Ansaldo STS is leader in the field of railway and urban transport technology. The company operates through two business units, Transportation Solutions and Signalling, to design, produce and manage rail and signalling systems. Ansaldo STS, listed on the Milan stock exchange, acts as both main contractor and systems integrator, providing turnkey solutions in major projects worldwide.
In the United States, Ansaldo STS has a long history of pioneering innovations, which began in 1881 when Union Switch & Signal (now Ansaldo STS) was founded by George Westinghouse. Ansaldo STS products and control systems are in operation with every Class I railroad in North America, and with numerous rail transit operators in North America and around the world. Ansaldo STS can act as a turnkey transportation solution provider for metros and high speed lines or provide a wide array of products, including MicroLok® II wayside control systems, VitalNet™ PTC solutions, M-Style switch machines, solid state relays, track circuits, gate mechanisms, MicroCab® cab signaling systems and various carborne and signaling systems. Ansaldo STS is also a leading provider of dispatching and operation control centers and has regional service locations to accommodate maintenance and repair needs. These advancements in technology have created a new generation of products for the rail industry, from advanced electromechanical and microprocessor based hardware, to complex, software intensive command and control systems.
Ansaldo STS has a North American headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, with manufacturing in Batesburg, SC and support sales and service offices located throughout North America.
With more than 4,300 employees in 28 countries, Ansaldo STS incorporates the know-how, excellence and technological expertise of leading companies that have operated on international markets, such as Ansaldo Trasporti Sistemi Ferroviari (Italy), Ansaldo Segnalamento Ferroviario (Italy), Union Switch & Signal (USA) and CSEE Transport (France).
In 2010, the Company reported revenues of EUR 1,284 M, EBITDA of EUR 137 M and consolidated net profit of EUR 95 M.
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