VFSC (Vossloh Fastening Systems China), the subsidiary of Vossloh’s Core Components division based in Kunshan, China, has won another tender for high-speed fastening systems worth approximately EUR50 million. The order is divided into two tranches. Vossloh Fastening Systems China will supply the route from Qingdao City to Ji Nan City, a section of the approximately 700-kilometer connection from Qingdao on the east coast to Taiyuan, southwest of Beijing. Speeds of up to 250 km/h are planned for this route. In Ji Nan, the line will be connected to the North-South line from Beijing to Shanghai.
Vossloh has been represented with own production plants in China since 2007 and is one of the largest suppliers of fastening systems for high-speed lines in the country. From 2006 to this day, approximately 19,000 km of railroads with speeds exceeding 200 km/h
have been constructed and put into operation in China. The high-speedrail network in China accounts for more than 50 percent of the high-speed lines currently in operation throughout the world.
Vossloh is a global player in the rail technology markets. The core business is rail infrastructure. In addition, the Group is active in the areas of rolling stock and electric buses. The activities of the Group are divided into the four divisions Core Components, Customized
Modules, Lifecycle Solutions and Transportation. In financial year 2015, Vossloh generated sales of EUR1.2 billion with approximately 4,900 employees.