1945 to 1984: Post-war period and reconstruction

1945

  • Base plant in Berlin confiscated and dismantled after WWII

1945 to 1953

  • Development and production of braking devices resumes in West Germany
  • New company headquarters established in Munich

1960 to 1980

  • KE control valve becomes UIC standard
  • Knorr-Bremse enters the US market with the AAR DB-60 valve for rail vehicles

Worldwide Offices

Berlin, Germany
+49 30 297725-0
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Holzkirchen, Germany
+49 8024 990-0
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Mount Olive, USA
+1 973 527 6060
info.usa@kb-powertech.com

Sydney, Australia
+61 2 9674 9222
info.australia@kb-powertech.com

Wuxi, China
+86 510 6888 0513
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