FURTHER INFORMATION
Company History

From Technological Pioneer to Global Player in the Automotive and Rolling Bearing Industry

Company History

 
Innovation

Thinking Ahead

For many decades, the name Schaeffler and its product brands has been synonymous with pioneering spirit and innovative strength. This is one of the reasons why the Company is one of the leading suppliers worldwide in the rolling bearing industry – and is valued as a competent partner in almost every market sector.

Realising solutions today for tomorrow: In accordance with this principle, Schaeffler is continually driving forward technological progress – and continually setting new standards in the process. This will not change in the future. On the contrary: Schaeffler will continue to apply its worldwide knowledge completely in the service of forward-looking products, systems and solutions.

 
Ball Roller
Large Size Bearings
Dual Mass Flywheel
Ball Roller

One hundred years after the invention of the ball bearing and 50 years since the needle roller bearing became ready for volume production, Schaeffler is offering its customers a new rolling bearing series: the ball roller bearing. more

 
Large Size Bearings

At the centre of the Millennium Wheel in London: rolling bearings from Schaeffler. A spherical roller bearing of this size and with these requirements has never been installed before. more

 
Dual Mass Flywheel

An indispensable part of the automotive world: As early as 1985, Schaeffler began production of the dual mass flywheel, starting a new era in drive train engineering. more

 
 
 
Diaphragm Clutch
Needle Roller Bearings
Ball Grinding Machine
Diaphragm Clutch

In 1965, LuK was the first clutch manufacturer in Europe to bring the diaphragm clutch onto the market. Today, one in three news car rolling off the production line is fitted with an LuK clutch. more

 
Needle Roller Bearings

What started life as an ingenious idea in 1949 is by no means at the end of the story 60 years later: Needle roller bearings continue to convince engineers even today with their small design envelope and high load carrying capacity. more

 
Ball Grinding Machine

In 1883, Friedrich Fischer invented the ball grinding machine and thus laid the foundation stone for the entire rolling bearing industry. For the first time, it was possible to grind steel balls to absolute roundness in large quantities. more