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March 20, 2018

Knorr-Bremse ideally placed for further growth after record figures in 2017

Knorr-Bremse, the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems and additional sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles, can look back on a record year.

March 16, 2018

Enabling that start-up spirit: Knorr-Bremse joins with TechFounders to drive forward the ideas of young entrepreneurs

Knorr-Bremse is taking part in the TechFounders accelerator program at UnternehmerTUM, the Center for Innovation and Business Creation at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), which supports fledgling start-ups. Together with other leading German technology corporations, Knorr-Bremse utilizes this start-up promotion program to develop new business ideas and technologies.

March 13, 2018

Knorr-Bremse reaches agreement with employee representatives up to 2020

Knorr-Bremse and the employee representatives have negotiated an attractive agreement for the approximately 4,500 employees at almost all Group companies in Germany that are not covered by a collective agreement. The deal combines a financial component – comprising 10% more pay over the next three years – with flexible working time arrangements that take both employees’ interests and operational requirements into account.
The agreement ensures that Knorr-Bremse’s employees will share in the Company’s success.

March 09, 2018

GT Emissions Systems on course for multi-million production milestone

GT Emissions Systems, part of the Knorr-Bremse Group-owned GT Group, is on course for a major production milestone that will see more than three million of its exhaust valve systems in operation around the world.

March 06, 2018

Esslingen, Rimini and Dayton/Ohio operate Kiepe Electric bus systems with In Motion Charging

Systems specialist Kiepe Electric grows its market share in zero-emission drive systems. Mass transit authorities in Esslingen, Rimini and Dayton place orders for additional electric bus projects.

February 26, 2018

Rheinbahn Düsseldorf: optimized processes thanks to iCOM

A pilot project being launched by Knorr-Bremse and Düsseldorfer Rheinbahn using the digital platform iCOM promises better maintenance efficiency, shorter downtimes and reduced costs. iCOM functions as a central data hub, monitoring the status of rail vehicles and helping operators to introduce proactive and more cost-effective predictive maintenance systems.

February 19, 2018

City of Bielefeld opts for 24 more Vamos LRVs with electrical systems from Kiepe Electric

Bielefeld utilities subsidiary moBiel has ordered 24 Vamos GTZ8-B high-floor light rail vehicles from the consortium of Kiepe Electric and Leipzig-based vehicle manufacturer Heiterblick.

February 14, 2018

Knorr-Bremse: Railway signalling systems from Zelisko for greater safety along the tracks and at level crossings

When the paths of trains and road vehicles converge at level crossings, the potential hazards are substantial. Reducing this level of risk has long been a prime concern of Dr. techn. Josef Zelisko GmbH, a company founded in Mödling, Austria in 1918. Part of the Knorr-Bremse Group since 1988, Zelisko has been manufacturing signalling systems for railways for the past 60 years and more.

February 12, 2018

Knorr-Bremse Signs Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement with FAW Jiefang Automotive Company

Knorr-Bremse, a leading systems supplier for the commercial vehicles industry, has signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with FAW Jiefang Automotive Company, a leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles in China. This marks the beginning of a new stage of closer cooperation in multiple areas.

February 07, 2018

Knorr-Bremse posts record sales of EUR 6.24 bn in fiscal 2017

  • Sales up 13.7% at EUR 6.24 bn (2016: EUR 5.49 bn)

  • FX-adjusted, both divisions – Rail Vehicle Systems and Commercial Vehicle Systems – deliver record revenues

  • Revenues Rail Vehicle Systems division: EUR 3.33 bn
    (2016: EUR 2.99 bn)

  • Revenues Commercial Vehicle Systems division: EUR 2.93 bn (2016: EUR 2.52 bn)
  • Incoming orders outpace sales, up 16.4% at EUR 6.66 bn (2016: EUR 5.72 bn)

  • EBITDA for 2017 totaled EUR 1.06 bn (2016: EUR 1.01 bn), despite extraordinary expenses

Eva Doppler

Tel: +49 89 3547 1498
Fax: +49 89 4444 54193

Knorr-Bremse AG
Moosacher Straße 80
80809 Munich


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