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Friction Systems is the preferred technology partner for the global automotive industry and sets the standard in the development and manufacture of high performance transmission synchronizers.

With more than 70 years of experience with innovative technology for a wide range of applications, we offer ideal solutions for all applications in passenger, commercial vehicles, and off-highway vehicles.

Research and Development – Working on Your Solution for Tomorrow

Our engineers and technicians are striving for proactively improving, enhancing and further developing high performance synchronizer modules and components in close cooperation with our customers. In fact, every one of our locations is dedicated to finding the answers to the challenges of tomorrow. Our global engineering team and worldwide test centers ensure that results will always be transparent, comparable and fully dependable.

We work together with a variety of leading universities in order to push our continuous improvement strategy forward. We are continuously sharing the latest data, newest innovation and lessons learned from all our sites. This know-how and experience, in turn, is available to all our locations and, most importantly, to our customers.


  • Complete engineering solutions
  • Specific and OEM approved testing
  • Local engineering support
  • Prototyping

With our comprehensive understanding of what makes transmission technology, we can offer a modular system developed together with you in a structured process, from the start of the project to its completion.

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