We pioneer motion to advance how the world moves
We pioneer motion
Welcome to Schaeffler

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Schaeffler is a strong company that looks to the future. We see many of the changes in our social, geopolitical and macroeconomic environments as challenges and opportunities. We are putting the goals we have set ourselves against this background into practice with our "Roadmap 2025". Our image campaign, which you can see here, is intended to provide an overview of the issues we care about, and to help you get to know the Schaeffler brand.

OUR CLAIM: WE PIONEER MOTION

What we stand for

Progress to advance the world

We move. Generations. Large and small

We pioneer motion to advance how the world moves. We’ve been doing it for generations and in many areas of our lives, both large and small, from mobility to industrial applications. Find out more on our corporate website.

Progress to advance the world

Global and innovative

Global, diversified and leading in technology. More than an automotive supplier

We are broadly based and serve our customers worldwide. We develop and produce components, mechanical and mechatronic systems and services not just for automotive applications, but for a wide range of applications and sectors worldwide. All with the aim of being a technology leader. Find out more on our corporate website.

Global and innovative

OUR STRATEGIC GOALS: INNOVATION, AGILITY, EFFICIENCY

How we never stop being pioneers

Schaeffler is becoming more agile

Success isn’t just about size. For us, it’s agility that counts

We have three strategic targets: We want to become even more innovative, agile and efficient. Becoming more agile means being able to react even faster to the dynamics of economic, market and geopolitical changes in the future. Find out more on our corporate website.

Schaeffler is becoming more agile

Schaeffler is becoming more innovative

Technology leaders always want to know every last detail. To be inventive is to have curiosity

We have three strategic targets: We want to become even more innovative, agile and efficient. For us, being more innovative means breaking new ground, not only in products and services, but also in production processes, IT and internal workflows. To this end, we have defined eight innovation clusters that enable us to stay one step ahead for our customers. Find out more on our corporate website.

Schaeffler is becoming more innovative

Schaeffler is becoming more efficient

Good ideas, easy to apply. Efficiency is a mindset

We have three strategic targets: We want to become even more innovative, agile and efficient. Efficiency is about managing our resources even more purposefully and efficiently. This applies to many areas – from the planned development of superior products to process improvements and the right use of capital. Find out more on our corporate website.

Schaeffler is becoming more efficient

OUR STRENGTH

Our unique strengths

Manufacturing excellence in series

We can handle precision and large quantities. Our manufacturing excellence

The quality of our products has always been one of our success factors. This starts with our selection of suppliers and continues in production. In our 75 plants around the world, we work to the highest manufacturing standards and ensure these standards are maintained across all locations and areas of application. Our quality lead is based on a deep understanding of the relationships between machines, tools and processes. For instance, if the quality of the deployed machines is not to our high standards, we build the machines ourselves. For more information about manufacturing excellence at Schaeffler, please use the links below.

Manufacturing excellence in series

Solutions for the hydrogen sector

Technologies and business opportunities for tomorrow. Hydrogen as an opportunity for the future

Everyone’s talking about hydrogen. And everyone wants to scale, fast. The secret is to have a partner like us, who can provide everything from key components and systems to in-depth understanding of the entire energy chain, whether for industrial applications or automotive. We are the ideal partner for the future of our customers in hydrogen. For more information about hydrogen technologies from Schaeffler, please use the links below.

Solutions for the hydrogen sector

Systems intelligence in key technologies

Delivering parts and understanding the big picture at the same time. Our system understanding

When it comes to motion, we supply perfect parts and key components. We also develop and produce increasingly complex systems. How? Because we don’t just think in single components; we think in complete systems as well. And we do it with supreme expertise across a whole range of applications and sectors. For more information about Schaeffler's understanding of systems, please use the links below.

Systems intelligence in key technologies

A tradition of quality management

One of our longstanding passions. Quality at Schaeffler

When asked about quality, many people point to our products and manufacturing excellence. And that’s a good thing. But for us, quality goes further and deeper. We want the best quality and excellence in every respect, including our processes and the qualifications of our employees. For more information about quality management at Schaeffler, please use the links below.

