The ZF Group
ZF is Europe’s largest and most technically advanced independent
transmission manufacturer, producing transmissions for a wide
range of applications from cars to ships and from construction
equipment to railway locomotives. It is also one of the world’s
leading suppliers of driveline and chassis components, posting a
turnover of 12.5 billion euro in 2008.
The ZF Group employs approximately 60,000 people across the
globe at 125 production sites and 700 service and trading
centres. Committed to engineering excellence and innovation, the
group reinvests more than five per cent of its earnings in
Research & Development and has 4,600 technologists dedicated to
maintaining its technical leadership.
ZF Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ZF AG, responsible
for the UK aftermarket and support of the complete range of ZF
products in the British Isles. The company has an annual
turnover of £49 million and a workforce of around 200 people
based at facilities in Nottingham & Crick.
The Nottingham plant is the centre for unit repair, overhaul and
remanufacture and for technical service support. Established
more than 30 years ago and based on a 13,000 square metre site,
ZF Services in Nottingham employs 150 people, 80 of whom are
technically trained and qualified to ZF’s stringent original
equipment (O.E.) manufacturing standards. Accredited to ISO
9001:2000 and environmental management standard ISO 14001,
Nottingham’s dedicated facilities support the full range of ZF
primary role is to provide customers in all industries with
the best possible service support for ZF products, whatever
the need or application. This support is provided in various
Remanufactured Exchange Units
site carries in excess of £4.5 million worth of stock,
covering 42,000 part lines to support their remanufacturing
and repair facilities and supplying transmissions, axles,
remanufacturing and steering repairs services to many
ZF Services in
Nottingham works on behalf of ZF’s defence division.
This includes providing technical support to military
vehicle builders and field service for the UK’s Ministry of
Defence forces and other European armies using ZF equipment.
technicians have been engaged in supporting military
vehicles in Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan including upgrading
ZF transmissions for the AS90 self-propelled gun.