Product Announcement from SKF/North America
SKF....the Knowledge Engineering Company
SKF is the recognized world leader in rolling bearings and related technologies including sealing solutions, lubrication systems, mechatronics (combining mechanics and electronics into intelligent systems), and services. Twenty-five of SKF's 120 worldwide manufacturing sites are located in the U.S., including facilities for the manufacturing of seals, lubrication systems, linear motion products and rolling bearings.
Organized into three divisions - automotive, service and industrial - SKF is a major provider of products and technology to original equipment manufacturers and industrial operations in virtually every major industry. These include transportation, paper, mining, oil and gas, food and beverage, machine tool, metals, aerospace and energy, among others. SKF is also an industry leader in the area of condition monitoring, supplying advanced hardware and integrated software solutions for plant asset management optimization.
In addition to thousands of SKF products and services available through a network of authorized distributors, SKF also provides customized application engineering solutions via an SKF Solutions Factory in Houston, TX, one of eleven such facilities in the world. The SKF North American Technical Center, located in Plymouth, MI, provides a range of engineering and testing services.
The Group has a global IS0 14001 environmental certification. The various Divisions have been approved for quality certification in accordance with either ISO 9000 or QS 9000. And SKF USA operations, headquartered in Lansdale, PA, has gained the LEED platinum certification in a new building design for minimal environmental impact, reflecting the company's long-standing commitment to global sustainability.