About us

Where we come from

Headquartered in the town of Waldkraiburg in Upper Bavaria SGF is a world-wide active supplier for automotive and industrial customers. Founded in 1946 the company's name originally was „Süddeutsche Bremsbelag GmbH“.

In 2018 the company generated € 126 million in annual sales with approx. 740 employees, who are working at three locations in Germany. These employees are our asset. Add to that seven decades of know-how and compelling innovation. With this strategy we design products fitted for all areas of application – with particular consideration of cost effectiveness, comfort and safety. Worldwide.


What we offer

SGF offers a wide range of flexible, temperature-resistant products for torque transmission and vibration absorption. Their main area of application is in the automotive industry and general machine and systems engineering. We offer couplings for drive and steering shafts, dampers for drive shafts, exhaust hangers and absorbers as well as a variety of rubber-metal parts for the bearing of different aggregates.


Our market position

We are the market leader for torque transmission and have 60 years of experience in cord and bonding technology. Our technical know-how in rubber and silicone processing, highly qualified personnel and state-of-the-art development and production facilities are the basis for the high quality standards of our products. To fulfill the highest requirements of the automotive industry SGF has been certified to DIN EN ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949.


Our objective

It is our goal to provide integrated and coordinated solutions. System solutions for torque transmission coupled with vibration and noise damping.
We focus not only on the product but also on service. Service, which is customized to the individual requirements of our customers – from use-oriented development  to support with vehicle maintenance and spare parts.