Announcements

SKF/North America has promoted these products/services:

SKF/North America - Machined seals for solutions on demand

A strong complement to the SKF line of seals is the machined seals concept, a faster, more flexible alternative to molded seal production. Combining a unique package of services, the machined seals concept gives SKF the ability to deliver polymer seals in a very short time, in virtually any dimension and design, for virtually any oil and gas application. (read more)

SKF/North America - New generation Speedi-Sleeve resolve cracking issues

New generation SKF Speedi-Sleeves used with radial shaft seals in rotating machinery resolve the micro-cracking issues typically associated with conventional chrome-plated sleeves. These sealing solutions enable users to quickly and efficiently replace worn sealing surfaces without requiring time-consuming and unproductive machine disassembly and subsequent shaft regrinding. (read more)

SKF/North America - HSS radial-shaft seals for critical steel mill assets

SKF HSS radial-shaft seals are designed to promote optimized performance and reliability for critical steel mill and metals industry assets. The all-rubber, reinforced seals provide metal rolling mills with high-performance and easy-to-install solutions to protect large-size bearings from the ingress of potentially harmful contaminants. (read more)

SKF/North America - New Automatic Lubricator TLMP series

The new SKF MultiPoint Automatic Lubricator TLMP series introduces a centralized and ready-to-use lubrication system to automatically lubricate multiple bearing lubrication points in rotating equipment across a variety of industries. This sturdy system with pluggable outlets is packaged as a complete kit and designed for easy installation and user-friendly programming via keypad with LED... (read more)

SKF/North America - New electromechanical linear actuators

New SKF CAHB-E series electromechanical linear actuators introduce powerful, efficient, and environmentally friendly drop-in alternatives to hydraulic systems—for OEM or aftermarket system applications. These next-generation actuators are engineered to deliver increased thrust and holding force compared with previous designs and to achieve enhanced levels of speed, precision, and r... (read more)

SKF/North America - Shaft alignment tool—precise, compact and durable

The new SKF TKSA 71 shaft alignment tool is uniquely designed in a compact and durable package to deliver precise measurements for a range of alignment tasks in harsh industrial environments. This versatile tool functions quickly and intuitively using six dedicated software apps tailored for different alignment jobs. The tool achieves superior alignment performance in demanding conditions (read more)

SKF/North America - Automatic Lubricant Dispenser - TLMR

SKF Automatic Lubricant Dispenser—TLMR—designed to supply grease to a single lubrication point. With a relatively high pressure of 30 bars, this lubricator provides optimum results in difficult-to-reach and unsafe locations. With a wide temperature range and robust design, the TLMR is suitable for operating conditions with various levels of... (read more)

SKF/North America - Shim Kits for Accurate Machinery Alignment

SKF Shim Kits - Accurate machine adjustment is an essential element of any alignment process. SKF single slot pre–cut shims are available in popular dimensions and thicknesses. (read more)

SKF/North America - SKF Disc Couplings Enhance Service

SKF has launched a range of disc couplings that offer cost-effective, lubrication-free service in medium to high torque applications that require torsional rigidity. The SKF Disc Coupling has a capacity range up to 178 kNm in a variety of configurations-including single disc, double disc and spacer for both horizontal and vertical mounting. (read more)

SKF/North America - SKF BeyondZero

SKF today announced the launch of the SKF BeyondZero portfolio which enables SKF customers to reduce their own environmental impact. The environmental improvements provided by solutions within the SKF BeyondZero portfolio are validated through a life cycle assessment methodology developed by SKF sustainability engineers. Results will be reviewed yearly by KPMG. (read more)

SKF/North America - PumPac angular contact ball bearing arrangements

The MRC PumPac angular contact ball bearings from SKF integrate optimized internal design and uniquely engineered contact angles to reduce operating temperatures and vibration while helping to prevent ball sliding and shuttling in demanding pump applications. These bearings deliver ideal performance for centrifugal pumps and systems subject to significant thrust loads operating at high s... (read more)

SKF/North America - Tough addition to ball transfer units from SKF

Ball transfers from SKF provide quality and performance for demanding movement and loading applications. The new 888 series of heavy duty units, for virtually trouble-free operation even challenging applications, incorporates the latest designs for: 60% reduction in friction, improved corrosion resistance, reduced maintenance, 30% larger debris exit holes, 750-lb.+ load capacity rating. (read more)

SKF/North America - SKF Solid Oil bearings benefit more applications

SKF has centralized the production of bearings with Solid Oil to promote timely delivery throughout North America and has introduced enhanced formulas to benefit more applications across industries. These bearings are filled with an oil-saturated polymer matrix, which creates a consistent lubricant supply. (read more)

