R&D Excellence In The Field Of Mechatronics

Brembo SpA is the world leader and acknowledged innovator of disc brake technology for automotive vehicles. Brembo supplies high performance brake systems for the most important manufacturers of cars, commercial vehicles and motorbikes worldwide, as well as clutches and other components for racing. Brembo is also a leader in the racing sector and has won more than 400 championships.

Recently, the Group has been expanding into the design and development of security systems. Brembo is in the position of guaranteeing the highest level of security and comfort as well as improved product performance. This is in thanks to the process integration and optimization of the entire production cycle, from the design all the way to the assembly, including tests and simulations carried out on test benches, track and the road.

Innovation involves new technologies, new materials and new markets. Product performances are now combined with the search for a unique style, in line with the design of Brembo-equipped vehicles. Brembo’s R&D department, based within the Research & Development Center, has been focused on mechatronics since 2002. This is a borderline science which combines mechanics, electronics and IT.

The increasing use of environmentally friendly technologies, the recycling of all production materials and the careful prevention of all forms of pollution are living proof of Brembo’s commitment towards the environment. To Brembo, people are the real value, propulsive thrust and engine behind every innovation: Brembo is one great team.
Today the company operates in 15 countries on 3 continents, with 25 production and business sites, and a pool of over 10,600 employees, about 10% of whom are engineers and product specialists active in the R&D. 2018 turnover is € 2,640 million (12.31.2018). Brembo is the owner of the Brembo, Breco, AP, Bybre, and Marchesini brands and operates through the AP Racing brand.