About Us

Founded 1926 in Recklinghausen, Becorit GmbH became one of the most renowned manufacturer of friction materials for railways and industrial applications. We produce unique, high grade brake disc pads and composite brake blocks for all type of applications in modern railways. Almost every well-known railway company around the world is using our quality products – even far beyond Europe.
 
For industrial applications Becorit produces linings for drive and deflection sheaves, friction wheels and brake pads for host engine, wind power, special equipment covering the whole range of  wire rope hoists, mining and  industrial equipment.
 
Besides production, administration and development the headquarter in Recklinghausen with its 25.400 sqm domiciles a state-of-the-art test center, including 6 dynamometers and the only classical UIC approved dynamometer for winter tests, where we can test all kinds of profiles under realistic conditions.