SKF/North America - Roller Chain Solutions...for Power Transmission

SKF extensive range of chain solutions for the demanding requirements of power transmission and conveyor applications in food and beverage, mining and cement, and steel industries, among others. The chains join a growing portfolio of SKF PT products offering optimized performance and long service life. (read more)

SKF/North America - Lubricants...Safe for Food/Beverage Industry

SKF Lubricants - has expanded its portfolio of Food Grade Lubricants with a range of specially formulated solutions developed for safe use in the food and beverage industry. The newly introduced lubricants are approved to NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) and USDA H1 standards and can deliver excellent lubrication properties to resist wear, friction,... (read more)

SKF/North America -  Power Transmission High Performance Belts...

SKF offers a range of comprehensive standard, high-performance belts engineered to deliver efficient and reliable power transmission in drive-system applications across industries. All SKF belts benefit from innovative materials, designs, and manufacturing to accommodate the most demanding working loads, provide extended service life, and transmit power effectively f... (read more)

SKF/North America - Couplings... Standard/Customized

SKF offers an extensive range of standard and customized couplings engineered for high performance and reliability in power transmission applications. A wide variety of coupling types combined with a wide range of sizes and bores equips users with ideal solutions to mechanically connect two rotating shafts and transmit power from one shaft to the other. (read more)

SKF/North America - SKF Shaft Alignment Tool performs with app

The new SKF Shaft Alignment Tool TKSA 51 performs with a dedicated and easily downloaded app to enable precise alignment of shafts in rotating machinery across industries. The tool – the first instrument of its kind designed for intuitive shaft alignments using tablets and smartphones – makes it quick and easy to set up motors, drives, fans, gearboxes, pulleys, and couplings. (read more)

SKF/North America -  Lubricators-Automatic... Single-Point Solution

SKF SYSTEM 24 LAGD Series single-point automatic lubricators are timely and accurate "hands-off" solutions that deliver the proper pre-set amount of lubricant needed for bearings in machinery across industries. These cost-effective, gas-driven feed versions are engineered to perform on a 24-hour basis without manual intervention. (read more)

SKF/North America -  Ball Bearings Deep Groove ...MRC® HNCR

SKF MRC® brand HNCR deep groove ball bearings offer unprecedented corrosion resistance to harsh operating conditions in food and beverage processing applications. These uniquely engineered bearings are made from high nitrogen corrosion resistant steel (HNCR) to provide superior corrosion resistance, hardness, and fatigue life compared wit... (read more)

SKF/North America - Logistics Services

SKF - has invested in the human, physical and IT resources necessary to maintain near flawless Supply Chain Service, drawing on years of logistics experience to help our customers be as efficient as possible. SKF's world-class logistics ensure reliability throughout the supply chain with unique, innovative processes.
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SKF/North America - NEW...Bearing End Covers - Safety in Food Industry

New MRC® end covers for Marathon® series bearing units introduce reliable and effective solutions to eliminate exposed shaft ends and promote compliance with increasingly stringent health and safety regulations governing the food manufacturing and processing industries. (read more)

SKF/North America - Sensor Bearing Units

SKF USA - SKF Sensor bearing units are mechatronic machine components covering the fields of both sensor and bearing engineering. They are virtually an ideal combination of versatile deep groove ball bearings with sensor units provided with shielding from external influences. (read more)

SKF/North America - Profile Rail Guides - Unique Sealing System

New SKF® "LLT" profile rail guides integrate a unique "all-around" sealing system and unprecedented design features to protect against contaminants, increase repeatability, provide smooth-running performance, and promote longer service life requiring minimal maintenance. (read more)

SKF/North America - CAHB Linear Actuators

Designed to operate in temperatures from -40 to 85 °C at a 25% duty cycle, SKF electromechanical actuator CAHB family features robust metal gears and corrosion-resistant housings. Available in two series. (read more)

SKF/North America -  Solar Linear Actuators - by SKF

SKF® - introduces a new advanced Solar Linear Actuator.

