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November 10, 2020
Double Anniversary – Traktionssysteme Austria Publishes Commemorative History Book
60 years of industrial history at the company‘s site in Brown-Boveri-Str. 1 in Wiener Neudorf and the 20th company anniversary of Traktionssysteme Austria (TSA) are a remarkable success! On the occasion of this year’s double anniversary, the Institute of History of Art, Building Archaeology and Restoration at Vienna’s University of Technology was commissioned in 2017 to compile a corporate history book.


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November 06, 2020
Another Major Investment – New Paint System for TSA in Wiener Neudorf
Traktionssysteme Austria (TSA) invested EUR 750,000 in a new industrial painting system at the company headquarters in Wiener Neudorf in order to modernize the coating process. We put much emphasis on the careful use of resources as well as the shortening of production cycles for our electric motors when we were scouting for the right coating line. With this project, all our investment plans for the year 2020 are now completed as scheduled.

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October 29, 2020
TSA and Exro to Develop Systems for Enhanced Cornrnercial Vehicles
Traktionssysteme Austria and Exro Technologies lnc. have entered a business technology partnership to modernize electric commercial vehicles with more powerful systems. The Canadian technology company Exro has developed a new class of power electronics for electric motors. 

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October 21, 2020
On Course for Success: TSA Wins New Order for Maintenance of Way Vehicles
Traktionssysteme Austria (TSA) has started its business partnership with Hungarian bogie manufacturer Ganz Motors already in 2018 and was now awarded with the first order.

