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Connecting the world with environmentally friendly innovations.

The modern world is being connected more closely by transportation networks. CRRC ZELC EUROPE aims to meet their client’s requirements in the most efficient ways possible.

Verkehrstechnik GmbH

Since the foundation of CRRC ZELC Verkehrstechnik GmbH in December 2015, CRRC ZELC EUROPE has been increasingly active in the European market.

Green and intelligent transport modernization with innovative technologies, such as hybrid engines, and individual transport solutions remain the focus of our European headquarters in Vienna.

In only a few years, the European subsidiary has already realized a considerable number of projects in Europe and serves as a platform for international contacts, technical exchanges and services.

Germany Office

The Germany Office in Berlin was founded in 2018, as an expansion of CRRC ZELC’s European subsidiary in Vienna to improve the project execution, to support after-sales and maintenance service, and to maintain closer customer contact in Germany.

Austria Joint R&D Center

On June 19th, 2019 CRRC ZELC Austria Joint R&D Center for Rolling Stock Technology was established in Vienna, it stands testament to our strong commitment to research and development.

The establishment will set up a new platform for technological exchange and cooperation between CRRC ZELC and relevant research institutions, universities, and enterprises in Austria and other European countries, promoting “Industrial, academical, research, and practical development” to realize complementary advantages, open sharing and win-win cooperation.

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Innovations change the world: This motto drives the more than 10,000 employees of CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co. Limited (CRRC ZELC).

CRRC ZELC was founded in 1936, with 83 years of railway equipment manufacturing and maintenance experience until today, CRRC ZELC is known as “The Capital of Electric Locomotives” and the birthplace of China’s EMU Technology. CRRC ZELC is an outstanding representative of High-End urban rail vehicles in China and the “Go Global” strategy.

With superior quality, strong production capacity, reliable performance and outstanding contract execution capability CRRC ZELC not only meets the demands of the Chinese Market, but also starting from 1997 exported products, services and technologies to nearly 20 countries in over four continents, as Singapore, Malaysia, Macedonia, Turkey, the Czech Republic, Germany, South Africa etc. and won worldwide reputation.

CRRC ZELC focuses on four business areas: electric locomotives; transport vehicles; EMUs and hybrid technologies.

The company attaches great importance to research in the field of transport in order to promote environmentally friendly economic activities with a minimum of emissions. 25 percent of employees are involved in the development of new technologies and product research for the modernization of the transport industry.

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Headquartered in Beijing, CRRC Corporation Limited (CRRC) has 46 wholly-owned & majority-owned subsidiaries and over 180,000 employees.

CRRC is the world’s largest supplier of rail transit equipment with the most complete product lines and leading technologies. Its main businesses cover the R&D, design, manufacture, repair, sale, lease and technical services for rolling stock, urban rail transit vehicles, engineering machinery, all types of electrical equipment, electronic equipment and parts, electric products and environmental protection equipment, consulting services, industrial investment and management, asset management, import and export.

CRRC’s Revenues in 2015 is USD 37.8 billion, ranking 266 on the Fortune Global 500 List. CRRC’s R&D investment is EUR1.408 billion, ranking at 96 onto the World Top 2,500 R&D Investors.

CRRC will improve the technology innovation system, and constantly upgrade technology innovation capacity. It has built the world leading rail transit equipment technology platform and manufacturing base. Its high-speed trains, high-power locomotives, railway trucks, urban rail transit vehicles and other typical products, which have fully reached world advanced level, can adapt to various complex geographical environments and meet diverse market needs. The high-speed trains manufactured by the CRRC have become an important business card to show China’s development achievements to the world.

In the future, with the mission of connecting the world through better mobility and the aim of innovation, reform and internationalization, CRRC will vigorously implement the strategy for internationalization, diversification and collaborative development, and strive to be the world’s leading provider of high-end equipment system solutions with rail transit equipment as the core and multinational operations.

CRRC is committed to supply products and services that offer energy-saving, eco-friendly, cost efficiency, intelligence, speed and comfort. Hand in hand with all of you, our dear customers and friends, CRRC will find the most efficient solutions for the sustainable development of railway transportation.

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Source: CRRC. Company Profile. 2018-08-07.