ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company has a global workforce of around 137,000 with approximately 230 locations in some 40 countries. In 2016, ZF achieved sales of €35.2 billion. ZF annually invests about six percent of its sales in research & development – ensuring continued success through the design and engineering of innovative technologies.
ZF is one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide. After acquisition of TRW Automotive in 2015, the new joint aftermarket organization of ZF and TRW became the world’s second largest of its kind.
ZF brands are: SACHS, Lemforder, TRW.
Up to 70 different individual parts are installed in a steering system and in the suspension technology of a modern car or van – for the greatest possible safety and maximum comfort. Since suspension and steering technology are safety-relevant parts, they are subject to the utmost care during the process of designing, manufacturing, and assembling them. All LEMFÖRDER products in sections suspension and steering systems are manufactured in the same quality as the original equipment manufacturers.
Worldwide, the manufacturers of approximately 50 vehicle brands use steering systems and chassis components from ZF because, in addition to the high level of quality and long service life, the products also offer the maximum amount of ride comfort and dynamism.