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 76,000 employees worldwide, the Schaeffler Group is one of the largest German and European industrial companies in family ownership.
The Schaeffler Group is present at 180 locations in over 50 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. Approximately 6,000 employees work on new products and technologies in more than 40 research and development centers all over the world. We own the rights to more than 14,000 patents and patent applications and around 1,100 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.