OUR PROFILE - KEY PRODUCTS AND MARKETS

As a consequence of the powerful portfolio clarification of the past few years, the Axle Business Unit focuses on production and continuous development of the following product groups: Of the above-mentioned product groups, the front axle spare parts, the single and double reduction rear axles for buses and trolley buses, and the driven, steering special truck axles were the most significant in 2009.

Key product groups and markets

Product groups
Target markets and Key Buyers
I. Complete axles
1. Axles for buses and trolley buses
Rigid front axles and independent front suspensions

CIS countries (LiAZ,  KAMAZ, Trolza Trans-alfa, Rosavtomash, Belkommunmash, NEMAN, Zaporozhje)

Hungary (Rába Jármű Kft., Csaba Metál),

UK (Plaxton),

Serbia (Ikarbus)

Single and double reduction rear axles
Portal front and rear axles for low-floor buses
Bus axles, main parts, components
 2. Axles for construction equipment
Wheeled and rubber tire tractor axles, wet brake axles
and spare parts for construction equipment

EU (Claas, Vredo, Vandel, Dana), Russia (Cseljabinszk),
USA (John Deere)

3. Speciality and commercial vehicle axles
Driven single and double reduction single and tandem front and rear axles
USA (Marmon-Herrington),
Hungary (Rába Jármű Kft.),
Japan (ISUZU), CIS (URALAZ)
Incomplete front axles for trucks
II. Axle parts
1. Front axle spare parts
Tie rod and steering

USA (ArvinMeritor, Dana Corp.),

EU (Scania, ArvinMeritor-Volvo/Renault, ZF),

Japan (ISUZU)

Integral and non-integral knuckles 
I-beams
2. Rear axle spare parts
Housing

EU (ArvinMeritor, Dana Corp., MAN, Scania),

Brazil (ArvinMeritor),

USA (John Deere)

Differential cases
Pinion and ring gear sets
III. Other axle parts
Forgings

EU (BPW, ZF, NAF, SAF),
Hungary (BPW Hungária)

IV. Spare parts
OEM

USA (Marmon-Herrington, John Deere, Arvinmeritor, Dana, CHN),
EU (Rába Jármű Kft., Kravtex Kft., Volvo Parts Corp., Claas, Vredo, Alexander Dennis),
CIS (Gaz/KAMAZ Group), Japan (Sojitz),
Australia (Waltanna, Iveco Trucks)

Distributors EU (Rába Spol, Prim vol Trade, Busz Center),
CIS (STFK KAMAZ, AO Litan, GROUS, Belelectrotransservice, Profcar, Sirena),
Serbia (Dinara)


Sales structure and volume 


















Main customers

USA
MARMON-HERRINGTON, JOHN    DEERE,
ARVINMERITOR, DANA, CATERPILLAR

EU

DANA, ARVINMERITOR, Scania, Volvo, CLAAS, ZF PASSAU, MAN,
BPW Wiehl

Other European
GAZ csoport, KAMAZ, URALAZ,Ukrainian, Belorussian and Serbian bus,
trolleybus and truck manufacturers

Domestic
BPW HUNGÁRIA Kft, DANA Hungary, Rába Vehicle Ltd.

ASIA
ISUZU, CHINESE CUSTOMERS

South-America
SISTEMAS AUTOMOTIVOS Do BRAZIL LTDA. (ARM Brazil)