About Us

Cardwell Westinghouse, located in Chicago, Illinois, designs and manufactures Mark-series draft gears, truck-mounted brake assemblies TMX® and UBX™, SAC-1™ spherical articulated connectors, self-adjusting slack adjusters, constant contact side bearings, as well as Universal-brand lever-type and wheel-type freight car handbrakes, for the rail industry. Today, excellence is more than just a long tradition of quality.  Cardwell Westinghouse is time tested and proven to be a committed supplier to the railroad industry through a sustained reputation for safety, quality, reliability and performance.
Mission Statement: The mission of Cardwell Westinghouse is to be the freight car brake, truck systems and end-of-car energy transformation systems leader globally, by striving for perfection in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Performance.