Press Release

2016-Feb-29

ZF – The Global Player

  • Best Choice Strategy for Off-Highway Transmission and Axle Systems: Basic-, Premium-, and Highline products.
  • ZF transmissions and axles are designed to meet the requirements of today’s and tomorrow’s world markets – a key element for driving the Design to Market-strategy

Optimized fuel consumption, higher efficiency, cost reduction and innovative design concepts determine the trends in the construction industry.
ZF as a “global player” for Driveline technology faces these challenges and for this reason offers the so called “Best Choice Strategy.” Our customers are able to select between different modular transmission and axle concepts.
The technology levels Basic-, Premium- and Highline are tailored to the needs of the different customers and applications. The perfect solution for future challenges in global markets.

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ZF – The Global Player

Emerging Off-Highway Markets offer significant growth opportunities.

Best Cost products and markets are playing a significant role for Off-Highway machinery systems. Furthermore, the importance of globally acting manufacturers with production facilities all over the world continues to increase.

But also for new upcoming markets ZF has got the right products with market intelligence and service stations for the local support.

For a global product strategy, especially for the Off-Highway markets, it is essential to align market-specific technologies, local production as well as local engineering and service.

Only with this “Global Footprint” ZF is able to meet future market trends and regional customer and supplier requirements.

The ZF Best Choice Strategy with 3 technology levels is the perfect answer to conquer these challenges. It aligns a wide product portfolio with the diverse global market demands. (Fig 6)

This is the key element for driving the Design to Market-strategy:
ZF Best Choice

Best Choice Strategy: Levels of technology

  • “Premium line” – competitive products for innovative high-tech markets
  • “High line” – advanced technology for more performance and higher efficiency
  • “Basic line” – best cost products with adequate technology

OEM’s today are facing extremely versatile market demands. While their products have to match highly cost sensitive markets, premium markets are asking for high-tech products. The ZF Best Choice Strategy meets both requirements.

CONTACT

Gernot Hein

Head of Communication & Public Affairs, Industrial Technology

+49 851 494-2480

gernot.hein@zf.com

Alexander Eisner

Product Communication/Technical Press

+49 851 494-2175

alexander.eisner@zf.com