ZF Friedrichshafen (ZF) shifts easily from land to air to sea. The company makes automatic and manual transmissions for commercial vehicles, cars, construction and agricultural machinery, aircraft, marine vessels and wind power. ZF also makes rail transmissions and industrial drives such as servo gearboxes. Its off-road division makes transmissions for construction equipment, farm machinery marine craft, aircraft and wind power. ZF's chassis unit comprising intelligence and motion-related actuators, plays a major role in ensuring vehicle safety, comfort and efficiency. ZF was founded in 1915 by Ferdinand von Zeppelin (the Zeppelin inventor). With the future of mobility looking increasingly autonomous and connected, ZF's significant R&D spend is focused on mobility solutions. The Zeppelin Stiftung Foundation, which is largely controlled by the German town of Friedrichshafen, owns nearly 95% of the company. About 45% of the total sales is generated from Europe.
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- Year Started 1915
- Incorporated 1915
- FISCAL YEAR END DEC
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