For decades, the Schaeffler Group`s INA brand has stood for creative application solutions, great engineering and manufacturing expertise and strong customer focus. The traditional FAG brand that is over 100 years old is one of the world`s leading brands for applications in machine building, in the automotive industry as well as in aviation and aerospace.. For more than 40 years, LuK has been synonymous with strength of innovation, customer focus and quality for numerous products in the automotive drivetrain.
With INA and FAG, the Schaeffler Group has one of the widest product portfolios in the rolling bearing industry, covering nearly all applications. The joint catalog of standard products includes more than 40,000 products which are supplied to 60 different sectors. INA and FAG also offer a comprehensive range of services for advice, diagnostics, maintenance and mounting rolling bearings and complete systems. In Germany, the brands INA and FAG are marketed by Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG, the largest national company in the Schaeffler Group.
LuK is renowned as a supplier of clutch and transmission solutions to almost all automobile manufacturers in the world. As a technology leader in many areas, LuK has developed ground-breaking products: In 1965, LuK was the first company in Europe to bring a diaphragm spring clutch onto the market and in 1985 launched the first dual mass flywheel. Current development efforts are particularly focused on components for forward-looking dual-clutch transmission systems or alternative drive concepts such as efficient subassemblies for economical hybrid drives. Practically every third new car in Europe and every fourth car that comes off a production line anywhere in the world is fitted with a LuK clutch. Since 2000 the company belongs (entirely) to the Schaeffler Group, Herzogenaurach/Germany, one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.
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. 6,000 of the around 76,000 Schaeffler Group employees worldwide (status 2011) work on the development of new products and technologies. Approximately 1,100 inventions are registered as patents every year. With its brands INA, FAG and LuK, the Schaeffler Group is present at 180 locations in 50 countries worldwide. Additional success factors are the highest quality, employee orientation, exemplary environmental protection and sustained, long-term and targeted development of the company.
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