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

The Knorr-Bremse Group based in Munich is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles. For more than 110 years now the company has pioneered the development, production, marketing and servicing of state-of-the-art braking systems. In 2014, Knorr-Bremse reported sales of €5.2 billion and employed more than 23,000 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, and control technology. In addition, Knorr-Bremse offers driving simulators and e-learning systems for optimum train crew training.

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 powertrain-related systems and torsional vibration dampers for diesel engines.

Corporate Information:

Global presence, local competence

Knorr-Bremse is represented across the globe, with over 100 production sites in 29 countries. Locally-based, highly qualified employees who speak the local languages and are familiar with the respective cultural conventions and national product requirements ensure that Knorr-Bremse maintains the necessary proximity to its markets and customers.

Company / Contact Address
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

Santa Ana R&D Center

1700 Carnegie Avenue

Suite 225

Santa Anna, California 92705


Phone: +1 949 777-3040

Fax: +1 949 777-3099

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

Sparks Distribution Center

1095 Spice Island Drive #101

Sparks, Nevada 89431


Phone: +1 775 353-4255

Fax: +1 755 353-4270

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

Carretera Presa La Amistad KM 6.5

Parque Industrial Amistad



Phone: +1 830 774 7803

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

Bowling Green Manufacturing Facility

346 Central Avenue

Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101


Phone: +1 270 783 5000

Fax: +1 270 783- 5198

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

North Aurora Manufacturing Facility

313 Airport Road

North Aurora, IL 60542


Phone: +1 630 801 0620

Fax: +1 630 801 0306


Corporate Communications

Dr. Detlef Hug

Head of Corporate Communications

Tel: +49 89 3547 1402
Fax: +49 89 3547 1403

Knorr-Bremse AG
Moosacher Straße 80
80809 Munich