Five smiling employees from different cultural backgrounds, with the Knorr-Bremse logo in the background.

Corporate culture. Our foundation.

The culture prevalent at Knorr-Bremse is expressed in the way we collaborate, the way we operate, the way we envision the future and the high standards we set for ourselves.

We breathe life into our own corporate culture every day: far-sightedness and a strong sense of responsibility are just as important to us as business excellence and employee development. The same values, guidelines and principles that define us apply to all our employees worldwide. We see it as our role to actively guide and shape our corporate culture and thus the environment in which we work. Our culture revolves around the following aspects:


What drives us at Knorr-Bremse: We want to create sustainable system solutions that make mobility and freight transportation safer, more reliable and more efficient.

Corporate Values

What sets Knorr-Bremse apart is expressed in our five corporate values: entreperneurship, technological excellence, reliability, passion and responsibility.


Our Leadership Principles support management personnel in creating a working environment in which employees are able to fully develop and realize their potential.


Knorr-Bremse considers itself a responsible company. We take responsibility – towards our employees, customers and business partners, as well as for the environment and society.


Excellence is our standard at Knorr-Bremse. We want keep improving every single day – to fulfil our mission of making mobility on roads and railways safe and efficient.