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Knorr China Marks 20 Years of Localized Operation

Date:2024-06-28 Author:Mia Source:www.chinatrucks.com

On June 25, 2024, Knorr, a leading global supplier of commercial vehicle system solutions, held a grand celebration in Dalian, China, to celebrate the completion and commissioning of Knorr Brake Systems' new factory in Dalian, and to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the localization of Knorr's commercial vehicle systems production.


The New Factory, A New Industry Model

Knorr Brake Systems' new factory in Dalian is located on the scenic Dalian coast. The new factory covers an area of 40,000 square meters with a building area of 30,625 square meters. It includes an advanced manufacturing workshop of 11,000 square meters, an intelligent warehouse of 7,000 square meters, and a technology research and development center of 3,000 square meters, laying a solid foundation for large-scale high-quality production. Incorporating cutting-edge technologies such as robotic arms and intelligent logistics systems, coupled with precise cleanliness testing, coordinate measuring, and X-Ray inspection equipment, the new factory ensures that every product meets the industry's top standards. From air compressors to shock absorbers, and then to disc brakes, the annual production capacity is up to 1 million, 1 million, and 700,000 units respectively, meeting both domestic and global market demands.

The new Knorr factory in Dalian is not only a production base but also a model of green building. The rooftop solar project has been successfully connected to the grid, contributing 13% of clean energy to the factory. The new factory also actively adopts low-energy production methods, such as a rainwater recovery system for recycling resources, and strictly implements wastewater treatment and waste classification and recycling policies. It is committed to promoting environmental protection, with a goal of increasing the proportion of green energy use to 30% by 2030. Knorr is taking practical actions to fulfill its firm commitment to sustainable development, leading the industry in green upgrades and setting a new benchmark for green and smart manufacturing.

Innovation Drives Technological Progress

Knorr China has always been committed to technological innovation and continuously promotes the advancement of commercial vehicle technology. The new factory in Dalian is just a microcosm of its innovative development path. In the field of brake systems, Knorr has leading technology and a rich product line, meeting the brake system needs of different types of commercial vehicles. At the same time, Knorr is actively exploring areas such as autonomous driving, intelligent steering, and chassis control, providing strong technical support and guarantees for the intelligent development of China's commercial vehicle industry.

At this event, Knorr showcased its proud advanced systems to the participating guests: the latest generation of EBS systems that have been deeply localized for production, supporting intelligent driving and electrification. It not only meets functional safety and information security requirements but also possesses superior cost competitiveness; the researched and produced AMT shift actuator has higher integration and durability, meets the needs of integrated AMT, and has a faster response speed; Knorr's products provide safety guarantees for the global commercial vehicle market with their excellent performance and reliability. Additionally, the second-generation steer-by-wire system, AHPS, can achieve customized functional modes to meet the needs of assisted driving and highly automated driving. These advanced technologies represent solid steps on Knorr's innovative practice path. Knorr is committed to driving the commercial vehicle industry towards a smarter, more environmentally friendly, and higher-quality future through innovative technologies.

Twenty Years of Local Cultivation, Original Intention Remains Unchanged

Knorr's localization of production in China began in 2004. Over the past two decades, Knorr China has always upheld the brand's core values of "reliability, innovation, and leadership," continuously driving the innovative upgrading of commercial vehicle technology. In the field of brake systems, Knorr possesses leading technology and a diverse product line, meeting the brake system demands of various types of commercial vehicles. Simultaneously, based on the uniqueness of the Chinese market and the diversity of Chinese user needs, Knorr has actively explored areas such as autonomous driving, intelligent steering, and chassis control, making continuous efforts to expand from its initial core product lines to a comprehensive layout covering multiple fields such as rail transportation and commercial vehicles, witnessing the magnificent journey of China's manufacturing industry transformation and upgrading.


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