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October 08, 2020
New Eurocity trains ECx by Deutsche Bahn to be equipped with TSA motors
Traktionssysteme Austria (TSA) was awarded to design and deliver motors for 23 Eurocity trains to Deutsche Bahn. The vehicles will be produced by Spanish manufacturer Talgo in Madrid, and the Bilbao-based company Ingeteam Power Technology will supply the entire drive technology. The order comprises 92 units of the TMF 69-44-4 engine type, making the locomotive engines one of the largest TSA has ever developed and produced.
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July 28, 2020
Jerusalem‘s Green Line Tram powered by TSA Motors
Jerusalem Transportation Masterplan Team (JTMT), the public transport agency in Israel‘s capital, has selected CAF to deliver 114 new low-floor Urbos trams which will be equipped with traction motors by TSA from Austria.
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July 20, 2020
Project ‘Lighthouse 3‘ creates new open-space environment
The final big construction phase of the Lighthouse series was successfully completed last week. More than 50 employees of the entire Engineering team moved back into their old, yet completely redesigned office area on the 2nd floor.
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July 16, 2020
Next Stop: Easymobile Station Griesfeld
Just like vehicles in almost 60 countries worldwide, the Badner Bahn is powered by electric motors by Traktionssysteme Austria.
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July 14, 2020
TSA wins an order for maintenance of Trenitalia trains
Traktionssysteme Austria was contracted by Stadler Rail to maintain 254 motors with an order value of EUR 889,000.
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July 06, 2020
One more success! TSA‘s motors to be delivered to Australia again
Once again TSA was awarded to design and deliver 312 traction motors for 19 diesel electric units for New South Wales (NSW) in Australia.
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June 24, 2020
TSA Motors for 43 new Driverless Metros in London
TSA was awarded by CAF Power & Automation in Spain to design and deliver traction motors for 43 new trains for Docklands Light Railway (DLR) which is operated by Transport for London.
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June 22, 2020
New Rotor Assembly Line at TSA
The rotor assembly line for the production of rotating components for our electromechanical drives has been in operation since the beginning of the year in Wiener Neudorf. About 3 years ago we developed a Production Roadmap which contains the future orientation of our production until 2025.
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May 04, 2020
Voith Group and PCS Holding plan takeover of Traktionssysteme Austria
Technology Group Voith and Swiss holding company PCS Holding are planning to acquire a combined 59% of the shares in Traktionssysteme Austria GmbH (TSA) with its headquarters in Wiener Neudorf.
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March 05, 2020
TSA @ whatchado #3
Be happy and love what you do!
We are proud to present sequel #3 of our cooperation with whatchado! Since 2017 we have already produced 15 exclusive interviews with our employees.
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February 07, 2020
TSA Presents New Drive ‘High Torque‘ to be Used in Electric Buses
The main feature of the new generation of electric motors is their high torque which makes it possible to cover a large area of applications.
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November 07, 2019
TSA Company Newsflash - New Silk Road
Currently European companies have three options to ship their goods from Asia: by the ocean-bound route (cheap but slow), via air (faster but considerably more expensive) or by train. Traktionssysteme Austria‘s container was in transit for about 12 days from China to Austria a couple of months ago, which seems to be an ideal alternative as it is faster than the marine transport and cheaper than shipping by air.
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October 25, 2019
Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on tour through Europe
The Railway Technical Tour 2019 (RTT) of the Railway Division of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has taken the participants through the Czech Republic, Switzerland and Austria. A group of 40 engineers visited Traktionssysteme Austria‘s headquarter in Wiener Neudorf where the delegates took part in a tour through the company premises. In a workshop, TSA engineering experts presented current areas of development like high-speed drives, high-temperature insulation systems and permanent-magnet traction drives.
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September 19, 2019
TSA-Team at Vienna Business Run 2019
Traktionssysteme Austria is unstoppable! The minute we announced the registration info for the Vienna Business Run 2019, we already had numerous volunteers on our list.
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June 28, 2019
We know how to party!
We probably chose one of the hottest days of the month to celebrate our annual summer party on June 14, but if you set a motto like ‚Let the sunshine in‘ as we did, this actually really is the perfect weather for this occasion.
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June 27, 2019
TSA to supply traction motors for 87 trams in Oslo
Traktionssysteme Austria hits another strike: Sporveien, the public transport operator in Norway‘s capital, has selected Spain‘s CAF (Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A.) to deliver 87 Urbos trams which will be equipped with 696 traction motors by TSA. The tram network of Oslo, consisting of 6 lines with 99 stops, is one of the main pillars for the city‘s public transport and carries more than 130,000 passengers per day.
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May 27, 2019
256 TSA Motors for 64 new FLIRT Trains to Hanover S-Bahn
Last year, the Swiss manufacturer of railway rolling stock Stadler Rail has won the tender for Hanover´s S-Bahn and will supply 64 new FLIRT vehicles which will enter service in 2021. This contract marks a large-scale order for TSA with a total of 256 traction motors of type FLIRT 4.
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May 24, 2019
TSA‘s Apprenticeship Program & TTC
Like a breath of fresh air – that´s how you can describe our completely revised TSA Company Newsflash! In our latest video with a totally new design, we will take you on a virtual tour through our Technical Training Center (TTC) which was recently opened.
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May 23, 2019
Metro Amsterdam to be equipped with TSA Motors
The public transport operator in Amsterdam GVB has selected the Spanish company CAF, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A., to deliver 30 new vehicles of its new future M7 series. The three-car metro train sets will be equipped with Traktionssysteme Austria‘s sound-optimized next generation traction motors. The energy efficiency of the drives was improved in order to meet the high standards, in particular the requirements regarding the low weight and the smooth maintenance.
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April 24, 2019
Easter Run 2019 in Mödling – Team TSA runs faster than the Easter Bunny
If you were looking for a race to run last weekend, the 6th Raiffeisen Easter Run in Mödling was the best place to be. Our 8 TSA Runners Community members grabbed their team jerseys and running equipment to meet the 800 participants at the starting line. The warm-weather forecast was proved right by pleasant spring temperatures and a bright blue sky.
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April 16, 2019
Procurement Market China
Traktionssysteme Austria is growing and expanding on a worldwide scale. Traction Systems China was registered by the Chinese authorities in April 2019 and can now officially start operations as our Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise.
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April 10, 2019
Optimized Search for Apprentices
Taking on young talent – then vs. now.
Some years ago, it used to be sufficient to post either a note (‘apprentices wanted‘) on the company‘s bulletin board or a poster at the business premises. Today the way to find qualified apprentices is much more complex and demanding.
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February 05, 2019
KRONEHIT Apprenticeship Initiative
Three years ago we already participated in the Apprenticeship Initiative by Kronehit Radio. This year we are back on track with two motivational advertising spots. You can hear us on-air twice a day from February 4th to 24th (frequency 102.9 or 105.8 in Lower Austria / 105.8 in Vienna).
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January 31, 2019
TSA @ whatchado - Be happy and love what you do!
In 2017, we invited whatchado to Wiener Neudorf to shoot interviews with 11 of our employees. The impressive feedback we received for this project motivated us even more, so we inspired 4 additional colleagues to tell their career and job stories.
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