Wasaukee, WI (PRWEB) November 17, 2014
SWC announces a new component supply contract with Siemens Mobility to supply interior components for the Calgary IX rail car program. The program will supply Siemens’ Sacramento, CA manufacturing plant with 60 car sets of fiber reinforced (FRP) Interior Wall components for the Calgary Transit, in Calgary, Alberta over the next four years. The components will be manufactured in Sintex Wausaukee’s recently opened FRP cell in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Engineering and quality control as well as product logistics will be directed by the Sintex Wausaukee’s Special Projects Vehicle (SPV) team in Wisconsin.
SWC CEO Edward Trueman commented; “The award of this program offers tangible evidence that our global approach to supplying parts to our customers will provide significant value for SWC and our OEM customers. Through coordination with our global partners, SWC can deliver competitively priced components anywhere our OEM customers require. We look forward to working with Siemens on this and future programs for engineered composite solutions for mass transit.”
Sintex-Wausaukee Composites (SWC) is a leading manufacturer of technology engineered fiber reinforced composite components for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) in Industrial, Agricultural, Transportation, Wind-Energy, Medical imaging, Commercial-Furnishings, Therapeutic-Systems, Recreation, and Corrosion-Resistant Materials.
SWC is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company offering Six-Sigma design, tooling, prototype development, product manufacture, and value-added secondary assembly and services. SWC has manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin and Michigan.
More About Siemens’ Rail, Transit & Mobility Portfolio: Siemens designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches and high-speed train sets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as Washington D.C., New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Denver, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, Houston, Portland, Sacramento, San Diego, St. Louis, Atlanta and Charlotte. Cities also rely on Siemens to provide traction-power substations and electricity transmission, as well as signaling and control technology for passenger rail and transit systems. Siemens has transportation manufacturing hubs in: Sacramento, CA; Louisville, KY; Marion, KY; Pittsburgh, PA.
Contact: Bill Hunnicutt, VP International Business Development (715) 856-6321, bhunnicutt(at)wauscomp(dot)com Sintex Wausaukee Composites, http://www.wauscomp.com