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New York Air Brake acquires Anchor Brake Shoe Co

09 Dec 2008

KNORR-BREMSE: Anchor Brake Shoe Company, a US manufacturer of high and low friction composition brake shoes and tread conditioning shoes for locomotive and freight wagons, has been acquired by New York Air Brake Corp, part of the Knorr-bremse Group. Anchor Brake Shoe was previously part of Standard Car Truck.

'The addition of brake shoes to our product line will allow us to provide a more comprehensive service to our North American customers while the global network of the Knorr-Bremse Group will help Anchor penetrate new markets', said NYAB President J Paul Morgan.