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ZF at a Glance

The challenges of our time question the status quo and demand new answers. As a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology we deliver those answers and consequently align our activities.

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company has a global workforce of 146,000 with approximately 230 locations in some 40 countries. In 2017, ZF achieved sales of €36.4 billion and as such, is one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide.

ZF enables vehicles to see, think and act. The company invests more than six percent of its sales in research and development annually – in particular for the development of efficient and electric drivelines and also in striving for a world without accidents. With its broad portfolio, ZF is advancing mobility and services for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology applications.

ZF intends to continue on its growth path in the years ahead. Our strategy is based on the five pillars:

  • Balanced Market Penetration
  • Innovation and Cost Leadership
  • Profitable Diversification
  • Financial Independence
  • Global Attractive Employer

ZF’s shareholders are the Zeppelin Foundation, administered by the City of Friedrichshafen, holding 93.8 percent of the company’s shares, and the Dr. Jürgen and Irmgard Ulderup Foundation Lemförde, with 6.2 percent.

Contact to Investor Relations

Contact to Investor Relations

Charbel Chamoun

Manager Investor Relations & Rating

+49 7541 77-969305

Alexander König

Director Financing

Current publications

Annual Report

In the Annual Report, you will find important data and facts from the 2017 fiscal year.

Sustainability Report

What does sustainability mean for ZF? The Sustainability Report provides the answer to this question.