The Strategy of SHW AG
Starting with the industry trends, the field of focus and the anticipated market trends, our strategy comprises three main pillars, as the following chart makes clear: internationalisation of our business activities, expanding our market leadership in terms of technology and innovations for all kinds of powertrain concepts, and our excellence programme.
Financial targets 2020
Background of the Group
SHW AG is the parent and holding company of the SHW Group and holds all the shares in SHW Automotive GmbH with its registered offices in Aalen.
In addition, SHW AG directly or indirectly holds all shares of the Brazilian subsidiary SHW do Brasil Ltda. with its registered offices in São Paulo, Brazil. SHW Automotive GmbH holds all the shares in Lust Hybrid-Technik GmbH based in Hermsdorf, SHW Automotive Industries GmbH based in Aalen and the foreign subsidiaries, SHW Automotive Pumps (Kunshan) Co., Ltd., based in Kunshan, China, und SHW Pumps & Engine Components Inc. based in Toronto, Canada.
The operating activities of the SHW Group are conducted by SHW Automotive GmbH and its subsidiaries as well as by SHW do Brasil Ltda.