Profile: WABCO Holdings Inc (WBC.N)
24 Feb 2017
WABCO Holdings Inc., incorporated on February 20, 2007, is a supplier of electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical and aerodynamic products for various manufacturers. The Company engineers, develops, manufactures and sells integrated systems controlling braking, stability, suspension, transmission automation, as well transmission automation and air management systems for commercial vehicles. The Company sells its products to truck and bus original equipment manufacturers (OEMs); commercial vehicle aftermarket distributors for replacement parts and services and commercial vehicle fleet operators for management solutions and service; trailer OEMs, and car manufacturers. For passenger cars, including sports utility vehicles (SUVs), the Company supplies products for niche applications. The Company offers its products in Europe, North America, South America, Asia and other.
The Company's products include anti-lock braking systems (ABS), electronic braking systems (EBS), electronic stability control (ESC), brake controls, automated manual transmission systems, air disc brakes, and a range of conventional mechanical products, such as actuators, air compressors and air control valves for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses and trailers. In addition, the Company supplies commercial vehicle aftermarket distributors and service partners, as well as fleet operators with replacement parts, fleet management solutions, diagnostic tools, training and other services. It supplies electronic suspension controls and vacuum pumps to the passenger car and SUV markets in Europe, North America and Asia. It also provides remanufacturing services. The Company offers OnGuardACTIVE advanced emergency braking systems (AEBS) for trucks and buses, which detects moving, stopping and stationary vehicles ahead and alerts the driver through acoustic, visual and haptic signals. The Company offers hydraulic ABS integrated with ESCsmart electronic stability control. It offers TX-TRAILERGUARD fleet management solution, which helps fleet operators to manage vehicle safety and efficiency.
The Company's actuators convert energy stored in compressed air into mechanical force applied to foundation brake to slow or stop commercial vehicles. Its air compressor and air processing/air management system provides compressed, dried air for braking, suspension and other pneumatic systems on trucks, buses and trailers. Its foundation brakes transmit braking force to slow, stop or hold vehicles. Its ABS prevents wheel locking during braking to ensure steerability and stability. The Company offers conventional braking systems for control of braking systems in commercial vehicles. Its EBS provides electronic controls of braking systems for commercial vehicles. The Company's electronic and conventional air suspension systems provides level and pressure control of air springs in trucks, buses, trailers and cars. Its transmission automation automates transmission gear shifting for trucks and buses, including clutch operation. Its vehicle ESC and roll stability support (RSS) helps in managing driving stability. The Company's advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) promote driver safety through lane departure warnings, collision mitigation and emergency braking systems. Its fleet management systems (FMS) manage vehicle safety for fleet managers through real-time online commercial vehicle telematics and communications.
The Company competes with Knorr-Bremse, Haldex, Bosch and Continental.
WABCO Holdings Inc
2770 Research Dr
ROCHESTER HILLS MI 48309-3511