ZF includes Sachs, Boge and Lemfoerder
ZF is amongst the top 10 automotive suppliers worldwide with over 120 production companies in 26 countries under brand names including Sachs, Boge, Lemfoerder and ZF Parts with each brand serving a specific functional area. (For example, Sachs focuses exclusively on Clutches and Shock Absorbers.) All parts meet or exceed OEM spec.
ZF is an OEM to Audi, BMW, Volvo and more.
ZF started in 1915 with the development of transmissions and has grown to employ over 75,000 employees worldwide. ZF is an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) brands like Audi, Porsche, BMW and Volvo, plus ZF supplies replacement parts under the same 4 brand names (Sachs, Boge, Lemfoerder and ZF). ZF consistently reinvests into their research and development having topped out at EUR 861 million for 2012.