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Active & Passive Safety Technology

About the division

Under the ‘Active & Passive Safety Technology’ division, ZF will continue the successful business activities of TRW Automotive, acquired in May 2015. In cooperation with the other divisions, we are harmonizing ZF system solutions to shape the future megatrends such as efficiency, safety and automated driving. The division includes product line business units such as braking, steering, occupant safety and electronics.

Facts & Figures
Sales (2017) €13,970 million
Divisional Structure
Head of Division Dr. Franz Kleiner
Business Unit Person in charge
Braking systems Dr. Peter Holdmann
Steering systems Dr. Peter Holdmann
Occupant safety systems Mark Stewart
Electronics Mark Stewart
Body control systems Mark Stewart
Locations in Europe Germany: Alfdorf, Aschaffenburg, Aschau/Inn, Düsseldorf, Eschborn, Friedrichshafen, Gelsenkirchen, Koblenz, Laage, Radolfzell, Wuschheim
Czech Republic: Benesov, Jablonec nad Nisou, Stara Boleslav
France: Bouzonville, Paris La Defense Cedex, Plouzane
Italy: Bricherasio, Gardone Val Trompia, Moncalieri, Nichelino, San Giovanni di Ostellato
Netherlands: Amsterdam
Poland: Czechowice-Dziedzice, Czestochowa, Gliwice, Pruszkow
Portugal: Ponte de Lima, Vila Nova de Cerveira
Romania: Roman, Timis
Slovakia: Nove Mesto nad Vahom
Spain: Barcelona, Boecillo, Pamplona, Porrino, Vigo
Sweden: Arvidsjaur
Turkey: Cerkezkoy (Tekirdag)
United Kingdom: Birmingham, Burnley, Cirencester, Tyne & Wear, Nuneaton, Peterlee, Pontypool, Shirley
Locations in North America USA: Atkins (VI), Auburn (NY), Brimley (MI), Farmington Hills (MI), Fayette (OH), Fenton (MI), Flowery Branch (GA), Fowlerville (MI), Galesville (WI), Livonia (MI), Marshall (IL), Mesa (AZ), Pharr (TX), Rogersville (TN), Romeo (MI), Valley View (OH), Washington (MI), Williamston (MI), Winona (MN)
Canada: Midland (ON), Tillsonburg (ON), Windsor (ON), Woodstock (ON)
Mexico: Chihuahua (Chihuahua), El Marques (Queretaro), Polanco (Mexico City), Puebla (Puebla), Reynosa (Tamaulipas), Santa Rosa (Queretaro), Toluca (Estado de Mexico)
Locations in South America Brazil: Diadema (Sao Paulo), Engenheiro Coelho (Sao Paulo), Lavras (Minas Gerais), Limeira (Sao Paulo), Taubate (Sao Paulo)
Locations in Asia, Pacific, Middle East & Australia China: Changchun, Chengdu (Sichuan Province), Chongqing City, Foshan (Guangdong Province), Heihe City (Heilongjiang Province), Langfang (Hebei Province), Nanjing, Shanghai, Shenyang (Liaoning Province), Suzhou (Jiangsu Province), Wuhan (Hubei Province), Xi'an City (Shaanxi)
India: Chennai, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Guduvanchry (Tamil Nadu), Gurgaon (Haryana), Kancheepuram District (Tamil Nadu), New Delhi, Pune (Maharashtra), Trichy (Tamil Nadu)
Japan: Hiroshima City, Miyoshi City, Toyota City, Utsunomiya City, Yokohama
Malaysia: Rawang (Selangor), Shah Alam (Selangor, Darul Ehsan)
Republic of Korea: Ansan-si City (Gyeoggi-do), Seoul
Thailand: Pluakdeng (Rayong)
Locations in Africa South Africa: Dassenberg
Tunisia: Ben Arous


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Active & Passive Safety Technology

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Livonia MI 48150


Phone: +1 734 855 2600

Fax: +1 734 855 3345

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