Research & Developement in PlzeňWe make things possible

The Czech subsidiary of the Corporate Research and Development of ZF Friedrichshafen AG offers Comprehensive mechatronic solution. As ZF is leading with the integration of electronic control system intro Driveline and Chassis Technology, you can rely on ZF Engineering Plzen as a high-performance center of competence. Our scope of engineering services ranges from design to prototyping, from environmental tests up to the realization of customer-specific test facilities.


ZF Engineering Plzeň creates automatic test systems for electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics and mechatronic devices. Solutions driven by your demands of quality:

Our solutions

Test Systems and Special-Purpose Machines

Ideas become Reality

ZF Engineering Plzeň develops designs and creates measuring and testing technology as well as special-purpose machines for individual applications. Our knowledge and experience in mechatronics, design and mechanical engineering is available in Pilsen and forms the basis for finding a flexible, interdisciplinary solution which concentrates on customer requirements.

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Mechatronic Modules

From Draft to Patent

ZF Engineering Plzeň puts your draft sketches into concepts and is capable to realize them on demand.

Development and production of mechatronic modules

Our design department uses CATIA V5, Pro/ENGINEER, Pro/MECHANICA and TransCAT Q-Checker.

We offer the full range of design services: from 3-D modeling via detailed design to production drawings.

  • Actuating devices
  • Sensor systems
  • Mechatronic modules
  • Concept studies
  • Design optimization
  • Fault analysis
  • Component design


Conceptions to Grab - Ideas to Touch

ZF Engineering Plzeň offers cost- efficient capabilities to make your ideas become reality at the earliest time of the conception- and development process. We apply technology which facilitates a wide ranging variety of applications at low cost - starting with the first display model up to the functional component, from quantity 1 up to small scale production.

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Engineering Services

Competences and services

Learn about competences and services of our executive departments:

  • Design Department
  • Electronic Department
  • Mechatronic Department
  • Prototype Department

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Components and Environmental Testing

From thermal shock to functional tests

ZF Engineering Plzen serves their customers by carrying out all-encompassing analysis and using testing procedures of the highest industry standards.

  • Environmental tests according to the automotive standards
  • Optical inspection and analysis
  • Examinations and measurements
  • Hydraulic components and systems

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Measurement, Control, Visualization

We realize customer specific automation systems based on PLC- and PC-controls. Graphical user Interfaces (GUI) and the visualization of test procedures for intuitional user guidance.

We are providing comprehensive support from first specification to the final delivery.

We produce single devices as well as small-scale series with the highest cost efficiency.

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