Since 2017 Kiepe Electric has been a subsidiary of Knorr-Bremse AG, Munich.

Knorr-Bremse is one of the most successful industrial groups in Germany and profits from important global trends like urbanisation, sustainability, digitalisation and automated driving. Kiepe Electric is a unique company in the field of electrical system engineering and a trend-setting company in the Knorr-Bremse Group with its reliable solutions for electric mobility.

Knorr-Bremse is a global leader for brake systems and a leading provider of safety-critical subsystems for rail vehicles and utility vehicles. Around the world Knorr-Bremse’s products contribute substantially to increasing safety and energy efficiency on the rails and roads. For 115 years the company has contributed essentially to developing innovative mobility and transport technologies and it is the leading company for networked transport solutions. Kiepe Electric contributes substantially to Knorr-Bremse’s growth strategy, and its expert knowledge is an enrichment to the Group.

The various ranges of products and services provided by Kiepe Electric and the other companies in the Knorr-Bremse Group lead to synergies, from which both the internal R&D divisions and the customers profit. The result of this immense system competence in the Knorr-Bremse Group is well-balanced subsystems characterized by energy-efficient ride quality, high ride comfort and low running costs. It is a fact: This close co-operation will be further developed, both in the manufacture and in the sale. The objective is always to achieve the best solution for the customer, both technologically and economically.

Knorr-Bremse’s 29,500 competent and motivated employees at more than 100 sites in more than 30 countries around the world always aim at satisfying the customers with Knorr-Bremse’s products and services. In 2020 Knorr-Bremse Group’s worldwide turnover in its two business fields amounted to 6.2 billion euros.


Knorr-Bremse Group

We want to make a significant contribution to greater safety and efficiency on roads and railways – both for passengers and for goods transport. Every day. All over the world.