The Schaeffler Group – together with its INA, LuK, FAG and Barden product brands – is one of the world’s leading integrated industrial and automotive suppliers. Industry firsts – such as the development of the needle roller & cage assembly, or the groundbreaking ball grinding machine that is regarded as the foundation of the entire rolling bearing industry – have earned Schaeffler a unique distinction among the world’s great technology companies. One of the largest engineering & technology firms in family ownership, the Schaeffler Group encompasses a worldwide network of manufacturing plants, R&D facilities and sales companies at approximately 170 locations in over 50 countries. Schaeffler’s product solutions and expert service offerings are designed to improve the reliability and performance of equipment and machinery in virtually every industrial sector, while reducing downtime and overall operating costs.
Schaeffler’s Industrial division develops and manufactures products ranging from rolling and plain bearings to linear and direct drive technology to services such as maintenance products and condition monitoring systems for approximately 60 different industrial sectors. Applications for Schaeffler’s innovative Industrial products include power transmission solutions, production machines and wind turbines, rail vehicles and agricultural machinery as well as heavy industry equipment. In the Aviation and Aerospace sector, Schaeffler is a leading manufacturer of high-precision bearings for aircraft and helicopter engines as well as aerospace applications. On the Automotive side, Schaeffler designs and manufactures groundbreaking solutions for engine, transmission and chassis applications, including clutch systems, transmission components, torsion dampers, valve train systems, camshaft phasing systems and electric drives. But regardless of industry sector or application, every one of Schaeffler’s solutions is designed to help shape “Mobility for tomorrow” as well as Industry 4.0 – the next Industrial Revolution.