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SKF Group to acquire Blohm + Voss Industries GmbH SKF Group to acquire Blohm + Voss Industries GmbH(0)

SKF announced they have signed an agreement to acquire German-based ship components provider Blohm + Voss Industries (BVI) from Star Capital Partners. SKF will pay 80 MEUR for 100% of the equity of BVI and assumes net loans/cash of 18 MEUR. The transaction is subject to relevant regulatory approvals. The acquisition is in line with […]

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The new SKF Low Friction Hub Bearing Unit reduces friction and provides CO2 savings The new SKF Low Friction Hub Bearing Unit reduces friction and provides CO2 savings(0)

SKF launched the SKF Low Friction Hub Bearing Unit, an energy efficient wheel end for cars. The product reduces friction by more than 20 per cent compared to previous generations of SKF standard hub units,and provides CO2 savings ofup to 0,6 g per km.When based on an annual mileage of 14,500km, the saving is 9 […]

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SKF celebrates 65 years with Scuderia Ferrari SKF celebrates 65 years with Scuderia Ferrari(0)

With the end of the Formula One Championship 2012 SKF also comes to an end of the 65th anniversary of its technical partnership with Scuderia Ferrari. The partnership was renewed earlier this year until the end of 2014 and continues to be the longest ever uninterrupted technical cooperation in Formula One history. Since its start […]

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SKF Sealed Energy Efficient deep groove ball bearing reduces friction by more than 30% SKF Sealed Energy Efficient deep groove ball bearing reduces friction by more than 30%(0)

SKF launched the SKF Sealed Energy Efficient deep groove ball bearing (sealed E2 DGBB) suitable for applications in many industries, ranging from electric motors and two-wheelers to industrial conveyors and water pumps. The product is included in the SKF BeyondZero* portfolio. “The SKF Sealed Energy Efficient deep groove ball bearing is a good example of […]

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SKF USA Inc. and Poul Jeppesen Selected to Receive Business Entrepreneurial Award from the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce SKF USA Inc. and Poul Jeppesen Selected to Receive Business Entrepreneurial Award from the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce(0)

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce-Philadelphia (“SACC-Philadelphia”) selected SKF USA Inc. and its CEO and President, Poul Jeppesen, to receive SACC-Philadelphia’s annual business entrepreneurial award. This award was created in 2010 by SACC-Philadelphia and recognizes companies and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the exchange of trade and commerce between the Philadelphia Region and […]

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Heavy lifting – Smaller but stronger gearboxes Heavy lifting – Smaller but stronger gearboxes(0)

Jack-up gearboxes keep drilling platforms well above stormy seas. Jack-up rigs operate for up to 20 years, during which time gearboxes spend up to 2000 hours lifting and lowering vessel platforms. The hundreds of offshore drilling platforms operating along the world’s continental shelves are some of the most expensive structures on the planet – in […]

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The fine print – Energy savings in textile printing The fine print – Energy savings in textile printing(0)

In Gujarat, India, textile producers reduce both costs and environmental impact through energy-saving technologies. At the Badra textile market in Ahmedabad, narrow, winding streets are lined with small shops and stands offering every imaginable fabric. Salespeople compete for the attention of women and girls in colourful, beautifully patterned saris; the shoppers point, select and bargain […]

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Advanced numerical simulations for optimized seal designs Advanced numerical simulations for optimized seal designs(0)

These days, numerical simulations are key in developing new products and improving existing ones. To improve the overall product design and the support to customers, SKF is equipping product engineers with Finite Element tools, developed at the SKF Engineering & Research Centre in the Netherlands. Numerical simulations are playing an important role in different stages […]

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Tracking a star to power a planet Tracking a star to power a planet(0)

The global solar energy market’s unprecedented growth has resulted in the twin challenges of delivering ever-higher performance and at the same time cutting generation costs. SKF has developed specific industry solutions that are designed to deliver lower total cost of ownership by providing a levelized cost of electricity through higher performance, lower maintenance requirements and […]

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SKF launches new seal head unit for shock absorbers for off-road vehicles SKF launches new seal head unit for shock absorbers for off-road vehicles(0)

SKF launches a new seals head unit, an integrated application for off-road vehicles, such as enduro and cross motorcycles, snowmobiles and quads. The new product increases vehicle performance and comfort for riders and makes maintenance easier for suspension specialists. The unit can operate in a wide temperature range (-40 °C to +150 °C), excluding contaminants […]

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