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October 13, 2015 8:16 PM ET

Auto Components

Company Overview of ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Company Overview

ZF Friedrichshafen AG provides driveline and chassis technologies worldwide. The company offers drive systems, such as automatic, dual clutch, manual, power shift, variable, synchromesh, and hybrid- capable transmissions; hybrid, generator/hybrid, all-wheel and axle drive, and rotor and test systems; and electric drives, thrusters and shallow draft thrusters, surface and pod drives, power units, and gearboxes. It also provides drive components, such as wet and dry-running and dual clutches, clutch systems, torque converters, front and rear axle drives, bevel gear sets, differentials, dual-mass flywheels, PTOs, retarder systems, control and gearshift systems, transfer cases, propellers brakes...

Graf-von-Soden-Platz 1

Friedrichshafen,  88046


Founded in 1915

71,402 Employees


49 7541 77 0


49 7541 77 908000

Key Executives for ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Chief Executive Officer and Member of Management Board
Age: 52
President, South America
Executive Vice President of Finance, Controlling, & Information Technology and Member of Management Board
Age: 56
President of Asia-Pacific Division
Executive Vice President of ZF Group and Member of Management Board
Age: 63
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

ZF Friedrichshafen AG Key Developments

ZF Friedrichshafen AG Presents at SAE 2015 North American International Powertrain Conference, Sep-17-2015 01:30 PM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG Presents at SAE 2015 North American International Powertrain Conference, Sep-17-2015 01:30 PM. Venue: Westin Chicago River North Hotel, 320 North Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60610, United States.

ZF Friedrichshafen AG Announces Executive Changes

ZF Friedrichshafen AG appointed Franz Kleiner as head of the ZF Active and Passive Safety Technology division. Franz Kleiner was appointed member of the ZF Board of Management for the Region of North America at the beginning of 2015. John C. Plant, long-standing CEO of TRW, will hand over the management of the company to Dr. Kleiner, but will remain with ZF as an advisor until the end of 2015.

ZF Friedrichshafen AG Announces Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Sales Guidance for the Year 2015

ZF Friedrichshafen AG announced earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the six months, the company reported that net profit attributable to shareholders of the company was EUR 691 million, compared to EUR 299 million for the same period ended June 30, 2014. Sales were EUR 12.19 billion, compared to EUR 9.18 billion for the same period ended June 30, 2014. Operating profit was EUR 337 million, compared to EUR 418 million for the same period ended June 30, 2014. For the year 2015, the company expects sales to be between EUR 29 billion and EUR 30 billion.

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