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ZF Friedrichshafen AG
Hauptverwaltung und Zentrale Forschung und Entwicklung
88038 Friedrichshafen


ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Description

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company, which acquired TRW Automotive on May 15, 2015, is represented at about 230 locations in some 40 countries.

 

 

ZF is one of the top three automotive suppliers worldwide. The company was founded in 1915 for the development and production of transmissions for airships and vehicles. Today, the group's product range comprises transmissions and steering systems as well as chassis components and complete axle systems and modules.

Status
Manufacturer of Armaments
Parent/ Major Shareholders

As stockholders, the Zeppelin Foundation - which is administered by the City of Friedrichshafen - holds 93.8 percent and the Dr. Jürgen and Irmgard Ulderup Foundation Lemförde holds 6.2 percent of shares.