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The ZF Company The ZF Company

The ZF Company

Details on ZF boards, strategy, corporate structure and financial figures.

Company Profile

ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology.

With its comprehensive product portfolio, the company offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and startup companies in the fields of transportation and mobility. Digital networking and automation are focal points of ZF system development as it transitions to becoming a software- and cloud-based company. ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act.

The Consolidated ZF Group is represented with 168 production locations in 32 countries as well as 19 main development locations in nine countries. In fiscal 2022, ZF reported sales of €43.8 billion with approximately 165,000 employees worldwide. The company spent 7,8 percent of its sales on research and development in 2022.

Founded in 1915, ZF has evolved from a supplier specializing in aviation technology to a global mobility technology company. With its trendsetting products, ZF is focusing on Next Generation Mobility for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial applications.

Group shareholders include the Zeppelin Foundation, administered by the City of Friedrichshafen, holding 93.8 percent of shares, and the Dr. Jürgen and Irmgard Ulderup Foundation, Lemförde, with 6.2 percent.

ZF at a Glance

Get to know the mobility specialist ZF in just under four minutes. In an informative film, you will learn what is behind our corporate strategy "Next Generation Mobility". We briefly introduce you to ZF’s four technology domains in which the company is active: automated driving, electric mobility, vehicle motion control, and integrated safety.

Financial Overview 2022

Online Annual Report

ZF Annual Report 2022

We are publishing an online version of our annual report. Check it out to learn more about ZF’s strategic developments, or download the PDF.

Corporate Governance

Learn more about our corporate culture and how it is embodied in our daily work.

ZF Strategy: Next Generation Mobility

As an integrated systems supplier, we are applying our “Next Generation Mobility” strategy to the development of holistic solutions for addressing the challenges of today and tomorrow.

Corporate Structure

ZF Group is structured into eight divisions and other companies. You can get a detailed overview of sales, structures and locations here.

Investor Relations

ZF intends to continue on its growth path in the years ahead.