A tradition of quality management

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Ideas for every future trend

The electric motor range

Breathtaking decisiveness. Our own electric motors

Moving into manufacturing our own electric motors from start to finish was the obvious next step. We leveraged our expertise in mechanical components, manufacturing processes and winding technologies, as well as our understanding of systems, and went into production. The result is a complete family of electric motors for applications ranging from 20 kW to over 300 kW. For more information about our portfolio of efficient electric motors and our Automotive Technologies division, please use the links below.

The electric motor range

Diverse range of drivetrains

Technology that reduces CO2. Our drivetrains

Diversity and openness to different technologies are our greatest strengths. We understand the overall system and develop innovative components and systems for all types of vehicle concepts, from classic combustion engines to plug-in hybrid technologies and all-electric drive systems. Our expertise in this field makes us the preferred technology partner for our customers. For more information on Schaeffler drivetrains and our Automotive Technologies division, please use the links below.

Diverse range of drivetrains

Intelligent corner module

People who think outside the box can also drive around corners. The Mover with 90-degree steering angle

Our Automotive Technologies division is continuously developing new mobility solutions that move us in new ways. With its 90-degree steering angle, the Schaeffler Mover can move sideways into tight parking spaces, making it ideal for today’s rapidly growing urban regions. This platform enables the realization of a wide variety of vehicle concepts. The technology received the German Mobility Prize 2019, awarded by the German Federal Ministry of Transport. For more information about the Schaeffler Mover and our Automotive Technologies division, please click on the links below.

Intelligent corner module

Leading in technology

Global, diversified and leading in technology. More than an automotive supplier

We are broadly based and serve our customers worldwide. We develop and produce components, mechanical and mechatronic systems and services not just for automotive applications, but for a wide range of applications and sectors worldwide. All with the aim of being a technology leader. Find out more on our corporate website.

Leading in technology

AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET

Keeping a globalized world moving

Ordering replacement parts online

Big data for garages. Our customized digital offerings

Customization is becoming increasingly important in the spare parts business. Thanks to our experience and data, we know what every customer needs. With our help, workshop employees always know which individual part or solution to order, no matter how many different types of vehicles they have to deal with. Our online catalogue and REPXPERT portal give workshop professionals around-the-clock access to the digital service world. For more information about digital spare parts supply and the Automotive Aftermarket division, please use the links below.

Ordering replacement parts online

Our aftermarket packages

Making vehicle repair completely carefree. Our aftermarket packages

Our customers and their customers deserve to stay mobile. We ensure that garages can repair vehicles quickly and professionally with innovative complete solutions, repair kits, the right specialized tools and tips for professional installation and removal. Our packages are precisely tailored to the needs of garages and their customers, with a perfect selection of components and supporting services. For more information on our aftermarket packages and the Automotive Aftermarket division, please use the links below.

Our aftermarket packages

The global strategy for replacement parts

Openness to different technologies. Our global spare parts strategy

The automotive markets are becoming increasingly dynamic. In the aftermarket business, being open to new and different technologies really pays off. Our customers have the flexibility to decide which technology they want to focus on, and in which market. We support them in their decisions by always providing them with the right aftermarket packages. For more information on our spare parts supply and strategy as well as the Automotive Aftermarket division, please use the links below.

The global strategy for replacement parts

INDUSTRIAL

Ever smarter. Ever more connected

Full product range for wind power plants

Technology for more rotations. Solutions for wind power

Our components and systems are a breath of fresh air for the energy revolution. We develop and produce high-performance bearings for rotor shafts, gears and generators. In addition, we use innovative integrated sensor systems, state-of-the-art calculation and simulation programs as well as digital services to ensure optimized operation of machines and systems. For more information about our contribution to wind power, please click on the links below.

Full product range for wind power plants

Linear and rotative

We shape progress and movement. Rotary and linear motion

Our plug-and-play linear modules increase the range of cobots many times over. They are ready-to-install systems that can be individually adapted to customer requirements. This enables travel paths of up to 18 meters. For more information about our linear modules, please use the links below.

Linear and rotative

Predictive maintenance with OPTIME

Predictive maintenance pays off. Especially with Schaeffler OPTIME

Comprehensive and automated condition monitoring of machines and systems is not really new. But now it’s affordable. With OPTIME from Schaeffler, hundreds of units can be monitored simultaneously. The expandable system is cost-effective and quick to install, works with algorithms and is intuitive to operate. For more information about OPTIME and end-to-end monitoring, please use the links below.

