UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):  June 1, 2021 (May 27, 2021)

WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

Delaware
(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

033-90866
25-1615902
(Commission File No.)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
   
30 Isabella Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
15212
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)

(412) 825-1000
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:

Title of Each Class
 
Trading
Symbol
 
Name of Each Exchange
on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01
 
WAB
 
New York Stock Exchange

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Item 8.01.
Other Events.

In connection with its public offering (the “Offering”) of €500.0 million aggregate principal amount of its 1.25% Senior Notes due 2027 (the “Notes”), Wabtec Transportation Netherlands B.V. (the “Issuer”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (“Wabtec”), and Wabtec entered into an underwriting agreement, dated May 27, 2021 (the “Underwriting Agreement”), with BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and HSBC Continental Europe, as representatives of the several underwriters. The Underwriting Agreement includes the terms and conditions of the offer and sale of the Notes, indemnification and contribution obligations and other terms and conditions customary in agreements of this type. The foregoing disclosure is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Underwriting Agreement, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

The Offering is being conducted pursuant to the Issuer’s and Wabtec’s shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-256296), which became effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 19, 2021.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No.
 
Description
     
 
Underwriting Agreement, dated May 27, 2021, among Wabtec Transportation Netherlands B.V, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation, and BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and HSBC Continental Europe, as representatives of the several underwriters.
     
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Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 
WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE
TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
     
 
By:
/s/ Patrick D. Dugan
     
   
Patrick D. Dugan
   
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Date: June 1, 2021