Knorr-Bremse has pursued a single mission for over 110 years: to make mobility on roads and railways safe, sustainable and environmentally friendly. Today the Knorr-Bremse Group, based in Munich, is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems and a leading supplier of safety-critical sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles.
French location - Tinqueux
Founded in 1972, Knorr-Bremse Systèmes Ferroviaires France is the Group's French subsidiary for the railway branch.
The subsidiary employs 150 people, generates a turnover of 64 million euros and has 3 main fields of activity: the supply of braking, door and air conditioning systems, as well as a service branch for spare parts, overhaul and maintenance activities. Its mission is thus to design, sell and maintain, in France and in French-speaking Africa, the equipment and associated services throughout the life of railway equipment, whatever it may be (tramway, metro, regional train, suburban train, high-speed train, passenger car, wagon). The priorities for that end are safety, passenger comfort and customer satisfaction. The company also holds certifications in the fields of quality, health, safety and environment.
Regarding environment issues, the Group has achieved a key climate milestone : carbon neutrality across all Group sites. Operations at the Group’s global locations have been carbon-neutral (Scope 1 und 2) since the end of 2021. Knorr-Bremse is also on track to achieve the ambitious goal of halving carbon emissions by 2030 – without applying carbon credits or offsets.
French location - Lisieux
Knorr-Bremse Lisieux belong to the commercial vehicule division of the group. As LeadPlant, Lisieux factory concentrate the group know-how regarding R&D, assembly, and marketing of actuators and compressors. In addition of the OE business, the aftermarket activity propose AM pieces on the french market and to the export.
Our Team will present ProFleet Assist +, a retrofitable collision warning system specifically designed for trucks, buses and trailers. The collision avoidance system is based on Mobileye's advanced computer vision algorithms, which continuously analyse the driving environment to identify hazards, such as other vehicles, pedestrians or cyclists. Hazards are identified in real time, and the driver is alerted with visual and/or audible warnings, whether in the city, countryside or on the motorway