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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.

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 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

February 01, 2018

Knorr-Bremse AG certified as “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany” in 2018

For the fifth time in succession, in 2018 Knorr-Bremse has been certified as “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany” in recognition of the exceptional conditions it offers its employees.

January 18, 2018

Knorr-Bremse Nordic Rail Services is to sell its Swedtrac business in Sweden to Stadler

Knorr-Bremse Nordic Rail Services AB, a subsidiary of Knorr-Bremse, is to sell its Swedtrac service business to Stadler Service Sweden AB, a subsidiary of Stadler. The two companies have signed an agreement to this effect. The transaction is ex-pected to close at the end of Q1 2018.

May 10, 2017

Knorr-Bremse PowerTech successful in the UK

Knorr-Bremse PowerTech has kept the UK moving for 25 years: with first-class energy supply systems for LRVs and trams in Sheffield, Blackpool, Nottingham and London as well as in several regional and long distance trains throughout the United Kingdom. To date, the company has shipped over 1,000 converters.

April 19, 2017

Converters for all grid conditions – presented by Knorr-Bremse PowerTech at Hannover Messe 2017

“Converting Energy into Efficiency” is Knorr-Bremse PowerTech’s motto at Hannover Messe (April 24-28, 2017). Innovative converters provide everything that customers in the industrial and energy sectors require from intelligent energy management. Knorr-Bremse PowerTech looks forward to welcoming visitors to the joint stand of the States of Berlin and Brandenburg (hall 13, stand 20).

February 21, 2017

A reliable partner for the energy storage sector: Knorr-Bremse PowerTech introduces itself at Energy Storage Europe 2017

In the era of the energy transition, the significance of reliable power converters for energy production and storage is growing. Knorr-Bremse PowerTech is pleased to welcome visitors at Energy Storage Europe in Düsseldorf from March 14-16, 2017 in hall 8B to stand E30 – the group stand of the German Energy Storage Association (BVES).

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