Predictive maintenance with OPTIME

Innovative arm bearings

Mechatronics: not just for cars. Innovative articulated arm bearings for robots

We leverage our expertise within our organization. For example, our base of mechatronics knowledge from the automotive sector is transferred to our articulated arm bearings for robots. We supply suitable bearing solutions and dynamic motion systems for robot joints in various applications. For more information about Schaeffler solutions for industrial robots, please use the links below.

Innovative arm bearings

SUSTAINABILITY

Taking responsibility

Sustainability from A to Z

Sustainability right from the start. Our value chain

The Schaeffler Group stands for sustainable corporate management that combines economic success with responsible action towards the environment, people and society. Within this, procurement plays a major role. We attach great importance to meeting ecological and social criteria along the entire value chain and conserving resources. For more information about sustainability in the value chain and our supplier selection processes, please click on the links below.

Sustainability from A to Z

Holistic sustainability

More than just an agenda. Holistic sustainability

We take a holistic approach to sustainability in all areas, from waste avoidance to supplier certification. Sustainability has long been one of our corporate values. That's why it is particularly important for us to understand the requirements of our customers, investors and employees at an early stage. Our Sustainability Roadmap ensures that our sustainability targets become a cross-cutting issue for the entire company. For more information about comprehensive sustainability at Schaeffler, please use the links below.

Holistic sustainability

Climate rating always better

Start small and achieve great things. Sustainability targets at Schaeffler

Three of our sustainability targets relate to climate protection: increasing energy efficiency, expanding renewable energies in production and further improving our CDP climate rating. To monitor our progress, we continuously evaluate our processes as part of our energy management. For more information on sustainability at Schaeffler, please use the links below.

Climate rating always better

DIGITALIZATION

Adding value across the entire value chain

Our digital agenda

Quality in IT and processes. Our digital agenda

Insights from data will play an increasingly central role in the future. They are crucial for flexibly meeting dynamic market and customer requirements. Internal and external collaboration with colleagues and customers will also become increasingly important for creating real added value with digital solutions. This requires even better processes and a customized IT landscape. You can find out more about digitalization at Schaeffler using the links below.

Our digital agenda

Digital culture at Schaeffler

More important than digitalization. Winning digitally

Digitalization doesn’t start with computers, but in the mind of every individual. Digitalization is not just a buzzword for us. We see the digital transformation as a shared task for all of us. With our holistic IT and data strategy, we develop profitable digital solutions and bring them forward in a sustainable and value-oriented manner, for our customers as well as for ourselves. For us, what counts most is what cannot be digitalized. Can inventive talent be digitalized? Find out more about digitalization at Schaeffler using the links below.

Digital culture at Schaeffler

CULTURE

Diversity, curiosity and long-term perspective

Putting diversity into practice

Inclusiveness and respect in every interaction. Diversity at Schaeffler

Our business relations are internationally oriented. A diverse workforce enables and empowers us to recognize and serve the needs of global markets. We recognize the uniqueness of each individual and treat everyone with respect and fairness. By joining the Charter of Diversity, we promote diversity in a sustainable manner, across all borders. For more information about diversity at Schaeffler, please use the links below.

Putting diversity into practice

Three cultures in one company

Three in one. Our corporate culture

Some companies are limited to one culture. Not Schaeffler. We want to combine the best of many worlds. We are a family company with social responsibility and long-term thinking. We have made innovation a strategic goal, and we develop new ideas in an agile and creative way, much like a start-up. As a global company, we are active worldwide. Three in one. For more information about the culture at Schaeffler, please use the links below.

Three cultures in one company

Green makes the difference

To be a pioneer means to think in new ways. Green makes the difference

Our brand color is green. We’re pioneers, especially in terms of motion. We drive forward through agility, innovation and efficiency. We push the boundaries of solutions for industry as well as for the automotive sector. We supply future-oriented components and entire systems that challenge the status quo, all with a long-term mindset. We take the same approach when it comes to sustainability, leadership and competition, which enables us to achieve the best solutions. So, when you see red, think Schaeffler. Green makes the difference. For more information on the corporate culture at Schaeffler, please use the links below.

Green makes the difference

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