About us

Who we are

As a niche champion, KOVIS contributes to safer, more efficient and climate-friendly rail transport. Weturn good ideas into a safe and sustainable future- for the benefit of passengers, the planet Earth and business partners.

We are guided by the values of sustainability, innovative culture and design, safety, flexibility and efficiency. This has been recognized by our partners on almost all continents of the world.

We have already convinced more than 125 customers in 32 countries. Among them are Bombardier, Siemens, Deutsche Bahn AG, VTG, Bonatrans, SNCF, ÖBB, Nedtrain, Alstom, Stadler, Škoda, TSA, Voith, …

80 percent of our products contain recycled raw materials and even more than 80 percent is used in brake discs. Aquarter of our electricity is produced from self-sufficiency. We will deepen our company commitment to sustainability in the future.


Thanks to our innovative culture, the reliable, 100% private, family-owned company has become a global niche player and a European niche champion.

Among others, we are the largest manufacturer of axle boxes for freight wagons in Europe. More than 550 different types of brake discs for all types of railway vehicles – from locomotives commutertrains, trams & metros to high-speed trains have been developed and produced by KOVIS. With an innovative approach and a high-quality production process we create tailor made solutions for our customer as a producer of gearboxes, stator housings, flanges, consoles, swingarms and others.

Beside the parent company KOVIS, KOVIS GROUP also includes KOVIS LIVARNA, which produces high quality castings made from ductile and gray cast iron, KOVIS BP, where quality machining and final production of axel boxes for freight wagons is done and KOVIS TRANSPORTI, which provides logistical services and internal / external transport.

KOVIS will be a reliable partner that contributes to the promotion of green mobility in the future as well.

Good Ideas Create Future. Safer, greener and less noisy.

Our Values.

We are an independent / family-owned company.

We create good & innovative ideas for the future.

We are a trustful & reliable partner.

Highest quality in all our operations & processes.

Our encouraged employees are a key factor in our success.

Green mobility & sustainability is our path.

Our Vision.

Thanks to our innovative culture, the reliable, 100% family-owned company KOVIS has become a global niche player and European niche champion for high quality products for railway rolling stock and others.

Business process management and automation concept with icons of hiring workflow, document validation, information in connected gear cogs, businessman touching screen


With an innovative approach, we look for different paths that lead to excellent  products, processes and relationships.

As a niche champion, KOVIS will contribute to safer, more efficient and climate-friendly rail transport. We will continue to turn good ideas into a safe and sustainable future.

We are committed to produce excellent products, encourage our employees and find new ways of working that benefit our stakeholders, customers, partners and society.

Company ID card

Company: KOVIS proizvodna družba d.o.o.
Company short name: Kovis d. o. o.
Location: Brezina 102, 8250 Brežice

Phone: +386 7 499 11 80
Fax: +386 7 499 11 98
E-mail: info@kovis-group.com
Tax number: SI15409554
Registration number: 5333407000
Bank account: IBAN SI56 0237 3001 0508 813 (NLB d.d.)