Knorr-Bremse in Austria.

Knorr-Bremse GmbH in Austria is one of the largest national companies in the Group. More than 1,000 employees at the two sites in Mödling (headquarters) and Kematen/Ybbs (Division IFE Automatic Door Systems) and about 1,000 in Germany, Northern Macedonia, Poland, Romania, the Czech Republic and Turkey develop and produce rail vehicle systems for the global market.

High Level of Expertise for the Railway System

Since it was founded in 1968, Knorr-Bremse Austria has been supporting vehicle manufacturers and operators in Austria and Eastern Europe with the original equipment and operation of all types of rail vehicles, from trams to high-speed trains. The comprehensive services as well as Trainings offered by RailServices round off the portfolio.


Knorr-Bremse GmbH

Beethovengasse 43-45
2340 Mödling
Österreich - Austria

Phone: +43 2236 409-0
Fax: +43 2236 409-2561

Knorr-Bremse GmbH Division IFE Automatic Door Systems

33.a Straße 1
3331 Kematen/Ybbs
Österreich - Austria

Phone: +43 7448 9000
Fax: +43 7448 9000 65110

Mödling acts as a global Knorr-Bremse development competence center for track brakes (magnetic track brakes 'MagnetAct' and eddy current brakes 'EddyAct'), sanding systems 'SandGrip' and wiper systems 'VisionLead'. These systems, as well as valves for brake control, are produced at the location for the world market. The HVAC systems sector is covered by the Merak Business Unit.

In Kematen/Ybbs, entrance systems for rail vehicles are developed, tested and distributed worldwide under the brand name IFE. The two production sites in the Czech Republic (Brno) and China (Qingdao) supply the entire product range and a global sales and service network offers customers in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and America optimum on-site support.

Mag. Christina Ebersberger-Dörfler Corporate Communications Austria

Beethovengasse 43-45
2340 Mödling
Österreich - Austria

Phone: +43 2236 409-2254

Production roboter Knorr-Bremse AustriaProduction roboter Knorr-Bremse Austria
Production of Magnetic Track Brakes 'MagnetAct' at Knorr-Bremse in Mödling
IFE Entrance Systems are developed in Kematen/Ybbs.
The short film gives an exciting insight into the production of Knorr-Bremse Austria.

The subsidiaries Dr. techn. Josef Zelisko, Fabrik für Elektrotechnik und Maschinenbau GmbH and Skach GmbH are located in Mödling. Zelisko develops, produces and distributes instrument transformers and sensors for industry and energy supply, signalling systems for railway lines and railway crossing protection as well as traffic management systems for public transport worldwide. Skach supplies commercial vehicle customers with original spare parts.

Contact Zelisko:

Dr. techn. Josef Zelisko, Fabrik für Elektrotechnik und Maschinenbau Gesellschaft m.b.H.
Beethovengasse 43-45
2340 Mödling
Phone:+43 2236 409 0

Contact Skach:

Skach GmbH
Beethovengasse 43-45
2340 Mödling
Phone: +43 2236 409 - 2418, -2464 or -2468
Fax: +43 2236 409 - 2469

EKA is experienced and well known in developing, designing and producing mobile brake test devices for rail vehicles as well as stationary testing equipment for devices related to the braking process and for other applications. The products are mainly used by railway operators, car builders and private workshops in Europe and Asia as well as some customers in Africa, Canada, South America and the USA.

Beside those testing devices for complete train systems, EKA is very conversant in developing individual test benches for single parts, i.e. buffers, shock absorbers and all kinds of high-tech valves, compressors and other technical equipment. Since 2014, EKA is part of the Knorr-Bremse Group.


EKA d.o.o.e.l. (EKA)
Aleksandar Urdarevski 30-94
1000 Skopje
North Macedonia
Phone: +389 2 2551 280

Knorr-Bremse is operating on Polish market since 1999 in Cracow, near Bielańsko-Tyniecki Landscape Park. In Poland, the subsidiary Knorr-Bremse Systemy Kolejowe Polska Sp.z.o.o. in Krakow supports rail vehicle customers in the original equipment and operation of their vehicles. The portfolio includes innovative and environmentally friendly products that meet international quality and safety standards. Using many years of experience and experts’ knowledge, the company offers high-quality products and services tailored to the requirements of the market and customers.


Knorr-Bremse Systemy Kolejowe Polska Sp. z o.o.
Ul. Leona Henryka Sternbacha
130-394 Kraków
Phone: +48 12 252 96 00
Fax: +48 12 252 96 20

Knorr-Bremse office in Krakow, PolandKnorr-Bremse office in Krakow, Poland

In Romania, the subsidiary Knorr-Bremse SRL in Bucharest supports rail vehicle customers in the original equipment and operation of their vehicles.


Knorr-Bremse S.R.L.
Vitan-Barzesti Street 9a
42122 Bucharest
Phone: +40 374 00 51 55
Fax: +40 21 0332 332 1


50 Years Knorr-Bremse Austria
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General Terms of Purchasing Knorr-Bremse in Austria
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Standard Terms of Sales and Delivery Knorr-Bremse in Austria
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Knorr-Bremse’s Local Management Team

Sharing responsibility in a far-sighted approach based on experience and expertise: An outstanding management team guides the progress of the location.

Dipl.-Ing. Oliver Schmidt

Spokesman of the Board of Management

Dipl.-Ing. Markus Ber

Member of the Management

Dkfm. Jörg Branschädel

Member of the Management

Dipl.-Ing. Manfred Reisner

Member of the Management

A Career With Knorr-Bremse – and Our Local Commitment

Each Knorr-Bremse location is unique. That applies not only to the wide range of career opportunities and exceptional prospects available but also to our numerous local activities. Because Knorr-Bremse is firmly anchored in the local community – and sees itself as an active player in its social setting.

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