Knorr-Bremse specializes in the creation, manufacture and marketing of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles. Net sales break down by product group as follows:
- braking systems for rail vehicles (52.7%). In addition, the group offers landing doors, boarding systems, air conditioning systems, power supply systems, driving assistance systems, control systems, friction materials, wipers, simulators and control components;
- braking systems for commercial vehicles (47.3%). The group also offers driving assistance systems, steering systems, torsional vibration dampers, transmission systems and gearbox control systems.
At the end of 2019, the group had 70 production sites worldwide.
Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: Germany (23.3%), Europe and Africa (22.8%), China (17.4%), Asia-Pacific (11.3%), the United States (23.5%), North America (0.2%) and South America (1.5%).