Schaeffler North America

 
 
 
 
 
 
History

Company history

 
 

2002

Schaeffler acquires FAG Bearing Co and the integration of the INA and FAG Sales teams takes place.

 

2002

INA Plants 1 and 2 receives GM Supplier of the Year Award.

 

2002

As the result of a joint venture between the State of Ohio and LuK, Inc., the LuK Academy is built to focus on the growing apprenticeship program and to provide day care for the children of LuK employees.

 

2002

The LuK Cafeteria is built to offer all three shifts of employees convenient, healthy meals on-site.

 

2003

North American Automotive Center opens in Troy, Michigan. This facility has both engineers and technicians onsite, and houses a state-of-the-art test lab, outfitted with multiple test cells capable of performing extensive test simulations for automotive components.

 

2004

INA USA Corporation changes its name to Schaeffler Group USA Inc.

 

2004

LuK, Inc. changes its name to LuK USA LLC.

 

2004

A new Wienstroth rotary furnace and 6 station quench press are installed, marking the first integration project between LuK USA LLC, LuK Bühl and FAG.

 

2004

LuK USA LLC, reaches the 1 million torque converter mark.

 

2005

Plant 2 expansion for allow for new product lines.

 

2005

LuK USA LLC begins supplying 310mm torque converters to Allison and GM Power train.

 

2006

Schaeffler Group USA received John Deere – Outstanding Supplier Performance Award (Partner Level in Achieving Excellence Program).

 

2006

The 39,000 sq. ft. Special Equipment building is added. This expansion enables the Special Equipment department to broaden their service to the production departments.

 

2007

INA Plant 6 receives Ford Q1 Certification.

 

2007

Schaeffler Group USA receives John Deere - Outstanding Supplier Performance Award (Partner Level in Achieving Excellence Program).

 

2007

LuK USA LLC celebrates its 30th anniversary.

LuK USA LLC receives OHSAS 18001 certification, marking LuK's commitment to the well-being of its employees.