A wholly-owned subsidiary of German parent company ZF Friedrichshafen AG and part of the ZF Group, ZF Services UK is responsible for parts supply and technical, fitment and marketing support to OEMs and the independent aftermarket in the UK and Ireland. Sales support is provided to OEMs producing in the UK and technical support is provided to OE production lines and dealer networks. ZF Services UK Ltd has a workforce of around 200 people based at facilities in Nottingham and Crick.

Nottingham occupies a 13,000 square metre site carrying out unit repair, overhaul and remanufacture, and providing technical support. Facilities include specialist areas for warranty inspection including root cause analysis, and the site is accredited to ISO 9001:2008 and environmental management standard ISO 14001:2004. Of its 150 employees, 80 are technically trained and qualified to ZF’s stringent original equipment (OE) manufacturing standards, and many go on to achieve master technician status.

The Crick site supplies ZF Services UK’s distribution partners in the independent automotive aftermarket with OE-quality replacement parts under the globally recognised brands of SACHS, LEMFÖRDER, BOGE and ZF Parts. In addition, this site provides customer service and technical support and is also the company’s logistics hub.