of Tavares NV for EUR 111.1 million through WABCO Europe BVBA, a Belgian subsidiary of the Company.
Jul. 2014 Acquired Transics International, a leading provider of fleet management solutions in France.
Apr. 2016 Acquired Laydon Composites Ltd. (LCL), a manufacturer of aerodynamic devices for heavy-duty trucks and trailers.

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