Knorr-Bremse is the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other safety-critical rail and commercial vehicle systems. Every day, most people around the world travel on trains, trucks or buses that use its products, the most important safety features of a vehicle. This is the trust that customers have in its products, service and reliability.
Knorr-Bremse’s core mission is to create the best possible solutions that make mobility safe, sustainable and environmentally friendly. Its products make a decisive contribution to greater safety and energy efficiency on rail tracks and roads across the globe.
For 116 years, the company has been the industry innovator, driving innovation in mobility and transportation technologies with an edge in connected system solutions. Product innovation is essential and gives Knorr-Bremse a point of difference in the marketplace. It monitors the industry very closely and continuously develops new innovations to make customers’ products safer and more efficient.
Through strong investments, Knorr-Bremse has developed its strong market position and leadership in innovation and technology. The focus for investments is on future-oriented research and development projects. Developments in the rail division focus on solutions for automated train operation, including the development of Intelligent Air Supply, Reproducible Braking Distance and Digital Automatic Coupling. It also includes enhancements of digital services such as Condition Based Maintenance and Threat Detection Systems for improved life-cycle management for rail vehicles, higher availability, higher security and reduced environmental impact. Clean Air technologies and solutions are specially developed for air purification and filtration to sustain health and customer comfort. Knorr-Bremse is one of Germany’s most successful industrial companies and profits from the key global megatrends: urbanisation, sustainability, digitalisation and mobility.
With highly innovative and sustainable system solutions, it focuses activities on adding value for the customer and offers best-in-class solutions for the entire life cycle. It demonstrates responsibility along the entire value chain and, through global expertise and local service supports, it forms strong and long-term partnerships with customers based on shared success. Together, we will make a real difference for society and the environment.