LuK is a one of the prominent German manufacturers of automotive drivetrain components. It specializes in the production of clutches. The brand’s headquarters are in Buhl, Germany. The company was started by Dr. Ing (E.h.) Georg Schaeffler and Dr. Wilhelm Schaeffler in 1965. Since 1999, LuK is a part of the Schaeffler Group which is one of the largest auto-parts suppliers in the world. Schaeffler Group also includes the brands, INA and FAG, which produce engine and transmission components, and bearings, respectively. LuK parts are marketed across various countries including the United States, Korea, Norway, South Africa and Russia.