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SKF signs significant agreement with Volvo Cars

SKF signs significant agreement with Volvo Cars

SKF has signed a significant agreement to supply Volvo Car Corporation with wheel hub bearing units for their future car lines. Stephane Le-Mounier, President, Automotive Market, says, “Working with Volvo Cars in the development of solutions that meet their high demands has been a successful team effort. Our focus is on developing solutions that support high performance and improved energy[Read More…]

SKF announces new organizational structure

  SKF is merging its two Industrial business areas, Strategic Industries and Regional Sales and Service. The change will enable the benefits of the SKF asset life cycle to be applied to industrial customers in a more efficient manner, through a simplified organizational structure. It will also strengthen SKF’s focus on organic growth and profitability, supporting the Group’s financial targets.[Read More…]

SKF India: Where Oldest is the Grandest

SKF India: Where Oldest is the Grandest

Text & Photos: J Srikant One of the biggest names in global bearing manufacture, Sweden-headquarteredSKF has bearings performing in industrial applications, and in almost all automobile segments. Holding a prized position in SKF India’s plans, the Pune plant has received numerous awards like the Gold Award for manufacturing excellence 2013 by Economic Times and Frost & Sullivan. We took a[Read More…]

by November 12, 2014 Special Reads

SKF meets powerful performance demands for wheel bearings in SUVs

SKF is supplying Daimler with wheel hub bearing units, for front and rear wheels, to their new small SUV Mercedes-Benz GLA. Tryggve Sthen, President, SKF Automotive says, “We have been delivering solutions to Daimler for many years now. It is always great to see new vehicle models, equipped with solutions from SKF. This latest crossover is an appealing model for[Read More…]

SKF signs agreements with Scania worth SEK 360 million

SKF has signed two agreements with Scania, totalling SEK 360 million, for the supply of wheel bearings and high pressure valve stem seals.    Tryggve Sthen, President, SKF Automotive says, “It is truly rewarding to see our solutions contributing to Scania’s development of energy efficient trucks. This is a result of our long-term engineering partnership with Scania, which is built on[Read More…]

SKF India receives Quality Silver award from Bajaj Auto

SKF India’s Two Wheeler business unit received the Quality Silver award from Bajaj Auto Ltd. for valuable support and contribution for the year 2014. The supplier assessment was based on criteria such as quality, cost, delivery, service and supplier’s response management. Mr. Harsha Kadam, Director Two Wheeler Business Unit, SKF India and Mr. Shailesh Shet, DGM, 2 Wheeler Sales-Western Region,[Read More…]

by September 10, 2014 Newscast, OEM, Web Exclusive

SKF appoints Alrik Danielson as new President and CEO as of 1 January 2015, succeeding Tom Johnstone

SKF has announces that Tom Johnstone has decided to step down as President and CEO of SKF, on 1 January 2015. Tom Johnstone will be succeeded by Alrik Danielson who has been President and CEO of Höganäs AB since 2005. Alrik Danielson worked at SKF between 1987 and 2005 and held a number of executive positions within the Group including[Read More…]

SKF establishing Global Technical Center in United States to strengthen global network

SKF continues its commitment to R&D and to North America by investing in a new Global Technical Center in the US.  The center will initially employ approximately 80 engineers within the first four years of operation, with plans to expand to 200 in subsequent years.   SKF today announced plans to build a new 12,100 m2 (130,000 sq. ft.) facility in[Read More…]

by August 18, 2014 International, Web Exclusive
Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts honours SKF India for on-time delivery and quality

Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts honours SKF India for on-time delivery and quality

SKF India today received a certificate of appreciation from Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts (TKAP) for on-time delivery and quality, during their annual supplier meet. The certificate was awarded to Anil Jaiswal, Sales Head, Powertrain & Electrical Business, SKF India by Yuji Hiraoka, Managing Director, TKAP. This certificate recognises SKF India for meeting stringent quality standards and to achieve zero ppm[Read More…]

SKF supplies solutions to the e-up! Volkswagen’s first full electric car

SKF is supplying Volkswagen with energy efficient bearings to the E-powertrain of their first full electric vehicle, the e-up. The company is supplying customised tapered roller bearings and eDrive ball bearings to the electric motor and gearbox of the e-up!, which was launched the fall of 2013. The solutions help to reduce the friction and noise in the E-powertrain, enabling[Read More…]