Ebern – Powertrain Actuators Systems

The headquarters and a production plant of the Powertrain Actuators Systems product group are located in Ebern in northern Bavaria.

Pioneering solutions for the mobile world of the future are developed and produced here.

The site produces technologically sophisticated rubber and metal components to meet worldwide demand. The low- and medium-volume series production of clutch, brake and special hydraulics are located here as well.

Ebern is also home to the distribution and logistics center for the European PAS aftermarket, a research and development center and the training center of the product group.

The company has around 1,340 employees in Ebern.

Key Figures at end 2018

  • 0

    employees

  • 0

    year of creation

The focus at the site

  • Headquarters of the PAS product group
  • R&D center
  • Test center
  • Production site
  • Assembly line
  • Distribution and logistics center (aftermarket)
  • Training center (apprenticeships and dual education)

Products

Drive applications

  • Electrohydraulic actuator

Clutch applications

  • Clutch slave cylinder
  • Clutch master cylinder
  • Housing for concentric slave cylinder

Brake applications

  • Wheel cylinder
  • Brake booster
  • Brake master cylinder

Components

  • Metal parts
  • Rubber parts
  • Brake hoses and lines

History at a Glance

1943
Foundation as FAG subsidiary.

1954
First serial delivery of a brake hydraulics component.

1955
First participation in the Internationale Automobilausstellung (IAA) in Frankfurt.

1970
Start of serial production of clutch master cylinders.

1975
First serial delivery of a brake booster.

1988
Development of a world first: the anti-lock braking system (ABS) for motorcycles.

1990
Commissioning of the new automated storage, assembly and shipping center.

1992
Foundation of a plant in Mühlhausen in Thuringia – FTE automotive Möve GmbH.

1993
Sale of the company by FAG. From then on, the company operated independently under the name “Fahrzeug Technik Ebern” or FTE automotive.

1997
Foundation of the first foreign plant in Mexico – FTE Mexicana S.A. de C.V.

1998
Establishment of production in Brazil – FTE Industria e Comercio Ltda.

1999
New construction and foundation of FTE automotive systems GmbH in Ebern-Fischbach.

2003
Foundation of the joint venture APG-FTE automotive Co. Ltd. in Hangzhou, China.

2004
Acquisition of Automotive Products Inc., USA (Auburn Hills).

2004
Foundation of the FTE automotive Slovakia s.r.o. plant (Prešov).

2005
Foundation of the FTE automotive Czechia s.r.o. plant (Podbo?any).

2009
Foundation of the FTE automotive (Taicang) Co. Ltd. plant.

2010
Foundation of an own company in Brazil – FTE Industria e Comercio Ltda. (Mauá).

2011
Foundation of the SFMC joint venture in Prešov (Slovakia) and start of remanufacturing of brake calipers for the local aftermarket.

2015
PACE Award / SPE Award for the gear shift actuator module.

2016
PACE Award for transmission oil pump.

Contact

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+49 (0)9531 810

Information on the town
www.ebern.de

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