(Type CASD-60) enables precise tracking of the sun from sunrise to sunset throughout the seasons to improve solar power generation. It is designed for a 20-year service life and can be applied for the full range of photovoltaic, concentrating photovoltaic, or concentrating solar power systems (read more)

SKF/North America - Rotary Actuators

SKF rotary actuators are designed to provide rotary motion. Fast or slow. Heavy or light duty. Complex or simple arrangements. You can chose from a wide variety of application areas. You will find a solution with both technical and economic advantages. (read more)

SKF/North America - WindCon 3.0 Proactively Monitor Wind Turbines

The SKF® WindCon 3.0 offers a proactive solution enabling wind farms to extend turbine maintenance intervals, effectively manage maintenance resources, reduce unplanned downtime, predict remaining turbine service life, and decrease operating costs per KWh. (read more)

SKF/North America - Machine Monitoring System...Wireless

SKF New Wireless Machine Monitoring System V/T is designed to improve reliability, reduce installation costs and increase personnel safety. Data is automatically uploaded via a standard WiFi 802.11b wireless network to SKF Machine Suite for analysis. Ideal for monitoring machines in areas that are inaccessible. (read more)

SKF/North America - Thermometers...Portable Infrared

SKF -Infrared thermometers are portable, lightweight instruments for safely measuring temperature at a distance. They are extremely user-friendly; simply aim and pull the trigger and the temperature is shown on the display. (read more)

SKF/North America - Stroboscopes...Compact Easy to Use

SKF Stroboscopes, TKRS 10 & TKRS 20 are portable, compact, easy-to-use stroboscopes that enable the motion of rotating or reciprocating machinery to appear frozen. They allow applications like fan blades, couplings, gear wheels, machine tool spindles and belt drives to be inspected while running. (read more)

SKF/North America - Electronic Stethoscope - TMST 3

The SKF - TMST 3 is a high quality, sensitive instrument enabling the determination of troublesome machine parts by the detection of machine noises or vibrations. (read more)

SKF/North America - Thermal Camera - TKTI Series

The SKF Thermal Camera TKTI Series (TKT1 10 & 20) is an extremely user-friendly camera designed especially for use by maintenance technicians to visualize troublesome hot spots quickly and easily. This unique thermography camera requires no special training and by simply pointing at the application, hot spots are rapidly identified. (read more)

SKF/North America - Belt Alignment Tool - Reduces Downtime

SKF BeltAlign, TMEB 2, aligns the pulleys where it counts most, in the grooves. V guides and powerful magnets allow the BeltAlign to be fitted in the grooves of the pulley. With only two components, a laser emitting unit and a receiver unit, the BeltAlign is easy and fast to attach. (read more)

SKF/North America - Video Endoscope...Handheld for Restricted Spaces

The SKF video endoscope TKES 1S is a compact handheld instrument that allows the user to view applications in restricted spaces that could not normally be seen with the naked eye. (read more)

SKF/North America - SKF MECH-TRONIX, complete system solution spindles

SKF® Mech-Tronix spindles with integral AC motors introduce a complete system package offering high power capabilities and variable speed performance. Their factory-matched drive, chiller, and other component options allow users to specify solutions for the most demanding milling, boring, or grinding application requirements ... (read more)

News articles and press releases for SKF/North America:

10/24/2017

SKF intends to consolidate its North American industrial seals manufacturing footprint. As part of the process, SKF intends to close its manufacturing site in Seneca, Kansas.

09/14/2017

In accordance with a resolution taken at the Annual General Meeting of AB SKF on 29 March 2017, this is to announce the representatives of the four largest shareholders by number of votes

09/08/2017

SKF is making the following changes to its Group Management, effective immediately.

08/03/2017

SKF and BMW have settled their dispute pending before the High Court of Justice in London, United Kingdom, regarding damage claims resulting from SKF’s settlement with the European Commission for violation of European competition rules.

07/07/2017

The SKF Group will publish its half-year results on 21 July 2017 and will host a conference call, in English, at 9:00 (CEST), 8:00 (UK time).

07/04/2017

SKF has been informed of the initiation of a lawsuit, with a claim for damages, by Daimler AG against SKF GmbH, as a consequence of the settlement decision by the European Commission for violation of European competition rules.

06/30/2017

Due to a conversion of shares from Series A to Series B in accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

06/21/2017

SKF has inaugurated its newly-built Sven Wingquist Test Center in Schweinfurt, Germany, an investment totalling EUR 40 million. The center is the first in the world that is able to test large-size bearings under actual operating conditions.

06/16/2017

SKF has signed an agreement, subject to regulatory approvals, to divest Reelcraft, a manufacturer of hose, cord and cable reels for industrial applications, to Madison Industries.

05/31/2017

Due to a conversion of shares from Series A to Series B in accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

05/10/2017

Honeywell Process Solutions and SKF have launched a joint pilot project aimed at developing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions.

04/28/2017

Due to a conversion of shares from Series A to Series B in accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

04/20/2017

The SKF Group will publish its results for the first quarter on 27 April 2017 and welcomes investors, analysts and members of the media to take part in a conference call, which will be held in English, at 09:00 (CET), 08:00 (UK time).

