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May 08, 2015

Commercial vehicle joint venture in China goes into operation

The joint venture between Knorr-Bremse and Dongfeng Motor Group Co. Ltd. has got off to a perfect start with its grand opening. The partnership represents a strategic milestone for Knorr-Bremse to strengthen its profile in the Chinese commercial vehicle market.

March 24, 2015

Knorr-Bremse remains on the road to success

  • Net income €560 million in 2014
  • Sales revenues up 21% at €5.20 billion
  • Rail division sales in China exceed €1 billion
  • Strategic expansion into train control management technology
  • Strengthening commercial vehicle division in China: joint venture with Dongfeng
  • Over €1 billion invested in sites and production facilities since 2010

February 10, 2015
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Knorr-Bremse again named “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany”

Knorr-Bremse has been named “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany 2015”. This is the second consecutive year in which the Top Employers Institute has honored the company’s strong appeal to engineers with this accolade.

January 12, 2015
Picture 1: Klaus Deller, Chairman of the Executive Board:

Sales soar to €5.2 billion as Knorr-Bremse launches into 110th year

  • Sales 21% up at best-ever €5.2 billion as both divisions return strong growth
  • Incoming orders at record level of €5.5 billion, 18% ahead of prior year
  • Exponential rise in earnings anticipated

January 08, 2015

Knorr-Bremse acquires train control management specialist Selectron Systems AG

Knorr-Bremse has signed an agreement governing the acquisition of Selectron Systems AG of Lyss, Switzerland, on December 19, 2014. Through this acquisition, Knorr-Bremse is expanding its portfolio to include components and solutions for the automation of rail vehicles. Completion of the takeover remains subject to approval by the anti-trust authorities.

November 10, 2014

Changes in the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG

At the meeting of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG on November 7, 2014, the following changes in the Executive Board were agreed:

October 17, 2014
Looking forward to continuing successful collaboration (from left): Domingo Mendieta, Member of the Board Knorr-Bremse Asia-Pacific, Zhang Zaizhong, Chairman of the Board of Directors, CSR Sifang, and Sun Jiangfan, General Manager, LCRI. © Knorr-Bremse AG

Knorr-Bremse boosts its high-speed business in China

Knorr-Bremse is to equip an additional 100 Chinese high-speed trains with bogie equipment. The signing ceremony for the agreement between Knorr-Bremse and vehicle manufacturer CSR Sifang was staged at InnoTrans 2014.

October 14, 2014
AAE – Ahaus Alstätter Eisenbahn Cargo AG and Knorr-Bremse conclude service partner-ship: Martin Koch, Head of Supply Chain Management AAE-Ahaus Alstätter Cargo AG, Dr. Christof B. Selden, COO of AAE-Ahaus Alstätter Eisenbahn Holding AG, Rolf Härdi, Member of the Execu-tive Board of Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Schienenfahrzeuge GmbH and Frank Junghans, Head of RailServices Deutschland, Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Schienenfahrzeuge GmbH (from left). © Knorr-Bremse AG

Freight railcar leasing specialist AAE and Knorr-Bremse agree on service partnership

To ensure secure supplies of replacement parts and bring about a further reduction in maintenance downtimes, AAE AG, Europe’s leading specialist leasing company for standard freight railcars, is banking on the comprehensive expertise of Knorr-Bremse. Applying a pioneering concept, RailServices (the specialist service provider for the rail sector within the Knorr-Bremse Group) is to optimize supplies of remanu-factured valves to AAE.

September 29, 2014
At the IAA Commercial Vehicles show, Knorr-Bremse and TIP Trailer Services were presented with the Trailer Innovation Award 2015 in the Smart Trailer category. © Knorr-Bremse AG

Knorr-Bremse’s trailer remote control system impresses in the Trailer Innovation 2015 competition

At the IAA Commercial Vehicles show, Knorr-Bremse and TIP Trailer Services were presented with the Trailer Innovation Award 2015 in the Smart Trailer category.

September 26, 2014
The new ST7 disc brake for trailers is currently the lightest two-piston brake for 22.5-inch wheels on the market. © Knorr-Bremse AG

Perfectly coordinated wheelends with disc brakes from Knorr-Bremse

With over 27 million disc brakes manufactured, Knorr-Bremse sets the standards in terms of function and quality. With the recently launched ST7 trailer brake and with the next generation of heavy-duty disc brakes at the development stage, Knorr-Bremse is set to extend its market leadership.

Eva Seifert
Vice President Corporate Communications

Phone: +49 89 3547 1402
Fax: +49 89 3547 1403

Marc-Boris Rode
Corporate Communications

Phone: +49 89 3547 1498
Fax: +49 89 3547 1403

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