Knorr Brake Company, a member of the Knorr-Bremse Group, is the innovative leader in the manufacture and supply of braking systems, passenger doors and climate-control equipment for all types of Mass Transit customers such as: METRO, Light Rail Vehicles, High-Speed Trains, Commuter Rail and Monorail Vehicles for the North America market. The Mass Transit Rail Market in which Knorr Brake Company supplies equipment is performance driven; safety critical; and has the highest standards for product reliability. All of our brake systems, passenger doors and climate-control equipment offerings must be customized to meet the requirements of the different Transit Authorities based on their Technical Specifications. We depend on our greatest asset, our employees, to comply with the demands of the Mass Transit Rail Market.
Knorr Brake Company is committed to comply with and continuously improve the effectiveness of the Quality Management System, and is dedicated to providing quality products and services that meet or exceed our customers' expectations. This guiding principle was rewarded in 2007, when Knorr Brake Company became the first company in North America to be recognized for excellence in manufacturing by being registered to the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS). IRIS is a globally recognized standard for the railway industries for the evaluation of management systems. In addition, Knorr Brake Company is registered to the following International Standards: ISO-9001:2008 (Quality Management Systems), ISO 14001:2009 (Environmental Management Systems) and OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems).