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April 20, 2016

Knorr-Bremse to modernize high-speed fleet for Swedish State Railways

Swedish State Railways (SJ AB) has commissioned Knorr-Bremse to modernize its X 2000 high-speed trains.

March 29, 2016

Knorr-Bremse posts sales of almost EUR 6 billion and pre-tax earnings of almost EUR 1 billion in 2015

  • Sales up 12% against the previous year at EUR 5.83 billion
  • Pre-tax earnings and net income rise 20% and 15% year-on-year respectively
  • All operational indicators at record levels
  • Total investment of over EUR 2.8 billion since 2010 in expansion of development and production facilities (EUR 1.3 billion) and development of new systems and products (EUR 1.5 billion)
  • Trailblazing Test and Development Center completed in Munich to extend technology leadership

March 21, 2016

Knorr-Bremse receives key award from U.S. commercial vehicle builder Navistar

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, a subsidiary of the Knorr-Bremse Group, has been named a Diamond Supplier by Navistar. The leading U.S. commercial vehicle manufacturer presents this award to its top suppliers in recognition of their advanced technology, high quality, and on-time delivery.

March 17, 2016

Major order for Knorr-Bremse from Brazil: Rail Vehicles Systems division to supply braking systems for 8,500 freight cars

South America’s largest railroad logistics operator RUMO/ALL has put its faith in Knorr-Bremse: Not only is the company to upgrade some 8,500 freight cars for the transportation of sugar cane with new, efficient brake equipment. Knorr-Bremse is also to have exclusive responsibility for maintaining the brakes over the next 15 years.

March 16, 2016

Heinz Hermann Thiele appointed Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG

The departing Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG has named Heinz Hermann Thiele (74) Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Thus, a few days before his 75th birthday, the entrepreneur and proprietor of Knorr-Bremse has been honored for his tireless efforts on the company’s behalf over a period spanning decades.

March 01, 2016

Changes in the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG

Dr. Dieter Wilhelm (62), Executive Board member responsible for the Rail Vehicle Systems division of Knorr-Bremse AG, is to leave the Board on June 30, 2016 on the very best of terms, having reached retirement age. Until further notice his duties will be assumed by Klaus Deller (53) in addition to his role as Chairman of the Executive Board.

February 10, 2016

Knorr-Bremse again certified “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany”

For the third time in succession, in 2016 the Top Employers Institute has certified Knorr-Bremse a “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany”.

February 08, 2016

Knorr-Bremse acquires rail transport activities of brake pad specialist TMD Friction

The Knorr-Bremse Group has acquired the rail transport activities of brake pad specialist TMD Friction. Through this move, Knorr-Bremse is not only strengthening its position as a systems supplier but also adding to its friction materials expertise.

January 21, 2016

Knorr-Bremse boosts sales to €5.8 billion in its anniversary year

  • Sales rise to €5.8 billion in financial 2015 (+12% year-on-year)
  • Incoming orders reach new record level of €5.7 billion
  • Both divisions post double-digit growth

December 22, 2015

The cold truth about Knorr-Bremse: Testing Brakes in Arjeplog

Each November, some of the brightest minds in the automotive world set up tent in the far north of Europe to push the envelope of modern vehicle design during the grueling winter season.

Eva Doppler

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