04/06/2017

SKF held a Capital Markets Day in Gothenburg, Sweden. The event focused on three main topics: an update on the Group’s strategic progress, manufacturing and digitalisation.

02/24/2017

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Aktiebolaget SKF will be held at SKF Kristinedal, Byfogdegatan 4, Gothenburg, Sweden, at 13.00 on Wednesday, 29 March 2017.

12/06/2016

Three simultaneous raids in China are the latest in efforts to combat the sale of counterfeit bearings

10/17/2016

Collaboration agreement widens scope of use for active magnetic bearings for turbomachinery within the oil and gas sector

09/15/2016

For the 17th year in a row, SKF has been listed as one of the most sustainable companies by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).

07/06/2016

The SKF Group will publish its results for the second quarter on 21 July 2016 and welcomes investors, analysts and members of the media to take part in a conference call, which will be held in English, at 09:00 (CET), 08:00 (UK time).

06/30/2016

SKF has completed the previously announced divestments of its fly-by-wire business to LORD Corporation and its Kaydon velocity control business to Stabilus.

06/21/2016

A long history of co-operation continues, as SKF supports Rolls-Royce on new generation of higher thrust, more efficient gas turbine engines

06/09/2016

SKF today announces the consolidation of its manufacturing facilities in North America, including the closure of its sites in San Diego, California and Baltimore, Maryland.

05/02/2016

SKF has secured a one-year contract extension, worth approximately SEK 100 million, with JSC Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant, a subsidiary of Research and Production Company United Wagon Company (RPC UWC), a Russian railway holding company.

04/26/2016

SKF has signed an agreement, subject to regulatory approvals, to divest its Kaydon velocity control business to Stabilus, a global supplier to the automotive and industrial markets.

04/14/2016

The SKF Group will publish its results for the first quarter on 28 April 2016 and welcomes investors, analysts and members of the media to take part in a conference call, which will be held in English, at 09:00 (CET), 08:00 (UK time).

03/31/2016

The Annual General Meeting of Aktiebolaget SKF, parent company of the SKF Group, was held in Gothenburg on Thursday, 31 March 2016, under the chairmanship of Mr Leif Östling.

03/30/2016

SKF today announces the opening of a newly-built sealing solutions factory in Zapopan, Mexico. The new facility is located near the Group’s existing sealing solutions factory in Guadalajara, allowing for continued expansion of production,

03/18/2016

SKF’s long-term collaboration with Valmet continues, through the supply of bearings and lubrication system solutions

03/17/2016

SKF has signed an agreement to divest its fly-by-wire business to LORD Corporation, a diversified technology and manufacturing company with a long track-record serving the aerospace industry, based in Cary, North Carolina, USA.

03/17/2016

SKF has signed an agreement to divest its fly-by-wire business to LORD Corporation, a diversified technology and manufacturing company with a long track-record serving the aerospace industry, based in Cary, North Carolina, USA.

03/09/2016

SKF has been informed of the initiation of a lawsuit, with a claim for damages, by Peugeot S.A., and several group companies, (PSA) against bearing manufacturers,

03/08/2016

The SKF Annual Report 2015 is now available on www.skf.com.

02/24/2016

In order to further increase management’s focus on driving organic sales growth and improving profitability, SKF today announces the following changes to its Group Management, all of which are effective immediately.

02/22/2016

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Aktiebolaget SKF will be held at SKF Kristinedal, Byfogdegatan 4, Gothenburg, Sweden, at 13.00 on Thursday, 31 March 2016.

02/08/2016

Chalmers University, Ericsson and SKF today announces the launch of 5G Enabled Manufacturing (5GEM), a two-year project aimed at combining the next generation mobile technology, 5G, with manufacturing technologies to increase the sustainable

01/22/2016

The SKF Group will publish its full year results on 2 February 2016 and welcomes investors, analysts and members of the media to take part in a conference call, which will be held in English, at 14:00 (CET), 13:00 (UK Time), 08:00 (US Eastern Time).

12/02/2015

SKF’s new EUR 500 million bond closed today. The senior, unsecured bond matures on 2 December 2022 and carries a fixed coupon interest rate of 1.625%, an historically low rate for SKF.

12/01/2015

SKF continues to expand its traditional customer base in China as it secures propulsion shaft component agreement with one of the country’s largest ship owners.

11/10/2015

SKF equips first ever subsea gas compression system at Statoil-operated Asgard gas field

11/03/2015

SKF’s office in Pune, India has been awarded the highest possible LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating – Platinum – by the Indian Green Building Council.

10/26/2015

SKF will supply United States Steel with an integrated seals, lubrication and bearings solution for their hot strip mill table rolls in Granite City, Illinois.

