Our vision. Our drive.

“We want to be the global driving force behind innovative and sustainable system solutions that make mobility and freight transportation safer, more reliable and more efficient. We ourselves are driven by the desire to add value for our customers while also making a positive contribution to society.”

To create solutions for safe, sustainable and environmentally friendly mobility: that is the challenge we set ourselves. We keep society's needs in mind, as well as those of our customers and partners. This is the vision we pursue – each and every day.

Sophisticated interplay: mechanics and electronics

When creating our system solutions, we draw on our unrivalled command of the complex interplay between electronic and mechanical components.

Tried-and-tested combination: reliability and sustainability

As a family firm with a pool of expertise acquired over more than 110 years, we stand for reliability and sustainability in our mindset and our activities – and we spare no effort to keep our promises.

Innovative solutions: local presence and global connections

Innovations drive Knorr-Bremse forward. When we innovate, we draw upon an in-depth understanding of market needs and customer requirements, applying a blend of local knowledge, responsible management and the expertise of a global high-tech player.

Crucial basis: outstanding employees pave the way to success

Our success is founded on motivated, dedicated and highly focused employees, which is why we also invest in their development.

Knorr-Bremse company values

Corporate Values.

Growing with our values.

Entrepreneurship, Technological Excellence, Reliability, Passion and Responsibility. These five values describe who we are. They act as a compass for the way we do business and the way we treat our colleagues, our partners and society.

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Adding value.

We have condensed our requirements and principles for good leadership into five core aspects. Our convictions, which guide our managers in their dealings with employees, are formulated in these Leadership Principles.



For people and the environment.

Knorr-Bremse considers itself a responsible company. With sustainable corporate management, we take responsibility – towards our employees, customers and business partners, as well as for the environment and society. Today and with a view to the future.

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Knorr Excellence.

Excellence is our standard.

To fulfil our mission of making mobility on roads and railways safe, sustainable and environmentally friendly, we strive to get even better every day. That’s why excellence is our standard at Knorr-Bremse.

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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.

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