RENK AG engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of drive technology products. It operates through the following business segments: Vehicle Transmissions, Slide Bearings, Special Gear Units, and Standard Gear Units. The Vehicle Transmissions segment involves the manufacture of automatic transmissions with brake systems and final drives for medium and heavy tracked vehicles. The Slide Bearing segment supplies hydrodynamic, lubricated slide bearings for electric motors, generators, pumps, blowers, water turbines, conveyors, and marine applications. The Special Gear Units segment provides products such as power transmissions and stationary gear units used for industrial applications, cement industry, and energy production. The Standard Gear Units segment specializes in marine gear units merchant ships, ferries, tankers, and supply vessels. The company was founded by Johann Julius Renk in 1873 and is headquartered in Augsburg, Germany.