10/06/2015

The SKF Group will publish its resultsfor the third quarter on 16 October 2015 and welcomes investors, analysts and members of the media to take part in a conference call, which will be held in English, at 14:00 (CET).

09/29/2015

SKF will supply Geely Auto with wheel hub bearing units and MacPherson suspension bearing units for their future car lines.

09/28/2015

SKF’s condition monitoring solutions will help Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement S.A. in preventing unexpected equipment failures and cut costs across its fleet of 70 ships

09/18/2015

For the 16th year in a row, SKF has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

09/15/2015

In accordance with a resolution taken at the Annual General Meeting of AB SKF on 26 March 2015, this is to announce the representatives

08/31/2015

Due to a conversion of shares from Series A to Series B in accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

08/24/2015

Having already secured an agreement with Scania, the agreement with MAN now further strengthens SKF’s relationship with Volkswagen Group

08/17/2015

SKF has completed the divestment of Canfield Technologies, Inc. to Gen Cap America, a private equity firm headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.

08/14/2015

Patrik Stenberg has been appointed Director, Investor Relations, starting 1 September 2015. Patrik joins SKF from AB Volvo and will be based in the Group’s headquarters in Gothenburg, reporting to Christian Johansson, Chief Financial Officer.

07/06/2015

The SKF Group will publish its results for the second quarter on 15 July 2015 and welcomes investors, analysts and members of the media to take part in a conference call, which will be held in English, at 09:00 (CET), 08:00 (UK time).

06/30/2015

Due to a conversion of shares from Series A to Series B in accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

06/30/2015

SKF has completed the divestment of two filtration businesses, Purafil and Kaydon Custom Filtration, to Filtration Group Corporation, an affiliate of Madison Industries.

06/15/2015

SKF will supply UTC with range of bearings and aerospace components

05/28/2015

SKF delivers wheel hub and MacPherson suspension bearing units for the Golf VII

05/21/2015

SKF has signed a three-year agreement for the supply of tapered roller bearing units

05/05/2015

Research, Inc. to Jensen Hughes, a US-based engineering consultancy for the built environment. The total consideration of the deal is approximately SEK 230 million on a cash-free and debt-free basis.

04/30/2015

Due to a conversion of shares from Series A to Series B in accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

04/22/2015

SKF announces that Christian Johansson will start in his position as Senior Vice President and CFO of AB SKF on 15 June 2015.

04/22/2015

SKF’s investment in flexible production channels enables increased utilization rates and greater flexibility towards customers

04/17/2015

SKF is investing SEK 190 million in modernizing its spherical roller bearing production channels in Gothenburg. The investment is part of the Group’s focus on the development of world class manufacturing processes.

04/16/2015

The largest of its kind in the world, the facility will help SKF meet the specific application needs of customers across a wide range of industries

04/14/2015

Christian Johansson has been appointed Senior Vice President and CFO of AB SKF.

04/11/2015

SKF’s Capital Markets Day was held today in Gothenburg, Sweden. Presentations focused on the Group’s strategic priorities and actions being taken to improve performance.

04/08/2015

: The SKF Group will publish its results for the first quarter on 17 April 2015 and welcomes investors, analysts and members of the media to take part in a conference call, which will be held in English, at 09:00 (CET), 08:00 (UK time).

03/26/2015

The Annual General Meeting of Aktiebolaget SKF, parent company of the SKF Group, was held in Göteborg on Thursday, 26 March 2015, under the chairmanship of Mr Leif Östling.

03/18/2015

SKF will supply CFM International with mainshaft and gearbox bearings for the LEAP engine program, a high-bypass aircraft turbofan engine.

02/19/2015

SKF becomes one of the first organisations to achieve ISO 50001 certification on a global scale

01/29/2015

SKF has signed a significant agreement to supply Volvo Car Corporation with wheel hub bearing units for their future car lines.

01/20/2015

The SKF Group will publish its full year results on 28 January 2015 and welcomes investors, analysts and members of the media to take part in a conference call, which will be held in English, at 14:00 (CET), 13:00 (UK Time), 08:00 (US Eastern Time).

01/19/2015

Henrik Lange, currently Executive Vice President and CFO of AB SKF, will leave the Group to become CEO of Gunnebo AB.

01/14/2015

SKF has received an order in excess of SEK 150 million for the supply of bearing sets from Chongqing Gearbox Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese wind power gearbox manufacturer. The bearings will be used in Chongqing’s 1.5MW and 2.0MW wind turbine gearboxes.

