Knorr-Bremse Group

More than a billion people worldwide rely daily on Knorr-Bremse systems.

Knorr-Bremse is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles. As a technology pioneer, for over 100 years Knorr-Bremse has been a driving force in the development, production and sale of modern braking systems for a variety of applications in the area of rail and commercial vehicles.

Knorr-Bremse thus contributes significantly to safety on the road and on railways. In the rail vehicle systems sector, the product portfolio also includes intelligent door systems, control components, air conditioning systems and windscreen wiper systems, as well as platform screen doors. Knorr-Bremse also offers driving simulators and e-learning systems for optimum train crew training. In the commercial vehicle systems sector, the product range includes complete braking systems with driver assistance systems, as well as torsional vibration dampers, powertrain-related solutions and transmission control systems for enhanced energy efficiency and fuel economy.

With over 20.000 employees worldwide, the company earned sales in 2013 of EUR 4.3 billion. The success of the company is grounded in the synergy of its two divisions, rail vehicle and commercial vehicle systems, the group’s global perspective as well as the innovative power and performance readiness of our staff. Knorr-Bremse will thus continue to be a leader in shaping progress in rail and commercial vehicle technology.

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