Address: Industriestr. 1-3, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany
Contact Person: Dr Yashar Musayev
Telefon: +49 9132 820
Fax: +49 9132 8249 50
Schaeffler AG – A Strong Alliance
The Schaeffler Group develops and manufactures high-precision products for everything that moves: machines, equipment, vehicles as well as in aviation and aerospace applications. We provide our customers with individual solutions to help them move the world. The group of companies based in the town of Herzogenaurach in northern Bavaria with its three strong brands INA, FAG and LuK is active in the automotive and industrial divisions. With around 79,000 employees worldwide, the Schaeffler Group is one of the largest German and European industrial companies in family ownership. The Schaeffler Group is present at approximately 170 locations in 49 countries and operates as an integrated entity across corporate and national boundaries. Cross-company functions and standardized processes facilitate consistent and fast decision making. Sales offices and companies in all markets ensure customer proximity.
As a forward-looking company, the Schaeffler Group has invested significant amounts in research and development, most recently in new R&D centers in Asia and North America. Around 6,000 employees work on new products and technologies in 16 research and development centers all over the world. We own the rights to about 20,000 patents and patent applications and 2,100 inventions are filed for patent applications every year. We are characterized by creative engineering and unconventional solutions. Additional success factors are the highest level of quality, employee development, exemplary environmental protection and sustained, long-term and targeted development of the company.
The Schaeffler Group, one of Germany’s and Europe’s largest industrial companies in private ownership, is shaped by social responsibility and thinking in the long term. We have committed ourselves to compliance with high social and ethical standards in our Code of Conduct. Lean and efficient management ensures fast decision making worldwide.
With INA, FAG and LuK, the Schaeffler Group has three strong brands that are recognized worldwide:
INA is at the forefront of technology for rolling bearings, linear guidance systems and engine components. FAG leads in the key areas of ball bearings, high-precision bearings, OEM and distribution.
LuK maintains an international top position in clutches and systems for transmissions.
High-Tech Bearings for Automotive and Industrial Applications
The Schaeffler Group’s main customer is the automotive industry. As a reliable partner for nearly all automotive manufacturers and important suppliers, the Schaeffler Group offers expertise for the entire drive train: For engines, chassis, transmissions and accessory units in passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The Industrial division offers an extraordinarily wide range of products with over 40,000 volume-produced catalog articles for applications in around 60 sectors of industry.Small but impressive: The renowned „Aerospace“ Business Unit of the Industrial Division. In aviation and aerospace engineering, FAG and its subsidiary The Barden Company, are the leading manufacturers of super-precision bearings for aircraft and helicopter engines, as well as for aerospace applications.
Against the backdrop of dwindling resources, growing mobility and increasing impact on the environment, modern automotive vehicles must meet numerous and often opposing requirements. We are well aware of the challenges facing automotive engineering in the future: The Schaeffler Group is already working with forward-looking products of the brands INA, LuK and FAG in the areas engine, transmission and chassis systems to fulfill the requirements and develop the solutions of tomorrow. As a partner to the automotive industry, we are leaders in the development and production of system solutions to the critical challenges facing automotive engineering in the future.
The activities of the Schaeffler brands INA, LuK and FAG in the automotive replacement parts market are combined in Schaeffler Group Automotive Aftermarket.
Reliability for High-Volume Production
For the development of precision products, the Schaeffler Group has integrated processes in all phases of product development – from the development phase to production. Processes such as virtual simulation, rapid prototyping for functional models or high-performance production technologies cut development times and ensure the highest quality in volume production.
The Schaeffler Group offers solutions for:
- Product Highlights
- Solutions for Transmissions and Drive Trains
- Solutions for Engines
- Solutions for Chassis Systems
- Automotive Aftermarket