Wabtec Passenger Transit designs and manufactures a vast array of pneumatic, electronic and mechanical devices such as braking equipment, controllers, current collectors and couplers for the transit industry worldwide. The company is a subsidiary of Wabtec Corporation. Wabtec was formed in 1999 with the merger of Westinghouse Air Brake Company and MotivePower Industries. The company provides products and services to virtually every major intercity passenger transit system in North America. Wabtec Passenger Transit is located in Duncan, S.C.