Announcements

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SKF/Global - MPB 320A NDT Equipment

The MPB 320A is equipment for the inspection of rolling bearing rings with respect to their internal and surface material imperfections, such as cracks, porosity, flakes, etc. (read more)

SKF/Global - Dovetail Slides

Way surfaces can be either Milled or Scraped.

Both base and saddle made of close-grained cast iron of 30,000 P.S.I. minimum tensile... (read more)

SKF/Global - Profile rail guides - precise linear positioning

SKF® profile rail guides provide precise positioning, smooth operation, high load-carrying capacity, high stiffness, and unlimited stroke to satisfy linear motion system demands in a wide range of industry applications, including medical, factory automation, assembly, and electronics manufacturing, among others. (read more)

SKF/Global - V-belt Range Enhances Groundskeeping Equipment

SKF has launched a new range of Aramid corded power equipment v-belts designed for use in groundskeeping applications. The durability of new SKF Xtra Power Lawn and Garden belts v-belts contributes to longer life. (read more)

SKF/Global - Small Sealed Spherical Roller Bearings

SKF has upgraded a range of small size sealed SKF Explorer spherical roller bearings offering even lower friction, reduced operating temperatures, higher limiting speed ratings and reduced maintenance. The new bearing can significantly improve reliability and reduce maintenance of gearless traction motors for elevators. (read more)

SKF/Global - Cylindrical Roller Bearings

SKF cylindrical roller bearings are available in many designs, series and sizes. The majority are single row bearings with a cage. High-capacity bearings, double row bearings, multi-row bearings, single, double and multi-row full complement bearings (without a cage) and split bearings complete the SKF standard assortment provided here. (read more)

SKF/Global - CAHB Series 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. (read more)

SKF/Global - Profile Rail Guides LLT

The SKF profile rail guide LLT consists of a profile rail with precision-ground raceways and a carriage containing four rows of balls in an X-arrangement. The square configuration of the raceways results in a guiding system that provides an equal load carrying capacity in all four main load directions. (read more)

SKF/Global - Biodegradable Grease

SKF LGGB 2 is a biodegradable, low toxicity, synthetic ester oil based grease, using a lithium-calcium thickener. Its special formulation makes it most suitable for applications where environmental contamination is a concern. (read more)

SKF/Global - Deep Groove Ball Bearings

Deep groove ball bearings are particularly versatile. They are simple in design, non-separable, suitable for high and very high speeds and are robust in operation, requiring little maintenance. (read more)

News articles and press releases for SKF/Global:

03/27/2018

The Annual General Meeting of Aktiebolaget SKF, parent company of the SKF Group, was held in Gothenburg on Tuesday, 27 March 2018.

02/15/2018

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 Tuesday, 27 March 2018. The doors are open from 11.00.

01/17/2018

SKF’s Nomination Committee proposes Hans Stråberg as new Chairman of the Board of AB SKF.

01/16/2018

The SKF Group will publish its full year results on 1 February 2018 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 (Swedish Time), 13:00 (UK Time).

12/29/2017

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.

12/19/2017

Multi-year agreement sees SKF supply steel mills across 14 countries in Europe and Northern Africa

11/30/2017

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.

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.

03/13/2017

SKF announces the following steps to consolidate its organisational structure and Group Management. The changes will further simplify SKF’s technology development organisation and accelerate customer-driven innovation.

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.

01/20/2017

The SKF Group will publish its full year results on 2 February 2017 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).

01/16/2017

Investments in Schweinfurt will modernize large-size bearing production, cut production lead times by 50% and improve competitiveness

01/16/2017

SKF is investing SEK 70 million in developing roller manufacturing capabilities in Dalian, China. The investment will improve utilisation of the Group’s global manufacturing capacity and strengthen SKF’s service capabilities in China.

12/15/2016

Opening of a new distribution centre in India is the latest in series of investments aimed at improving customer lead-times and service levels

12/06/2016

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

11/04/2016

SKF has been informed of the initiation of a lawsuit, with a claim for damages, by BMW AG and several group companies (BMW) against bearing manufacturers, including AB SKF, that were part of the settlement decision.

11/03/2016

SKF is investing SEK 150 million in modernizing its cylindrical roller bearing (CRB) manufacturing in Schweinfurt, Germany.

10/17/2016

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

09/16/2016

In accordance with a resolution taken at the Annual General Meeting of AB SKF on 31 March 2016, this is to announce the representatives of the four largest shareholders by number of votes.

09/15/2016

Gothenburg, 15 September 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).

09/08/2016

SKF solutions contribute to improved comfort and fuel efficiency in Scania’s new generation of trucks, including the recently launched S-Series

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

03/09/2016

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

11/04/2015

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.

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 running, SKF has been listed as one of the world’s most sustainable companies by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).

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

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

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.

06/15/2015

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

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.

04/17/2015

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.

04/08/2015

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

KF 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

: 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, together with the Chairman of the Board

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.

09/10/2014

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.

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,

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.

05/15/2014

Higher service levels, faster delivery and higher quality of inventory management

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

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.

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.

07/31/2013

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

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.

06/13/2013

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..

03/27/2013

SKF announces that the newly built bearing factory in Ahmedabad, India was awarded the coveted LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification by IGBC (India Green Building Council).

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

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

03/12/2013

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

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

02/04/2013

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

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.

06/21/2012

SKF has signed a seven-year contract with Volvo Car Corporation for the delivery of rear wheel bearing units and front suspension bearing units for the newly launched Volvo V40 car model.

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.

06/13/2012

Based on a weaker development in Western Europe and Asia, the SKF Group expects demand for its products and services in the second quarter to be slightly lower

05/30/2012

SKF today announced that SKF Sealing Solutions Korea Co., Ltd. has received the GM Supplier of the Year award for the third consecutive year.