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"German Knorr-Bremse is not the only but the defining company in brakes (originally for trains, now for everything)."

I remember some reading about them in the economic newspaper (I was intereested once in a job by them), and an amazing fact: they were claiming a world market share

La répartie est dans l'escalier. Elle revient de suite.

by lacordaire on Thu Nov 30th, 2006 at 11:21:53 AM EST
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oops-

...of over 90% in one of their market, rails brake I believe.
Quite unusual for such a big market.

La répartie est dans l'escalier. Elle revient de suite.

by lacordaire on Thu Nov 30th, 2006 at 11:31:12 AM EST
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They could be comppared to Micro$oft or Google in having produced technologies that became standardised basic platforms.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Thu Nov 30th, 2006 at 03:53:42 PM EST
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