Making mobility safe and efficient – Knorr-Bremse’s daily mission.

Our aim is to make a decisive contribution to the safety of mankind on rail and road.

Knorr-Bremse based in Munich is the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other safety-critical rail and commercial vehicle systems. For more than 110 years now the company has pioneered the development, production, marketing and servicing of state-of-the-art braking systems. In 2017, Knorr-Bremse reported sales of EUR 6.15 billion (IFRS) and employed some 28,000 people worldwide.

The Rail Vehicle Systems division of this long-established company equips mass transit vehicles such as metro cars and light rail vehicles, as well as freight trains, locomotives, mainline passenger trains and high-speed trains with highly advanced products. Along with braking systems these include intelligent entrance systems, HVAC systems, auxiliary power supply systems, control components and windscreen wiper systems, platform screen doors, friction material, driver assistance systems, electrical traction equipment, and control technology.

The Commercial Vehicle Systems division offers its customers braking systems for trucks, buses, trailers and agricultural machinery. In the chassis systems sector, Knorr-Bremse is a leading player in electronic controls and driver assistance systems as well as in air supply systems. Other product fields include steering systems, powertrain-related systems and torsional vibration dampers for diesel engines.

With all of its products Knorr-Bremse makes a decisive contribution to safety on road and rail around the world.

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