KBB Turbo

Kompressorenbau Bannewitz GmbH

Kompressorenbau Bannewitz GmbH, or KBB for short, has been developing, manufacturing and selling exhaust-gas turbochargers
with both axial and radial turbines since 1953. Our turbochargers are used on medium-speed diesel and
gas engines in ships, locomotives as well as on generator plants.

Turbocharger product series

KBB Turbo stands for quality, innovation and know-how “Made in Germany”. We proudly present our 9th generation of turbochargers based on a combination of continuous developments, decades of expertise and cutting-edge technology.

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For engine outputs between 500 and 6,000 kW (per turbocharger), we offer you the option of replacing older turbochargers with modern and more efficient KBB turbochargers: our retrofit means a power upgrade for you.

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Profit from our experience and quality – let KBB Turbo improve your output and efficiency!


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70 years of turbochargers from Bannewitz

Kompressorenbau Bannewitz GmbH (KBB) celebrates an anniversary: 70 years of successful development…


07 08 2023
KBB Turbo, Tru Marine & ARTC co-op to launch TruCare(TM)

TruCare(TM) - Maritime's First-mover Turbocharger Anomaly Detection and Predictive…


15 06 2022
KBB launches new service Knowledge 2 Swap (K2S)

Kompressorenbau Bannewitz GmbH (KBB) has launched a new service that allows ship owners and…


14 04 2020

Our service partners, for a world-class service.

So as to guarantee the same level of quality, reliability and optimal service worldwide, we currently cooperate with more than 60 service partners around the globe.

At the same time, quality management and regular training of the independent partner workshops ensure that our high standards are maintained so that they can service our products on behalf of KBB.

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Unsere Servicepartner, für Weltklasse Service.

Service that creates solutions

KBB Turbo can offer you comprehensive services
to safeguard and improve the functionality and performance of our products.



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manufactured turbochargers

Kompressorenbau Bannewitz GmbH

With quality and environmental awareness

We are well aware of our responsibility towards the environment and see it as our duty to encourage eco-friendly practices so as to make an active contribution to a better world.

We focus on sustainable production processes and regionality in order to conserve resources and reduce emissions. By using efficient technologies and renewable energies, we strive to continuously minimize our carbon footprint.

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I can realize my professional potential at KBB Turbo.

As a steadily growing company, we are always on the look-out for new members in our team who want to be part of something big.

We have career opportunities for:

  • People with job experience
  • Students & graduates
  • Trainees & apprentices

Help shape our history and realize your potential at KBB - a future-oriented company.

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Discover high-performance products, the best service and innovative solutions from KBB Turbo! 
Any questions? We will be happy to answer them!

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