We would like to clarify that apart from SHW AG and the associated SHW Automotive GmbH further companies exist that are using the abbreviation SHW as part of their company name. Namely these are SHW Casting Technologies GmbH, SHW Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH, SHW Bearbeitungstechnik GmbH and SHW Storage & Handling Solutions GmbH (SHS). The afore mentioned companies have no legal or financial connection with SHW AG and SHW Automotive GmbH. The resemblance in company titles is due to common historical roots. In 2005 all none automotive related business units were demerged from the SHW Group.
Pumps and Engine Components
In its Pumps and Engine Components business segment, the SHW Group produces pumps for different areas of application. The products for passenger cars, for instance, include variable oil pumps, electric pumps for hybrid vehicles and further CO2-relevant engine components. The SHW Group product assortment also comprises pumps for Truck & Off-Highway applications. Further important components for engines and gearboxes are also produced.
In its Brake Disc business segment, the SHW Group develops and produces monobloc ventilated brake discs made from cast iron as well as lightweight-construction brake discs made from a combination of an iron friction ring and aluminium pot. In the company's own foundry, brake discs are produced as original equipment as well as spare parts for automobile manufacturers. In 2012 the majority of the processed brake disc castings were delivered in an unprocessed state directly to the automotive manufacturers. The remaining brake disc castings were further processed into ready-to-install brake discs.