12/17/2014

SKF starts deliveries of energy efficient bearing units for a wide range of Mazda’s models

12/15/2014

Investments in the utilisation of smart phones and tablets bring more value to customers and reaffirms SKF’s position as a leader in industrial mobile connectivity

12/04/2014

Creation of a single Industrial Market business area will strengthen focus on organic growth and profitability

11/28/2014

Due to a conversion of shares from Series A to Series B, in accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

11/19/2014

SKF’s investment will support the Company’s growing lubrication systems business. The new facility has achieved a LEED Platinum rating, in recognition of sustainable design, the first SKF factory to achieve this accolade.

11/18/2014

In order to further increase focus and reduce costs, the SKF Group is rationalizing its corporate staff structure within Group Management.

11/06/2014

SKF announces that Bernd Stephan has been appointed Senior Vice President, Group Technology Development. Bernd will assume his new role on 1 January 2015 and will be a member of SKF’s Group Management. He succeeds Alan Begg, who is retiring.

10/31/2014

Due to conversions of shares from Series A to Series B in accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

10/27/2014

SKF announces that Stephane Le-Mounier has been appointed President of the business area SKF Automotive. Stephane will assume his new role on 1 January 2015 and will be a member of SKF’s Group Management and Executive Committee.

10/21/2014

SKF announces the opening of its latest SKF Solution Factory. Located in Birmingham, Alabama, the facility is designed to provide customers with a single point of access to SKF’s range of industrial and application knowledge.

10/13/2014

Investment enables the SKF Group to capitalize on the fast growing wind energy market in Brazil

10/09/2014

SKF has signed two agreements with Scania, totalling SEK 360 million, for the supply of wheel bearings and high pressure valve stem seals.

10/02/2014

The SKF Group will publish its third quarter results on 15 October 2014 and welcomes investors, analysts and members of the media to take part in a conference call, which will be held in English, at 14:00 (CEST), 13:00 (UK Time), 08:00 (US Eastern Time).

09/15/2014

15 years after first being included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, SKF’s sustainability efforts continue to be recognized

09/11/2014

The purpose of SKF’s Capital Markets Day in London on 10 September was to give investors and analysts a broader understanding of SKF’s business.

09/11/2014

In accordance with a resolution taken at the Annual General Meeting of AB SKF on 28 March 2014, this is to announce the representatives of the four largest shareholders by number of votes, who,

09/10/2014

SKF has acquired two companies as part of its strategy to boost its service capabilities. One of these is GLOi, a Swedish-based alignment technology solutions company. The other is Hofmann Engineering North America, a specialist

08/21/2014

SKF announced that Tom Johnstone has decided to step down as President and CEO of SKF, on 1 January 2015.

08/11/2014

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

07/31/2014

Due to conversions of shares from series A to series B in accordance with the company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

07/08/2014

SKF announced that the company will extend its cooperation with Gothia Cup and sponsor this year’s final arena fans. Thanks to the close proximity of the spectator stands to the field, it offers the audience a more intimate experience of the games.

07/07/2014

SKF has been selected to deliver Nautilus bearings for Dongfang Electric New Energy Equipment (Hangzhou) Co Ltd.’s first order of wind turbines outside China.

07/04/2014

The SKF Group will publish their half-year results on 15 July 2014 and invites investors, analysts and the media to take part in the conference call. It will be held in English, at 08.30 (CEST), 07.30 (UK).

06/30/2014

Cement producer puts focus on proactive maintenance with SKF solutions

06/19/2014

SKF is supplying a range of bearings to GIW Industries for inclusion in their 54-tonne pumps, which will help protect London’s growing population from sewage overflow from the River Thames in the coming years.

06/10/2014

SKF inaugurated the SKF Campus in Jiading and SKF Northeast Asia Distribution Centre, both located in Shanghai, China.

06/04/2014

This summer, millions of football fans will gather and watch the FIFA World Cup finals in July. SKF started the football season already in March, with the Meet the World tournaments which take place in 24 countries this year.

05/23/2014

SKF announced it has secured a long-term agreement (LTA) for around SEK 1.2 billion for Kaydon slewing ring bearings from a major wind turbine manufacturer providing solutions to the North American and Brazilian wind segments.

04/09/2014

SKF is supplying Volkswagen with energy efficient bearings to the E-powertrain of their first full electric vehicle, the e-up!.

04/04/2014

SKF was named a General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year during its 22nd annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony on Wednesday, March 12. This is the 5th time SKF has received the award, with the last four times during consecutive years.

04/02/2014

SKF has received the Excellent Quality Supplier award in recognition for zero customer complaints as a result of outstanding performance in quality in 2013. SKF has been in partnership with Hino, the leading truck manufacturer in Japan, since 2011.

