ZF started its activities in 1996 with the Tirsan (Tiryakiler) Group, and after the end of the partnership in 1998 in 2002, it has been continuing its activities with the commercial title of ZF with 100% German capital since 2003.
Headquartered in Germany, ZF Group is among the top 3 automotive sub-industries in the world after the acquisition of TRW in 2015 and provides services in 40 countries around the world with its approximately 146,000 employees.
ZF manufactures and develops powertrains, steering systems, axles, chassis systems and parts for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The ZF group also produces worldwide in the field of construction and construction machinery, aircraft and marine vehicles and industrial systems.
ZF, a member of the ZF Friedrichschafen AG Group, is one of the world’s leading experts among suppliers in the field of automotive chassis systems and powertrain technologies.
ZF Turkey operates in İzmir Çiğli 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.
As a result of the quality studies it has been carrying out since 2002, it has also been entitled to receive the ” FORD Q1 Quality System” Certificate, given by Ford to its distinguished sub-industries that meet certain quality system conditions.
ZF Turkey 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 Turkey, in the ZF LM product portfolio with its Izmir 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.
ZF Turkey has grown in 2007 by adding world companies such as Magnetti Marelli, Jtekt and Iveco to its customer portfolio.