The company was founded in 1965 by brothers Wilhelm and Georg Schaeffler founded in Buhler industrial area as LuK GmbH. Luk is an automotive parts & system supplier for power-train components for vehicles manufactured around the world.
LuK offers solutions for every application, from clutch discs with simple torsion damper through to variants with multi-stage dampers, from rigid clutch discs for use in the dual mass flywheel all the way through to the displacement correction clutch disc. LuK was the first manufacturer to develop and introduce the self adjusting clutch SAC which went into production in 1995.
LuK was the first manufacturer in Europe to develop a dual mass flywheel (DMF) for high volume production. The DMF's are designed to reduce vibration and increase comfort for the driver especially at lower engine RPM's.