Tag: Schaeffler

Leading suppliers confirmed for Automechanika Birmingham 2019

Leading suppliers confirmed for Automechanika Birmingham 2019

5th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham will return to the NEC from 4 to 6 June 2019, with many major industry players signed up to exhibit. The show organisers say the 2019 edition looks likely to increase in size ahead of the event’s move to a biennial format starting in 2021.

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Schaeffler redesigns packaging for all key products

Schaeffler redesigns packaging for all key products

8th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Schaeffler has launched a new packaging design. The reworked design is being introduced step-by-step at all Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket production sites around the world. To highlight component quality, the boxes now feature high-resolution product photos, and the Schaeffler brand logo has been added in a more prominent position. The packaging retains familiar LuK, INA and FAG colour scheme and logos.

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Schaeffler confirms ‘The Garage Inspector’ as first UK brand ambassador

Schaeffler confirms ‘The Garage Inspector’ as first UK brand ambassador

7th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Andy Savva – ‘The Garage Inspector’ – has become Schaeffler’s first UK brand ambassador. Savva has been supporting Schaeffler’s Repxpert team by presenting at various trade fairs and training events over recent months, sharing his expertise on building up a workshop brand and profile, while also offering tips and best practice techniques on how to make a business profitable.

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Schaeffler to demo workshop of the future at Automechanika Frankfurt 2018

Schaeffler to demo workshop of the future at Automechanika Frankfurt 2018

30th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Schaeffler will look to the future with a range of innovative mixed and augmented reality exhibits when Automechanika Frankfurt opens its doors in September.

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Workshop technicians praise latest Schaeffler Repxpert INA and FAG training event in Hereford

Workshop technicians praise latest Schaeffler Repxpert INA and FAG training event in Hereford

19th March 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest Schaeffler Repxpert training event has been labelled a ‘great success’ by technicians who participated in the recent INA and FAG course at a packed-out Repxpert Academy.

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OESAA delivers Autoinform Live workshop training event

30th November 2017 | 0 Comments

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) has delivered its latest Autoinform Live workshop training event. Held at the GTG Academy in Wolverhampton last weekend, more than 200 industry professionals attended the UK’s biggest workshop training event, with sessions delivered by OE suppliers and well-respected industry figures.

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Schaeffler UK’s Automotive Aftermarket joins NTDA

13th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Schaeffler UK’s Automotive Aftermarket business unit is proud to announce that it has become a supplier member of the National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA). Schaeffler has elected to join the NTDA at a time when the company recognises that many tyre distributors and installers are accepting more general repair work.

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Schaeffler and industry support BEN’s Hats On 4 Mental Health Day

24th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) was proud to join fellow members of the automotive industry in raising money for the automotive charity, BEN – by wearing hats to work to promote awareness about the growing potential for mental health issues to affect industry colleagues both at work and at home.

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Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket upgraded to autonomous division

24th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Schaeffler AG has announced that its automotive aftermarket business will be upgraded to full divisional status following a prolonged period of growth. Effective from the 1 January 2018, the Schaeffler Group will be comprised of three separate divisions – Automotive OEM, Industrial and the newly-created Automotive Aftermarket (AAM) – which will be run autonomously within Schaeffler from its headquarters in Langen, Germany.

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Lucas di Grassi takes Formula E title

Lucas di Grassi takes Formula E title

4th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport’s Lucas di Grassi is the new Formula E Champion after securing a comfortable points’ finish in the season finale at the Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix.

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Midwest hosts Schaeffler technical evening

Midwest hosts Schaeffler technical evening

26th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Midwest Motor Factors & Monmore Auto Parts have hosted a Schaeffler (UK) technical evening at the GTG Academy in Wolverhampton, enabling garages to familarise themselves with the latest and upcoming clutch technologies.

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Explosion in Schaeffler plant – 13 injured

15th May 2017 | 0 Comments

An explosion this morning at a factory owned by Continental shareholder Schaeffler is said to have injured 13 people. According to a report from the Police in Lower Franconia, Germany, an explosion occurred within a production hall at Schaeffler’s roller bearing factory in the town of Eltmann. It is currently thought that the explosion and a small fire that followed are linked to a problem with a cleaning system for industrial salt.

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OESAA explains OE difference at Mechanex

25th November 2016 | 0 Comments

The informative Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) stand at this year’s Mechanex Sandown show proved a real talking point amongst attendees, providing an opportunity to examine ‘like for like’ parts for themselves. The busy stand, staffed by representatives from a wide range of OESAA member companies, featured comparable components from OE and non-OE suppliers to highlight the dramatic differences in quality that can exist between the two, as well as the detrimental impact that fitting sub-standard parts can potentially have on a garage’s reputation.

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Schaeffler cuts IPO following VW scandal

12th October 2015 | 0 Comments

In what is being interpreted as fallout of the Volkswagen (VW) emissions scandal, Schaeffler significantly reduced its initial public offering (IPO) after delaying in light of the VW revelations. VW accounts for more than 10 per cent of sales at Schaeffler, which makes ball bearings for products ranging from tools to airplanes.

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Up to 25% share in Schaeffler to be sold through IPO

Up to 25% share in Schaeffler to be sold through IPO

21st September 2015 | 0 Comments

Continental AG majority shareholder and automotive industry supplier Schaeffler today announced its intention to place up to 166 million new and existing non-voting common Schaeffler AG shares with institutional investors and to list these on the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s regulated market. The proceeds of this initial public offering will be used to reduce debt within both Schaeffler AG and Schaeffler Holding.

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