Schaeffler combines e-commerce, knowledge base and product catalog in a single platform

Research, compare, and order: Schaeffler has optimized its media online platform with new functions and a new, responsive design

  • The platform is structured as a three-tier user model and covers different customer requirements
  • The content is adapted to the specific countries and available in eleven languages

PUNE | June 9, 2021, | The integrated automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has optimized its media online platform ( in order to provide users even faster and more efficiently with comprehensive information. In addition to information on rolling and plain bearings, linear systems as well as mechatronics, digital, and service solutions, media now also gives Schaeffler customers and interested parties access to selection assistants, configuration tools, and the ordering process itself.

As part of the enhancement of its user-friendliness, the platform has also been given simplified navigation and a new and responsive design as well as new content and functions. The three-tier user model structure, which comprises media, media Plus, and media Business, also covers different customer requirements. The content has been adapted for the specific country in each case and is available in eleven different languages.

Get started quickly without registration: medias
All product information, solutions, and services from Schaeffler’s Industrial division can be found here, and new content is being added constantly. Alongside established engineering tools, several new options are also now available, including the linear configurator which allows the design of linear guidance systems based on the customers’ requirements. All changes and extensions that are made are visually illustrated immediately during configuration.

For the greater performance at no cost: medias Plus
Medias Plus is also available free of charge following a brief registration process. Users can save favorites using a wish list and can directly request a quotation from Schaeffler sales partners. What is more, linear configurations can also be stored and retrieved at any time, and users will shortly receive access to white papers and product training videos.

For Schaeffler sales partners and direct customers: media Business
Medias Business is aimed at existing Schaeffler customers, and it provides unrestricted access to the full range of consultation tools and product information and includes an even larger range of product variants. In addition to the simple and direct ordering process, media Business also includes numerous extras that facilitate commercial processes, such as information about scale prices, real-time availability, and an overview of open orders.

The content available in media is being successively expanded. Medias is thus increasingly becoming a central knowledge platform.

Schaeffler Group – We pioneer motion

As a leading global supplier to the automotive and industrial sectors, the Schaeffler Group has been driving forward groundbreaking inventions and developments in the fields of motion and mobility for over 70 years. With innovative technologies, products, and services for CO₂-efficient drives, electric mobility, Industry 4.0, digitalization, and renewable energies, the company is a reliable partner for making the motion and mobility more efficient, intelligent, and sustainable. The technology company manufactures high-precision components and systems for powertrain and chassis applications as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications. The Schaeffler Group generated sales of approximately EUR 12.6 billion in 2020. With around 83,900 employees, Schaeffler is one of the world’s largest family companies. With more than 1,900 patent applications in 2020, Schaeffler is Germany’s second most innovative company according to the DPMA (German Patent and Trademark Office).

Schaeffler India Limited

Schaeffler has been present in India for over 50 years. With 3 well-known product brands LuK, INA, and FAG, 4 manufacturing plants, and 8 sales offices, Schaeffler has a significant presence in India. Schaeffler is among the largest Industrial and Automotive suppliers with sales of INR 37.6 billion in 2020 and 2794 employees. The manufacturing plants in Maneja and Savli (Vadodara), produce a vast range of ball bearings, cylindrical roller bearings, spherical roller bearings, and wheel bearings that are sold under the brand name of FAG. The plant at Talegaon near Pune manufactures engine and powertrain components for the front accessory drive system, chain drive systems, valve train, gear shift systems, and a range of needle roller bearings and elements, under the brand INA. The fourth manufacturing location is based out of Hosur, producing a wide range of clutches and hydraulic clutch release systems for passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles, and tractors sold under the brand of LuK. Schaeffler also has the largest after-market networks serving industrial and automotive customers. All of this is backed by dedicated engineering, research, and development support based in India in support of product teams.

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