Kiepe Electric in the USA: Efficient manufacture in Alpharetta with many North American bus and rail vehicle manufacturers

Kiepe Electric USA is leading by the equipment of trolley buses in the USA and a powerful partner for streetcars and light rail systems. Kiepe Electric’s closeness to its customers pays off: Kiepe Electric, which has been seated in Alpharetta, Georgia, since 2010, has successfully manufactured numerous electric buses and rail vehicles together with many North American bus and rail vehicle manufacturers.

Kiepe Electric manufactures power electronics products, electric drive components and control devices for public transit vehicles in Alpharetta. Recently, a final assembly line for buses was set up on the premises. The customers appreciate that Kiepe Electric also offers retrofit and modernization of buses in its own workshop, which is possible because Kiepe Electric is a registered transit vehicle manufacturer.

In the rail system field Kiepe Electric is an experienced partner for the initial equipment of rolling stock and for tailor-made retrofit solutions. Our service team supports vehicle fleets for the entire life cycle and develops sustainable modernization and overhaul programs for the customers.

Numerous North American metropolises rely on Kiepe Electric’s technology in their environmentally friendly public transit concepts. About 800 electric buses with equipment from Kiepe Electric are being operated in North America today, e.g. in San Francisco, Seattle and Philadelphia as well as in Dayton.

Kiepe USA DBE Goal Notice

Electric drives manufactured at our facility in Alpharetta, GA power electric buses and LRVs in some of the greatest cities in our nation!

Klaus Peter Canavan – Managing Director, Kiepe Electric USA

Press Releases

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Premiere in Dortmund: New high-floor LRV from HeiterBlick and Kiepe Electric …
  • First of a total of 26 new high-floor light rail vehicles delivered to Dortmund’s public utility company DSW21 due to go into service in summer 2023
  • LRVs supplied by vehicle manufacturer HeiterBlick …
Efficient urban mobility: Knorr-Bremse equips 40 more trams for Gothenburg …
  • Västtrafik picks up contract option to order another 40 Flexity low-floor trams for Gothenburg from consortium partners Alstom and Kiepe Electric
  • Knorr-Bremse supplies key technologies for enabling …
Sustainable city mobility: Milan orders 50 more trolleybuses fitted with Kiepe …
  • Milan’s local mass transit operator ATM Milano secures contract option for the purchase of another 50 18-meter Solaris trolleybuses equipped with IMC® technology from Kiepe Electric
  • ATM Milano aims …

Brand diversity at Knorr-Bremse

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IFE is consistently working on improving the entrance systems for light rail vehicles and metros, regional and commuter trains as well as high-speed and passenger trains and stimulating the market with its innovative ideas.
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As a leading HVAC system specialist, Merak combines economy, eco-friendliness and passenger comfort in a coherent overall package for all climatic conditions and rail vehicle types.
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With a strong presence in all the relevant markets, Microelettrica Scientifica is the leading developer and manufacturer of electromechanical and electronic components and systems for rail vehicles.
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The TCMS solutions supplied by control, I/O, network and communication technology specialists Selectron provide the answers for rail vehicle automation and for keeping up with the latest digital connectivity trends.
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Knorr-Bremse company Kiepe Electric is a globally renowned specialist in complete customized systems for electric rail vehicles, buses and trucks.
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Zelisko develops energy, signalling and traffic management systems. Its portfolio includes current and voltage transformers, LED railway signals, railway crossing safety systems and combined ticket printer/on-board computers.
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Outstanding performance, short maintenance times, high availability and complex vehicle modernizations: RailServices offers innovative life cycle management for everything from individual vehicles to entire fleets.
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Kiepe Electric LLC

359 Curie Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30005
United States of America

Phone: +1-770-754-0918
Fax: +1-770-754-0961