CHICAGO, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ZF Friedrichshafen AG (ZF), a leading supplier of wind turbine drive train components, today named E.ON Energy Services (E.ON) as a factory Authorized Service Provider for inspection, repair and replacement of ZF equipment to the ZF Service Network. The designation by ZF Services allows E.ON to perform factory approved up-tower repairs and replacements on ZF equipment and to provide support to ZF in the field and the installed customer base.
"E.ON is a top tier provider and we only want top tier people supporting our industry leading products," said Scott Gardiner, ZF Services, LLC, Senior Manager, Wind Power & Industrial Services. "ZF produces some of the most advanced equipment in the industry and we work hard to produce excellent services for our customers," Gardiner added.
"ZF makes an excellent product and we are pleased to join with ZF in expanding their efforts to maintain high quality service offerings," said Keith Day, President of E.ON Energy Services. "E.ON is rapidly expanding its services business and is focused on key components like the drive train. There is no question about ZF's product quality, their company or their team. Whether it's routine servicing with factory parts or warranty service, our factory trained technicians will bring our Service with an Owner's Eye to both ZF's and our customers."
ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company acquired TRW Automotive on May 15, 2015, and integrated it within the organizational structure as the Active & Passive Safety Technology Division. The combined company has a global workforce of around 138,300 at about 230 locations in some 40 countries and reported sales of €29.2 billion in 2015. ZF annually invests approximately 5 percent of its sales in Research & Development (€1.4 billion in 2015) ensuring continued success through the design and engineering of innovative technologies. ZF is one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide.
ZF Services and TRW Aftermarket consistently continue ZF's systems competence in the aftermarket. With integrated solutions and the entire product portfolio, the aftermarket organizations guarantee the performance and efficiency of vehicles throughout their life cycle. Its combination of established product brands, digital innovations, customized products and services, and a worldwide service network has made ZF a sought-after partner and number two in the global aftermarket.
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E.ON is one of the world's largest energy companies serving 33 million customers with power, gas, heat and energy solutions., with annual sales of €112 billion and more than 58,000 employees E.ON, headquartered in Germany, plays a leading role in the development of the renewable industry worldwide and is already active in onshore and offshore wind as well as in photovoltaic. E.ON currently operates over 4.5 gigawatts of renewable capacity including large hydro. Since 2007, E.ON has already invested more than €10 billion and will continue to expand the share of renewable energy in E.ON's power generation portfolio. It is E.ON's ambition to further industrialize the sector and professionalize its operations, in order to reduce the cost of renewable generation and make it ever more competitive. To this end, E.ON works with a wide range of partners and is always open to discuss potential cooperation with committed technical experts and financial investors alike. For more information, please visit www.eon.com.
Megan Moody, ZF Services, LLC,
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