The Schaeffler Group is a leading global integrated automotive and industrial supplier. The company stands for the highest quality, outstanding technology, and strong innovative ability. The Schaeffler Group makes a key contribution to "mobility for tomorrow" with 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. The technology company generated sales of approximately EUR 13.2 billion in 2015. With around 84,000 employees, Schaeffler is one of the world’s largest family companies and, with approximately 170 locations in more than 50 countries, has a worldwide network of manufacturing locations, research and development facilities, and sales companies. 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 6,700 employees work on new products and technologies in 17 research and development centers all over the world. We own the rights to about 24,000 patents and patent applications and more than 2,300 inventions are filed for patent applications every year. We are characterized by creative engineering and unconventional solutions. Our employees’ creativity and speed and their awareness of the importance of their personal performance ensure that we maintain our competitive edge. Our personnel development is characterized by continuing education. As a global player with sophisticated products, we need qualified and dedicated employees.

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Herzogenaurach, DE
Size (employees)
87,937 (est)
Schaeffler was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, DE

Schaeffler Office Locations

Schaeffler has an office in Herzogenaurach
Herzogenaurach, DE (HQ)
1 Industriestraße

Schaeffler Financials and Metrics

Schaeffler Financials


Market capitalization (30-Oct-2017)

9.1 b

Closing share price (30-Oct-2017)

Schaeffler's current market capitalization is €9.1 b.
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Schaeffler News and Updates

Torque Converter Market Trends, Statistics, Segments, Growth Factors Forecast 2023

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ZF and Schaeffler create cloud solution powering up digitalization of wind power transmissions

ZF and Schaeffler are now accelerating the ambitions of gearbox and component insights, taking a leading position on drivetrain performance solutions. Wind turbine technology has made continuous improvements in ensuring the reliable performance of power trains under all operating conditions and in l…

Ground-breaking ceremony for Schaeffler’s first ever “Factory for tomorrow”

At the new production location in Xiangtan in the Chinese province of Hunan, Schaeffler is building its first ever “Factory for tomorrow”.  With this 75th production location, the company is expanding its global network of plants and is responding to the future development trends. The ground-breakin…

Cooperation in purchasing between Continental and Schaeffler: Six new suppliers added to premium supplier circle

On November 8, Continental and Schaeffler staged their fourth joint Premium Supplier Day in Frankfurt am Main. Continental and Schaeffler have been cooperating in purchasing for the past eight years and every two years they select or confirm a number of joint Premium Suppliers. This year’s event was…

Schaeffler is presenting its expertise along the entire energy chain in Japan

There is no single solution for the mobility of tomorrow. Schaeffler is making a point of this at the Tokyo Motor Show. Looking at local vehicle emissions is not enough. The mobility of tomorrow can only be sustainable when the entire energy chain is considered: Starting from the generation of energ…

Schaeffler opens new plant in the Czech Republic

Investments of almost 100 million euros and 900 new jobs Opening ceremony with high-ranking guests Production of thermal management modules (TMM) for the automotive industry The Schaeffler Group reinforces its lasting course for growth in Eastern Europe with investments worth around 100 million euro…
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