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Knorr-Bremse is a company manufacturing braking systems and supplying additional sub-systems. It operates 2 divisions: Rail Vehicle Systems and Commercial Vehicle Systems. The Rail Vehicle Systems division provides braking, intelligent entrance, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), auxiliary power supply, windscreen wiper, and driver assistance systems, as well as control components, and friction material for mass transit and long-distance rail vehicles. The Commercial Vehicle Systems division offers braking systems, electronic brake controls, driver assistance and air supply systems for trucks, buses, trailers, and agricultural machinery, as well as torsional vibration dampers for diesel engines.
TypePublic
Founded1905
HQMünchen, DE
Websiteknorr-bremse.com
Employee Ratings3.5

Locations

Knorr-Bremse is headquartered in
München, Germany

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)28,452(+3%)
Job Openings85
Revenue (FY, 2018)€6.6 B(+7%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)€106
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Knorr-Bremse

Ralph Heuwing

Ralph Heuwing

Member of the Executive Board, Finance, Controlling, Legal, IT
Bernd Eulitz

Bernd Eulitz

CEO
Peter Laier

Peter Laier

Member of the Executive Board, Commercial Vehicle Systems Division
Jürgen Wilder

Jürgen Wilder

Member of the Executive Board, Rail Vehicle Systems Division
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Knorr-Bremse Office Locations

Knorr-Bremse has offices in München, Westminster, Port Hedland, Mödling and in 28 other locations
München, DE (HQ)
80 Moosacher Str.
Port Hedland, AU
22 McKay St
Mödling, AT
Beethovengasse 43-45
Mechelen, BE
Blarenberglaan 4
São Paulo, BR
Rod. Mal. Rondon 1519 Nova Era,Via Cyrineu Tonolli
Kingston, CA
675 Development Dr
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Knorr-Bremse Financials and Metrics

Knorr-Bremse Revenue

Knorr-Bremse's revenue was reported to be €6.62 b in FY, 2018 which is a 6.1% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (H1, 2019)

3.6b

Net income (H1, 2019)

363.7m

EBITDA (H1, 2019)

669.0m

EBIT (H1, 2019)

533.2m

Market capitalization (16-Oct-2020)

17.0b

Closing stock price (16-Oct-2020)

106.0

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

1.4b
Knorr-Bremse's current market capitalization is €17 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

5.5b6.2b6.6b

Revenue growth, %

13%6%

Operating expense total

967.4m1.1b771.3m

Depreciation and amortization

179.5m211.5m205.6m
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

3.3b3.6b

Operating expense total

410.0m383.1m

Depreciation and amortization

109.9m135.7m

EBITDA

582.2m669.0m
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

1.7b1.6b1.8b

Accounts Receivable

961.4m1.2b1.2b

Prepaid Expenses

23.5m24.4m

Inventories

419.5m456.2m836.3m
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

1.6b1.4b

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.5b

Inventories

831.6m877.2m

Current Assets

4.1b4.2b
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

549.7m579.8m629.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

179.5m207.7m205.6m

Cash From Operating Activities

709.4m634.6m725.5m

Cash From Investing Activities

(423.2m)(231.5m)(304.0m)
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

307.0m363.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

109.9m135.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

249.1m310.5m

Cash From Investing Activities

(81.9m)(322.2m)
EURFY, 2016

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Knorr-Bremse Operating Metrics

Nov, 2019

Countries

30
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Knorr-Bremse Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Albatros GmbH
Aldona Seals Ltd.
Alpha Process Controls (International) Ltd.
Anchor Brake Shoe Company LLC
APS electronic AG
BCVS Canadian Holdings LLC
BCVS Mexican Holdings LLC
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC
Bendix CVS Canada Inc.
Bendix CVS de Mexico SA de CV
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Knorr-Bremse Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

96/100

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Knorr-Bremse Revenue Breakdown

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Knorr-Bremse revenue breakdown by business segment: 47.3% from Commercial Vehicle Systems and 52.7% from Rail Vehicle Systems

Knorr-Bremse revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 26.9% from Asia-Pacific, 22.2% from North America, 49.3% from Europe, Africa and 1.6% from Other

Knorr-Bremse Online and Social Media Presence

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Knorr-Bremse Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Knorr-Bremse founded?

    Knorr-Bremse was founded in 1905.

  • Who are Knorr-Bremse key executives?

    Knorr-Bremse's key executives are Ralph Heuwing, Bernd Eulitz and Peter Laier.

  • How many employees does Knorr-Bremse have?

    Knorr-Bremse has 28,452 employees.

  • What is Knorr-Bremse revenue?

    Latest Knorr-Bremse annual revenue is €6.6 b.

  • What is Knorr-Bremse revenue per employee?

    Latest Knorr-Bremse revenue per employee is €232.5 k.

  • Who are Knorr-Bremse competitors?

    Competitors of Knorr-Bremse include WINDHOFF, Meritor and Wabco.

  • Where is Knorr-Bremse headquarters?

    Knorr-Bremse headquarters is located at 80 Moosacher Str., München.

  • Where are Knorr-Bremse offices?

    Knorr-Bremse has offices in München, Westminster, Port Hedland, Mödling and in 28 other locations.

  • How many offices does Knorr-Bremse have?

    Knorr-Bremse has 32 offices.