Getrag Corporation is a division of Getrag, a German company that leads the world market in manufacturing power train technology. The Getrag Corporation division is one of three plants the company operates in the United States. It was established in 1983 and manufactures axles and power takeoff units for DaimlerChrysler and General Motors vehicles. Founded in 1935, Getrag produces transmissions for passenger cars, light-duty commercial vehicles and motorcycles. The company maintains a workforce of approximately 9,200 at 16 locations in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.