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.
The Consolidated ZF Group is represented by 188 production locations in 31 countries as well as 18 main development locations in eight countries. In 2021, ZF achieved sales of €38.3 billion with approximately 157,500 employees worldwide. The company spent eight percent of its sales on research and development in 2021.
In İzmir, ZF Türkiye operates in İzmir Atatürk OIZ on an area of 31,150 square meters. The product list of the company, which has intensive machining and assembly processes, includes tie rods, drawbars and V-link rods for commercial vehicles, and various ball joints and tie rod ends for passenger cars. In addition, the company carries out product design and design validation for the European spare parts market and sells engineering services to abroad and domestically on “Finite Element Analysis” within the central product development department in Germany.
ZF Türkiye continues its production in the direction of customer satisfaction-oriented development by following high quality and latest technology with the aim of meeting the needs of customers in Europe and other regions, especially the main industries in Türkiye, in the ZF LM product portfolio with its İzmir Factory. Among the main customers of the company, which mainly works with the main industry, are companies that export vehicles to the world such as Renault, Ford, Tofaş, MAN, MBT, BMC, Temsa, Iveco.