Knorr Brake Company At a Glance

Since 1973, Knorr Brake Company has been the innovative leader in supplying North American rail market customers, including light rail vehicles, metro, passenger, and high-speed trains.

The mass transit rail market is performance driven, safety critical, and has the highest standards for product reliability.

With its headquarters in Westminster, Maryland, the company operates sales and service facilities in Carmel, New York, and Union City, California. KBC’s affiliates – IFE North America LLC (passenger door systems), Microelettrica (resistors, switches, fans, and protection relays), and Merak North America LLC (climate control systems) – are co-located in Westminster.

Knorr Brake Company and its affiliates are members of Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader in braking systems and a leading supplier of other safety-critical rail and commercial vehicle systems. Approximately 29,700 employees at over 100 sites in more than 30 countries use their competence and motivation to satisfy customers worldwide with products and services.

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