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Schaeffler releases TorCon 6L80 torque converter

Schaeffler announced the debut of the LuK TorCon 6L80 torque converter, which the company notes is all-new and not remanufactured. The TorCon 6L80 is compatible with 2007-2020 GM trucks, vans and SUVs with a 5.3L, with a current VIO of 6,211,856, according to Schaeffler. Schaeffler claims that the product’s design leads it to last up to

Schaeffler recognized as a GM 2023 Top Global Supplier

Schaeffler announced it was recently recognized as a top global supplier of 2023 by General Motors during the automaker’s annual Supplier of the Year event in Miami, Florida. This is the fourth time Schaeffler has been honored with this award. The selection process distinguishes those who align closely with GM’s principles, the company said. These values,

Schaeffler, ATSG partner to support technical education

Schaeffler announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Automotive Transmission Service Group (ATSG) to become its primary sponsor. Through this agreement, Schaeffler will provide ongoing technical education support to the members of ATSG, which has offered technical support and repair information for transmission technicians for nearly 40 years. Working in the transmission

Schaeffler offers new LuK clutch kits

Schaeffler Group USA has announced the release of new LuK brand clutch kits. New LuK products include nine different clutch kits, including traditional LuK RepSets and RepSet DMFs. The newly released clutch kits provide coverage to many common vehicle applications, including various Toyota, BMW and Volkswagen models, accounting for 4.3 million vehicles in operation, the company said.

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Schaeffler releases technical and service bulletins for LuK products

Schaeffler Group USA has released a series of technical and service bulletins for the LuK product line. The bulletins feature bleeding instructions, guided bleeding procedures and installation instructions for LuK slave cylinders, and DMF to solid flywheel conversions. In conjunction with its Repxpert service brand, Schaeffler provides technical tips and service information for the LuK

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A wealth of information: Recapping the TCRA Annual Seminar

The profitable and proper remanufacturing of torque converters served as the focus for the 24th annual seminars and meetings of the Torque Converter Rebuilders Association (TCRA). The two-day event was held in the Detroit area in June and drew approximately 100 participants. As has been the case since the first of these converter segment get-togethers,

TCRA names new officers and board

The Torque Converter Rebuilders Association (TCRA) recently named its new board and officers. The positions were chosen during the organization’s annual meeting June 24 and 25. Note that not all of these positions are newly elected, as some members return from last year. Here is the full list: President: Mike Cargill (Schaeffler) Vice President: Eric

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Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket expands N.A. operations

Schaeffler has announced plans to relocate and expand its Automotive Aftermarket operations. Groundbreaking began recently for its new 250,000-square-foot facility in Strongsville, Ohio—approximately five miles from its current operation in Valley City. Schaeffler says it expects the new facility to be operational in the third quarter of 2022. “Our new Strongsville facility represents the growth of our North

Schaeffler celebrates 75th anniversary

German automotive supplier Schaeffler recently celebrated its 75th anniversary. Dr. Wilhelm Schaeffler and his brother Dr.-Ing. E.h. Georg Schaeffler laid the foundation for today’s company when they founded Industrie GmbH in Herzogenaurach in 1946. This marked the starting point of a company that today employs more than 83,900 employees at around 200 locations in more

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