Knorr-Bremse Opens New Facility in China

Knorr-Bremse has opened an expanded rail vehicle systems production facility and testing center in Suzhou, China.

Knorr-Bremse Opens New Facility in China
June 15, 2016 8:51 am

The company laid the foundation for the site expansion in December 2014. It made a €13m investment to increase the plant’s production capacity, while also creating space for a growing number of engineers.

Knorr-Bremse also installed various test rigs at the site, including the inertia dynamometer, as well as new customer training facilities and parking spaces.

The company’s owner Heinz Hermann Thiele said: “This factory is part of a far-reaching investment program being carried out by the Knorr-Bremse Group to modernise its global development and production network.

“Moreover, we want to develop the next generation of braking systems for rail vehicles; systems that take account of future requirements in the local market.”

The expanded facility is set to bolster the company’s local competitiveness and will enable it to focus completely on the needs of local customers.

Knorr-Bremse has invested over €1.3bn since 2010 in the construction and expansion of production and development facilities. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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