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.

Company Growth (employees)
Herzogenaurach, DE
Size (employees)
87,341 (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 (13-Oct-2017)

9 b

Closing share price (13-Oct-2017)

Schaeffler's current market capitalization is €9 b.
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Schaeffler News and Updates

Schaeffler buys autinity systems GmbH

autinity systems GmbH specializes in digital condition monitoring and machine data recording Purchase contract for 100% of the shares concluded on October 4 An important step in implementing the digital agenda The Schaeffler Group has been consistently implementing its digital agenda. This includes …

From the electric axle to the thermal management module: Schaeffler puts environmentally-friendly drives into volume production

Electrified drive architectures are shaping progress in future automobile technology and are posing groundbreaking challenges for the vehicle industry. Schaeffler has been a preferred technology partner to the automotive industry for decades and supports OEMs in the development of vehicle and drive …

Schaeffler publishes preliminary key figures for the first half of 2017

The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler today published preliminary data for the first half of 2017 as announced in the ad-hoc notice from June 26, 2017. The company increased its revenue by 3.8 percent to approximately EUR 7.0 billion at constant currency (prior year: around EUR 6.…

Schaeffler strengthens its Board of Managing Directors

At its meeting on July 17, 2017, the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG appointed Dietmar Heinrich (53) to the Board of Managing Directors. On August 1, 2017, Mr. Heinrich will take up his role as Chief Financial Officer of Schaeffler AG, replacing Dr. Ulrich Hauck, who will not have his contract ex…

Schaeffler appoints Renata Casaro as new Head of Investor Relations

On October 1, 2017, Renata Casaro (50) will assume the position of Head of Investor Relations of the Schaeffler Group. In this function, she will report directly to Klaus Rosenfeld, Chief Executive Officer of Schaeffler AG. Renata Casaro joins the Schaeffler Group from Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, a le…

Schaeffler receives award for its innovative strength and strategic orientation

The automotive industry is changing and Schaeffler is playing its part in shaping this change with its innovative products. In the coming decades, various vehicle concepts will complement each other and make important contributions to ensure energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly mobility. Fo…
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