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
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)
- Electrohydraulic actuator
- Clutch slave cylinder
- Clutch master cylinder
- Housing for concentric slave cylinder
- Wheel cylinder
- Brake booster
- Brake master cylinder
- Metal parts
- Rubber parts
- Brake hoses and lines
History at a Glance
Foundation as FAG subsidiary.
First serial delivery of a brake hydraulics component.
First participation in the Internationale Automobilausstellung (IAA) in Frankfurt.
Start of serial production of clutch master cylinders.
First serial delivery of a brake booster.
Development of a world first: the anti-lock braking system (ABS) for motorcycles.
Commissioning of the new automated storage, assembly and shipping center.
Foundation of a plant in Mühlhausen in Thuringia – FTE automotive Möve GmbH.
Sale of the company by FAG. From then on, the company operated independently under the name “Fahrzeug Technik Ebern” or FTE automotive.
Foundation of the first foreign plant in Mexico – FTE Mexicana S.A. de C.V.
Establishment of production in Brazil – FTE Industria e Comercio Ltda.
New construction and foundation of FTE automotive systems GmbH in Ebern-Fischbach.
Foundation of the joint venture APG-FTE automotive Co. Ltd. in Hangzhou, China.
Acquisition of Automotive Products Inc., USA (Auburn Hills).
Foundation of the FTE automotive Slovakia s.r.o. plant (Prešov).
Foundation of the FTE automotive Czechia s.r.o. plant (Podbořany).
Foundation of the FTE automotive (Taicang) Co. Ltd. plant.
Foundation of an own company in Brazil – FTE Industria e Comercio Ltda. (Mauá).
Foundation of the SFMC joint venture in Prešov (Slovakia) and start of remanufacturing of brake calipers for the local aftermarket.
PACE Award / SPE Award for the gear shift actuator module.
PACE Award for transmission oil pump.
How to find us
FTE automotive GmbH
Andreas-Humann-Straße 2 D-96106 Ebern
+49 (0)9531 810
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