Schaeffler is a producer of rolling elements for automotive, aerospace, and industrial applications. It works with more than 600 suppliers in
“We are honored by the confidence Schaeffler has placed in us to deliver engineered, tight-tolerance solutions at scale,” said
NN supplies Schaeffler with engineered vehicle transmission system components. One component NN supplies supports the park lock system, a critical safety feature that prevents a vehicle from moving once a vehicle’s gear shifter is placed in park. NN also supplies shift rods that deliver smooth gear shifting. Schaeffler’s transmission systems are used in many makes of vehicles manufactured in
The award is even more notable given the supply chain challenges manufacturers have faced since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Further, the NN team exceeded expectations in a key area: surface finish. Schaeffler allows an Ra value of 1 micron, and the factory delivered product at 0.6 micron, significantly smoother than required.
“Schaeffler is known in the industry for having exacting standards,” said Fan Lingzhi, Wuxi’s General Manager. “We needed to achieve 100% delivery with zero defects to win this award. I am extremely proud of the team and the customer focus it delivered to exceed Schaeffler’s expectations. Schaeffler is an important customer to NN and to the
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Source: NN, Inc.