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About Sumitomo Corporation of America: Prime Contractor

Established in the U.S. in 1952, Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation (SC). Headquartered in New York City, it is an integrated global trading firm with 10 offices nationwide and over 80 subsidiary and affiliate companies. SCOA has more than 25 years experience delivering transit systems in the U.S. In addition to Automated People Mover (APM) systems they have installed in airports in Atlanta, Washington-Dulles and Miami, SCOA has developed, managed and delivered transit systems for Chicago’s METRA, the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District, the Maryland Mass Transit Administration, California’s CALTRANS Peninsula Joint Powers Board, the Los Angeles County MTA, the New York City Transit Authority and the Virginia Railway Express.

About Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc.: Systems Integrator

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI). MHI was founded in 1870 and offers 40 years of experience in the design, construction, testing and commissioning of Automated Transit systems. MHIA is a global leader in delivering proven transportation solutions, with several decades of experience successfully supplying a broad range of advanced transportation systems for urban (intra- and inter-city) and airport applications including in Atlanta, Washington-Dulles and Miami. MHI’s transportation systems have already safely and effectively transported hundreds of millions of passengers worldwide.

About CAF USA: Supplier of Vehicles

CAF USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A. (CAF), an international rail equipment manufacturer based in Beasain, Spain. Founded in 1860, CAF has extensive experience designing and manufacturing all types of rail vehicles including light rail, rapid transit trains, railroad cars and locomotives. CAF has supplied railway equipment to major urban transit operators in the United States, Europe, South America, East Asia, India and North Africa. CAF USA's clients include the Washington Metro Transit Authority (Washington, D.C.), the Port Authority of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh, PA), and Sacramento Regional Transit (Sacramento, CA).

About Thales Transport & Security, Inc.: Supplier of Automatic Train Control Systems

Thales Transport & Security, Inc. is a unit of Thales USA, and belongs to the Thales business line that has been providing the world’s leading Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) solution for the better part of 30 years. As the pioneering innovator of the moving block concept as well as the transmission-based train control technique, Thales has implemented CBTC systems in over 20 cities around the globe. The company has customized its CBTC technology to more than a dozen different types of passenger carrying vehicles, making the Thales CBTC solution the most revenue proven and application-diverse technology in the world. Thales is also a leading supplier of transport communications, SCADA, fare collection, and operations security applications.

About Wasa Electrical Services, Inc.: Supplier of Electrical Services

Founded in 1949 and incorporated in 1959, Wasa Electrical Services, Inc. is Hawaii's largest full-service electrical contracting company. Wasa Electrical Services specializes in the installation of high voltage systems including power station, substation, and overhead and underground distribution systems. The company also specializes in the installation of industrial, residential and commercial work including hospitals, hotels, airports, schools, roads, factories and refineries, as well as high-rise multi-family and office buildings. With nearly 300 field personnel, including electricians, equipment operators, masons and carpenters, and 50 office staff including engineers, accountants, warehousemen, CDI, drivers and clerks, Wasa Electrical Services is equipped to handle even the most demanding electrical design.


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