Systems integrator and project manager, lead designer, and operations and maintenance manager.
Ansaldo STS is a leading technology company operating in the global railway and mass transit systems business. Ansaldo STS provides traffic management, planning, train control and signaling systems, and associated services including management of rail operations and maintenance. We act as lead contractor, project manager, and system integrator for major mass transit projects worldwide. As lead contractor, Ansaldo STS provides end to end solutions for timely, successful, and on-budget turnkey projects of any size or complexity. Ansaldo STS, headquartered in Genoa, Italy, employs more than 4,200 people in 28 different countries. Ansaldo STS operations in the United States, based in Pittsburgh, PA, employ more than 900 people. Ansaldo STS USA, formerly known as Union Switch & Signal Inc., will design and manufacture the driverless train control system based upon proven technology in daily revenue service throughout the world.
Ansaldo STS Business Lines include:
- Mass Transit and Light Rail. Ansaldo STS built the world’s first steel wheel driverless CENELEC-certified metro in Copenhagen. Rome, Milan, Thessaloniki, Brescia and other cities have recently acquired similar driverless rail transit systems from Ansaldo.
- Planning, Supervision, and Traffic Control. Ansaldo STS develops industry-leading solutions to supervise and optimize complex rail infrastructures. We excel at managing traffic in and out of the most demanding rail networks.
- High Speed. Ansaldo STS has successfully deployed its signaling systems on more than 50% of all high speed lines worldwide.
- Freight. Ansaldo STS provides full-service capabilities to large railway networks.
- Components. Ansaldo STS is well known as the supplier of choice for the most advanced and reliable signaling and train control components available today.
- Operations and Maintenance. Ansaldo STS operates 24/7 transportation systems and provides complete maintenance services to ensure around-the-clock availability.
Designer and manufacturer of passenger vehicles.
AnsaldoBreda contributes more than one hundred years of experience in the design and manufacture of rail passenger vehicles. AnsaldoBreda today is a world leader with an extensive customer base both in the United States and worldwide including Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Atlanta, Cleveland, San Francisco, Boston, Copenhagen, Madrid, Ankara, Lille, Manchester, Rome, Naples, Milan, Florence, Athens, and many others. Using its production facility in Pittsburg, California, AnsaldoBreda maintains a complete passenger vehicle final assembly facility for U.S. projects.
Both Ansaldo STS and AnsaldoBreda are part of Finmeccanica, a publicly traded Italian corporation based in Rome. Finmeccanica employs more than 73,000 people worldwide and posted 2009 revenue of USD $24.5 billion.
Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector, with approximately 87,000 employees worldwide, offers sustainable technologies for metropolitan areas and their infrastructures. Its offerings include integrated mobility solutions, building and security technology, power distribution, Smart Grid applications, and low- and medium-voltage products.
For the Ansaldo Honolulu JV project, Siemens will supply 14 traction power DC rectifier substations at 750 volts and two tie breaker gap substations, as well as the emergency stop equipment at the metro depot and all stops on the line. The Siemens Rail Electrification portfolio includes products, systems and solutions in the areas of traction power supply, contact lines and network control technology for mass transit and mainline rail systems as well as for industrial applications. For more information about Siemens rail electrification solutions, visit www.usa.siemens.com/railelectrification.
The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments around the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leading innovator in the field of networking and communications technology, products and services. The company is home to Bell Labs, one of the world's foremost research centers, responsible for breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry.
As the telecom subsystems integrator of choice, Alcatel-Lucent helps urban and main line rail operators make every journey on-time, safe and reliable. Whether the need is to enhance, renew or build a communication network, Alcatel-Lucent is the ideal partner. With an unrivalled breadth of product and service portfolio and more than 30 years of experience in transportation systems integration, Alcatel-Lucent has proven expertise in designing, deploying, maintaining and operating mission-critical networks. These networks support operational systems such as train control and signalling, ground-to-train communications, and video protection, to name just a few.
For the Ansaldo Honolulu JV project, Alcatel-Lucent will supply an integrated communications system consisting of LAN backbone, IP telephony, Integrated Communication Control System, fiber optic cabling, video surveillance, passenger information system, on-board communications system and Maintenance Management Information System (MMIS) for asset management. Alcatel-Lucent will follow the entire communications system project lifecycle: design, integration, test and commissioning.
To learn more about Alcatel-Lucent Dynamic Communication Solutions for Railways, please visit: www.alcatel-lucent.com/railways.
Johnson Controls delivers products, services and solutions that increase energy efficiency and lower operating costs in buildings for more than one million customers. Operating from 500 branch offices in more than 150 countries, the company is a leading provider of equipment, controls and services for heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, refrigeration and security systems. Johnson Controls is involved in more than 500 renewable energy projects including solar, wind and geothermal technologies. Its solutions have reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 16 million metric tons and generated savings of $7.5 billion since 2000. Many of the world's largest companies rely on Johnson Controls to manage 1.5 billion square feet of their commercial real estate.
For the Ansaldo Honolulu JV project, Johnson Controls will supply an integrated fire alarm system consisting of Johnson Controls IFC2-3030 panels. The IFC2-3030 supports up to 3,180 intelligent, addressable devices and one to ten Signaling Line Circuits (SLC) with up to 159 detectors and 159 modules per loop. The voice and telephone features eight channels of high quality digital audio used for emergency paging and simultaneous broadcasting of multiple messages; standard or customizable audio files; five channels of firefighter telephone; 50 or 75 watt amplifiers with four outputs per amplifier. For additional information about Johnson Controls security and fire alarm products please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/security.