Mastering Supplier Quality to Drive Down Quality Costs

Wabtec, formerly GE Transportation, manufactures equipment for the railroad, marine, mining, drilling and energy generation industries and is the largest producer of diesel-electric locomotives for both freight and passenger applications in North America. In 2010, Wabtec began to experience product failures in their locomotives that made it out to customers in the field. The failures were chronic and were costing GE upwards of $100 million per year.
Download this case study to learn:
  • How Wabtec implemented ETQ Reliance enterprise-wide, achieving global harmonization
  • The modular approach that allowed the company to configure tailored processes
  • How Wabtec cut its cost of quality by roughly 35%, saving tens of millions of dollars