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June 14, 2018

Knorr-Bremse AG appoints Kathrin Dahnke to the Supervisory Board




At the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Knorr-Bremse AG on May 29, 2018, Kathrin Dahnke (57) was elected to the shareholders’ side of the Supervisory Board.

June 08, 2018

Knorr-Bremse AG issues additional corporate bond




- Volume: EUR 750 million

- Fixed coupon rate 1.125 percent p. a. over seven-year term

- Revenue will serve to finance growth and improve capital structure

- Listing on Luxembourg Stock Exchange’s EURO MTF market

Knorr-Bremse AG, the leading global manufacturer of braking systems and supplier of additional sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles, is issuing an additional corporate bond following its 2016 bond issue, this time with a volume of EUR 750 million. The bond has a fixed coupon rate of 1.125 percent p. a. and a seven-year term.

April 18, 2018

Dortmund again relies on systems expertise from Kiepe Electric




Dortmund public utilities company DSW21 has commissioned the modernization of 64 LRVs and ordered another 24 new vehicles. All electrical systems for both sub-projects are to be supplied by Düsseldorf-based systems specialist Kiepe Electric, a member of the Knorr-Bremse Group.

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.

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