03/28/2014

The Annual General Meeting of Aktiebolaget SKF, parent company of the SKF Group, was held today under the chairmanship of Mr Leif Östling.

03/27/2014

SKF has been awarded the Technical cooperation Award by Goldwind, the largest manufacturer of wind turbines in China and among the largest globally.

03/24/2014

Following our presentation at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Global Industrial and EU Autos Conference 2014 on 21 March, SKF wants to make a few clarifications.

03/19/2014

The SKF Group has reached a settlement with the European Commission putting an end to the investigation regarding supply of bearings to the European automotive manufacturing industry.

03/11/2014

The Nomination Committee supplements its previous proposal for the Board of Directors in line with what was communicated in the notice, dated 26 February 2014, to the Annual General Meeting of Aktiebolaget SKF.

03/06/2014

SKF has started to deliver bonded piston seals to Geely Automobile.

02/24/2014

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Aktiebolaget SKF will be held at SKF Kristinedal, Byfogdegatan 4, Göteborg, Sweden, at 13.00 on Friday, 28 March 2014. The doors are open from 11.00.

02/20/2014

Customers confirm savings of more than SEK 4 billion during 2013, and more than SEK 27 billion since SKF’s Documented Solutions Programme began

01/20/2014

New centres make a total of four SKF Global Technical Centres around the world

01/16/2014

ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH has chosen SKF to customise and supply 30 electromechanical actuators for use in the continuous casting of steel. The order is one of the biggest for a mechatronics solution that SKF Germany

01/14/2014

The SKF Group will report results for the full year 2013 on 28 January. Analysts, investors and media are invited to attend the press and tele conference.

01/02/2014

SKF's new issue of EUR 750 million senior unsecured notes with a seven year maturity and 2.375% coupon rate, closed today.

12/30/2013

Due to conversions of shares from series A to series B in accordance with the company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

12/20/2013

Gothenburg, Sweden, 20 December 2013: SKF informs about impact on SKF’s upcoming fourth quarter result 2013.

12/18/2013

SKF has been awarded the Tesla Motors Excellent Quality award which is given to the top three suppliers achieving outstanding performance in the areas of quality, delivery, and customer service.

11/29/2013

Due to conversions of shares from series A to series B in accordance with the company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

11/21/2013

SKF received the prestigious Fiat Qualitas Award as the best quality supplier. The Fiat Qualitas Award is given to Fiat’s best suppliers and recognizes companies for their outstanding contribution to improved vehicle value.

10/30/2013

SKF announced today that it will start deliveries according to a contract with Volvo Car Corporation in China.

10/16/2013

The SKF Group today announced the successful completion of its all cash tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Kaydon Corporation (NYSE:KDN) for USD 35.50 in cash. S

10/10/2013

The SKF Group will publish their third-quarter results on 15 October, 2013 and invites investors, analysts and the media to take part in the conference call. It will be held in English, at 13.00 (CEST), 12.00 (UK) 07.00 a.m. (US Eastern Standard Time).

10/08/2013

SKF has received anti-trust approvals in the USA and Germany regarding the company’s acquisition of Kaydon Corporation (NYSE:KDN).

09/25/2013

In accordance with a resolution taken at the Annual General Meeting of AB SKF on 26 April 2013, this is to announce the representatives of the four largest shareholders by number of votes,

09/23/2013

Dow Jones Sustainability World Index ranks SKF as a sustainable leader

09/16/2013

SKF today announced the commencement of its tender offer for all outstanding shares of Kaydon Corporation (NYSE:KDN) (“Kaydon”) for USD 35.50 per share in cash.

09/05/2013

SKF and Kaydon Corporation (NYSE:KDN) have agreed that SKF will acquire Kaydon in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately USD 1.25 billion, including USD 95 million of net debt.

09/05/2013

The SKF Group invites investors, analysts and the media to take part in a conference call to learn more about SKF’s agreement to acquire Kaydon Corporation

09/04/2013

Provides opportunity for deeper understanding of SKF’s business

08/30/2013

Due to conversions of shares from series A to series B in accordance with the company’s Articles of Association, AB SKF confirms the following.

08/29/2013

SKF announces that the factory for medium size bearing in Dalian, China was awarded the coveted LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification

07/09/2013

The SKF Group will publish their half-year results on 16 July, 2013 and invites investors, analysts and the media to take part in the conference call. It will be held in English, at 09.30 (CEST), 08.30 (UK).

07/03/2013

Gothenburg, Sweden, 03 July, 2013: SKF’s divestiture of its metallic rods business to US-based Precision Castparts Corp. is now closed. .

