Schaeffler: Centrally bundled expertise, accelerated planning and engineering
- Portfolio: precision components and systems in engine, transmission and chassis applications, as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions
- Turnover: EUR 13.3 billion (2016)
- Employees: approx. 86,600 (2016)
- Location: Herzogenaurach (headquarters)
The product portfolio of the Schaeffler Group is enormous. The company's Industrial division alone manufactures precision products such as rolling bearings, joint bearings and plain bearings that are utilised in 60 different industries. The primary customers are from the automotive industry, but Schaeffler also manufactures high-precision bearings for aviation/aerospace applications such as for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Innovation is an essential element of corporate identity, which should be reflected in the company’s internal value-added chain.
Today, the camos CPQ solution is utilised as standardised procedure for designing and calculating special orders and in product developments with ‘knowledge-based engineering’, significantly accelerating the related processes. Connectability with SAP ERP, PTC Windchill and CREO allows the camos solution to be elegantly integrated into corporate system environments, enabling uninterrupted data flow. What’s more, now the expertise of 180 locations in 50 countries is now centrally bundled in a single system, considerably simplifying sales processes.