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GE/Wabtec Drama

GE sells BioPharma life sciences unit; merges transpo with Wabtec General Electric is showing resilience yet again. The iconic company made serious noise with the assets sale of BioPharma, its life sciences unit, to Danaher for $21.4 billion on Monday, and then inked a merger of its transportation sector with Wabtec on Tuesday. Equally moving […]

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Obituary: Bill Swiger

Swiger Coil founder and industry fixture passes away William E. Swiger, Sr., founder of Swiger Coil Systems, Inc., passed away this week at the age of 92. Mr. Swiger, known as Bill, was the formative mind behind Swiger Coil, the Cleveland-based coil manufacturer now owned by Wabtec. Swiger—the company—has enriched the pages of Electrical Apparatus, […]

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On The Rails

GE and Wabtec combine forces on transportation Wabtec Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with GE Transportation, a unit of General Electric. The combination will make Wabtec a Fortune 500, global transportation leader in rail equipment, software and services, with operations in more than 50 countries. Under the agreement, which has been […]

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