Vossloh wins long-term framework contract for the supply of tram turnouts
Vossloh, a world market leader in turnouts and crossings, has been awarded an important framework contract to supply tram turnouts. The subsidiary Vossloh Cogifer KIHN SA will cover all the needs for turnout and spares of the Brussels intercommunal transport company STIB (Société des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles) over the next ten years. Deliveries are scheduled to start in the first half of 2021. The value of the contract amounts to nearly €40 million.
"By winning the framework contract, we successfully continue our long-standing business relationship with STIB. We have been equipping the Brussels public transport network with tram turnouts for over 35 years and are honored by the renewed trust of our customer for the next decade," explains Jan Furnivall, member of the Executive Board of Vossloh AG. "The satisfaction of our customers is always our top priority. With our technologically leading products and solutions, we reliably support available and, above all, sustainable mobility."
Vossloh Cogifer Kihn is part of the Customized Modules division within the Vossloh Group. The company, based in Rumelange, Luxembourg, employs around 160 people locally and specialises in the development and manufacturing of turnout systems.
Vossloh is a globally active technology group dedicated for over 135 years to quality, safety, reliability, innovation and customer orientation. Vossloh’s comprehensive range of rail track-related products and services make the company a leader in the global market in this area. Vossloh provides a uniquely wide range of products and services: rail fastening systems, concrete ties, switch systems and crossings as well as innovative and increasingly digital-based services for the entire lifecycle of rails and turnouts. Vossloh uses its extensive understanding of rail infrastructure to meet the key customer need of track availability.
Vossloh products are in use in more than 85 countries. With roughly 80 Group companies in around 30 countries and over 35 production sites, Vossloh is a global company with a local presence. Vossloh is committed to sustainable corporate management and climate protection and makes an important contribution to sustainable mobility of passengers and goods with its products and services.
The Group activities are organized into the three divisions of Core Components, Customized Modules and Lifecycle Solutions. In the 2020 fiscal year, Vossloh achieved sales of about €870 million with approximately 3,500 employees.