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United Wagon and Wabtec sign JV agreement

United Wagon Company (UWC) and Wabtec Corporation (USA), a leading global producer of railcar brake systems and related products, have signed a joint venture agreement to introduce the latest technology in heavy haul railway components into the Russian and CIS freight railroading market. The joint venture will develop and produce world class railcar products, including heavy haul railway components. The partners plan to start production in Tikhvin, in Russia's Leningrad region in 2014. The main users of the products will include the Tikhvin Car Building Plant and other railcar manufacturing and railcar repair companies. (ben)



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