USA: Wabtec Corp has made a minority equity investment in mobile wireless communications technology company Rajant, and will jointly develop and market Rajant’s Kinetic Mesh networking products in the rail market.

‘Rajant understands the underlying communications challenges rail systems are confronted with, and we continue to customise our radio technology and Kinetic Mesh to exceed expectations and network performance in many industrial markets, including rail’, said Rajant co-founder and CEO Robert J Schena on July 31. ‘The partnership between Rajant and Wabtec brings together two world-class industrial leaders that are at the forefront of advancing transportation systems through continuous mobile connectivity.’