The Small-Bore Pistons business unit is the market leader in pistons for gasoline-powered passenger vehicles. It is synonymous with major technological advances, including the development of efficient steel pistons for cars and commercial vehicles.
The division’s globe-spanning Large-Bore Pistons business unit is one of the world’s top makers of large-bore pistons for marine engines, diesel locomotives, power plants and mining systems. It supplies pistons with diameters of up to 640 mm.
The Bearings business unit is a world-leading maker of high-quality plain bearings for vehicles and other industrial applications. Its innovative development and production capabilities make it a compelling choice.
Consisting of KS HUAYU AluTech in Germany and KPSNC in China, the division’s Castings business unit boasts longstanding expertise in pressure casting and low-pressure casting processes, applying its vast know-how in such areas as the production of aluminum cylinder heads, engine blocks and structural parts.
Operating under the brand name Motorservice, the Trade business unit is responsible for Rheinmetall’s worldwide aftermarket activities. It is a leading source of engine components for the free spare parts market. Comprising the premium brands Kolbenschmidt, Pierburg, TRW Engine Components as well as the BF brand, Motorservice offers its customers in the trade and repair shop sector a wide and deep assortment of top-quality products. In addition to its core business, Rheinmetall’s spare parts specialist is also in charge of marketing and distributing personal protective equipment, pedelec systems, and digital services. Motorservice customers benefit from the concentrated technical expertise of a globally operating technology enterprise.