06/28/2013

As per 28 June the company’s share capital amounts to 1 138 377 670 SEK and the total number of shares amounts to 39,970 300 shares of series A and 415,380 768 shares of series B.

06/25/2013

SKF secured more than SEK 30 million in new orders from the marine sector.

06/13/2013

SKF to deliver wheel hub bearing units for Volvo’s next generation of premium vehicles

04/26/2013

The Annual General Meeting of Aktiebolaget SKF, parent company of the SKF Group, was held today, under the chairmanship of Mr Leif Östling.

04/10/2013

SKF's programme to improve efficiency, reduce cost and strengthen profitable growth continues as planned. SKF will report restructuring cost

03/28/2013

Due to conversions of shares from series A to series B in accordance with the company’s Articles of Association,

03/28/2013

Due to conversions of shares from series A to series B in accordance with the company’s Articles of Association,

03/25/2013

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Aktiebolaget SKF will be held at SKF Kristinedal, Byfogdegatan 4, Göteborg, Sweden, at 13.00 on Friday, 26 April 2013. The doors are open from 11.00.

03/14/2013

SKF has signed an agreement to divest its metallic rods business to US-based Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) for around EUR 40 million on a cash and debt free basis.

03/12/2013

The SKF Annual Report 2012 – Financial, environmental and social performance is now available.

03/12/2013

Henrik Lange is appointed Group CFO succeedingTore Bertilsson who is retiring. Rakesh Makhija becomes President SKF Industrial Market, Strategic Industries

03/01/2013

Asset Management 2013, a unique opportunity to explore the latest technologies for optimized asset efficiency and life cycle management, is landing in Dallas, TX. May 20-22 2013 at The Fairmont

02/25/2013

SKF has installed the SKF Proflex automated lubrication systems in the MSC Home Terminal

02/21/2013

SKF’s extensive Meet the World football program and partnership with the Gothia Cup, supports young people and communities from all over the world

02/18/2013

SKF today launches the SKF Maintenance Network, a web site that enables maintenance professionals to connect with other maintenance experts globally and get their feedback on specific problems and find potential solutions.

02/04/2013

Trademark infringement results in jail term

01/21/2013

The SKF Group will report results for the full year 2012 on January 30. Analysts, investors and media are invited to attend

01/15/2013

SKF has signed a strategic partnership agreement with US-based Protean Electric where SKF will supply its expertise and advanced automotive solutions for Protean’s in-wheel electric drive for the hybrid and electric vehicle markets.

01/14/2013

The strategy and the long-term financial targets which were launched by the SKF Group in 2010 were based on initiatives for profitable growth and cost reductions in the business.

01/09/2013

Strengthens SKF’s position as global specialist offering complete life cycle & asset management solutions for the marine industry

09/14/2012

SKF broke ground today on a new regional distribution centre located in the WaiGaoQiao Free Trade Zone in the northeast part of Shanghai.

09/13/2012

SKF today inaugurated its new bearing and hub unit factory in Jinan, Shandong Province in China. The new factory will support the continued growth of SKF’s business in China and Asia.

08/03/2012

SKF’s acquisition of New York-based General Bearing Corporation (GBC) has been approved by the relevant authorities in the US and in China and has now closed. SKF pays around USD 125 million on a cash and debt free basis.

06/27/2012

The SKF Group has received the Sustainable Supplier Award from Bombardier Transportation for integrating CSR in business principles and in management standards.

06/18/2012

SKF today announced a five-year contract with Fibria, a Brazilian pulp and paper company, which represents one of the largest contracts SKF has received for its Integrated Maintenance Solutions.

06/01/2011

SKF Grease Test Kit introduces portable and user-friendly technology for performing bearing grease condition assessments directly in the field

06/01/2011

SKF Hydraulic Driven Lubricator eliminates need for manual lubrication of construction and off-highway equipment attachments

06/01/2011

New SKF Separable High-Capacity Cylindrical Roller Bearings promote enhanced reliability for wind turbine gearboxes

07/30/2009

One-third of the electronic parts sold on the open market might be fake, costing industry billions of dollars per year. (more)

04/01/2009

In today's unforgiving business climate, businesses that refuse to adapt to changing demands will eventually fade away as progressive, dynamic companies take an unfair share of the business. (more)

08/04/2008

In our own backyard, manufacturers of premium bearings have detected counterfeits across the globe. And any target of such illegal activity quickly realizes the critical need for immediate action to protect brands and related intellectual … (more)

08/01/2008

Metal producers and processors seeking ways to reduce equipment ownership costs should look for assistance from their industrial distributors and the companies that supply them. Distributors who have been trained and equipped by … (more)