Anybody working with air brake systems has heard of Tietjen. This is not arrogance speaking, but our expertise. For more than 35 years, Tietjen has developed air brake systems for retrofitting, conversion and initial equipment. Hence, we do this extremely well and the majority of distributors and manufacturers are familiar with us. The Tietjen employees are passionate about their work. Everyone of these first-class trained specialists is very knowledgeable and highly motivated. In particular, when they are presented with a new and very tricky challenge. We know very well what manufacturers of agricultural and construction machinery want from us: Individual and intelligent solutions. Developed from almost zero. But immediately ready for series manufacturing.

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Calle 40 , Bücken , D-27333 Germany

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Internationally (various countries)


Tietjen is owner managed and will remain so. What Wilhelm Tietjen started in his smithy has been nurtured by Jürgen Tietjen into a company with a global reputation as specialist for air brake systems. Grandson Hauke Tietjen joined the company in 2012 and father and son jointly and consequently lead the company into the future.


5,000 air brake system variants

From one idea, thousands of air brake system variants have been realised for all modes by renowned trailer and tractor manufacturers. For initial equipment as well as retrofitting.

Tietjen creates solutions. The optimal, most reliable and yet economic brake system for every vehicle and trailer type.

Continuous coordination with manufacturers

The winning combination comprises our expertise and close collaboration with all leading manufacturers. Knowledge is transferred and exchanged for every particularity and modification.

The foundation for the precise coordination of installation recommendations and component placement is detailed knowledge: About optional equipment of all tractor types and variants (front-end loaders, front PTO shaft, etc.) or the increasingly complex, individual basic equipment of tractors with gears, climate control, cabins and various hydraulic units.

High degree of in-house production
We manufacture consoles, holders, hose and tube adaptations and much more ourselves. Our expertise is clearly demonstrated by the high quality, function and design of the components. Tietjen avoids interface issues by providing all components from a single source.

Close collaboration with WABCO
Our nearly exclusive collaboration with WABCO, the global leader in brake systems, ensures continuous expertise and knowledge transfer. We know first about their innovations!