Company profile and business model
Organizational structure and business activities
Part of GNFK StartThe Schaeffler Group (also referred to as “Schaeffler” below) is a global automotive and industrial supplier. Employing a workforce of approximately 87,700, the company develops and manufactures high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission, and chassis applications, as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications. These include innovative and sustainable technologies both for vehicles with only an internal combustion engine and for hybrid and electric vehicles, as well as components and systems for rotary and linear movements, and services, maintenance products, and monitoring systems for a large number of industrial applications. Additionally, the company provides repair solutions in original-equipment quality for the automotive spare parts market worldwide.
The Schaeffler Group is characterized by a three-dimensional organizational and leadership structure which differentiates between divisions, functions, and regions.
The Schaeffler Group’s business is managed globally by the three operational divisions Automotive OEM1) , Automotive Aftermarket, and Industrial. The Automotive OEM division is headquartered in Bühl, the Automotive Aftermarket division is managed from Langen, and the Industrial division is located in Schweinfurt. The corporate headquarters of the Schaeffler Group is in Herzogenaurach.Part of GNFK End
More information on the organizational and management structure as well as the legal structure of the Group can be found on page 3 et seq. of the current Annual Report.
Locations and production network
Part of GNFK StartWith its approximately 170 locations worldwide, 77 production facilities in 22 countries, 20 research and development centers, and a tight-knit sales and service network, the Schaeffler Group ensures customer proximity. Cooperation across divisions and countries thus leads to a high degree of flexibility in solving new customer requirements and the opportunity of anticipating emerging trends early on.Part of GNFK End
1) Original Equipment Manufacturer, OEM