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ZF Celebrates Production of its One Millionth Axle at Rosslyn Plant

  • ZF well-established in South Africa since 1998
  • Company supplies axle sets to BMW Group South Africa
  • Plant hosted family day to commemorate occasion

Rosslyn, South Africa. ZF Lemförder South Africa, a subsidiary of global technology giant ZF Friedrichshafen AG, recently celebrated the production of its one millionth axle set at its Rosslyn plant. To commemorate the milestone achievement, the facility hosted a family day with its employees, executives from the global division and local customer representatives.

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ZF Celebrates Production of its One Millionth Axle at Rosslyn Plant

ZF Lemförder SA is a well-established automotive supplier and has been supplying BMW Group South Africa with axle sets for the BMW 3 series since its foundation in 1998. This includes the E46, E90 and F30 series.

Ian Myburgh, managing director and plant manager of ZF Lemförder SA, commented: “We are proud to have reached a milestone in the history of our facility here in Rosslyn. Not only are there one million vehicles on the road safely using our axles, but our quality is proven and is going from strength to strength. We have achieved this through relentless focus on training, efficient workplace organization methods and of course most importantly, understanding our customer requirements. We would like to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment over the years.”

As part of the celebration, employees and their families were treated to a day full of fun and presented with a commemorative gift.


Louise Colledge

Head of Regional Communications

+49 7541 77-96 93 35

Robert Buchmeier

Head of Technology and Product Communications

+49 7541 77-2488