Global Processing

SKF opens second bearing factory in China

September 26, 2011

GOTEBORG, Sweden — SKF today officially opened its second bearing factory in Dalian, northeast China, according to a press release.

The factory produces medium size bearings, which complement the range of large bearings produced in the existing factory.

The industrial bearings from the factories will mainly serve customers within the electric motor, industrial electrical, industrial transmissions, metalworking, mining, mineral processing and cement, off-highway, pulp and paper and renewable energy industries.

“China is a very important market for the SKF Group and the opening of this new factory reinforces our commitment to our customers and distributors here and in the Asian region,” said Tom Johnstone, president and CEO of SKF.