AB SKF

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.skf.com

■Address

Hornsgatan 1, Gothenburg, Sweden

Business Overview

-The Company develops and supplies products, solutions and services related to friction, specifically in bearings, seals, mechatronics, and lubrication systems. The Company serves both the industrial market and the automotive market.

-The Company is a market leader in wheel end solutions such as wheel bearing units and wheel end seals. The Company is also a market leader in suspension bearings.

-As of December 31, 2016, the Company operates through two business areas: Industrial and Automotive.

-The Company’s sales in the Automotive business area in the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 comprised 30% of its total net sales.

Competitors

-ABC
-Bruss
-C&U
-Dana
-ElringKlinger
-Federal-Mogul
-Freudenberg Group (including its partnerships with NOK)
-Harbin
-Iljin
-JTEKT
-Luoyang
-NEI
-NRB
-NSK
-NTN
-Sabo
-Schaeffler Group
-Tata
-Timken
-Wafangdian
-Wanxiang Qianchao
-Zhejiang Tianma

Shareholders

-The Company is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Nasdaq Stockholm. (As of Dec. 31, 2016)
Ten Largest Shareholders Share capital (%)
Foundation Asset Management AB 13.6
Harris Associates L.P. 5.3
BlackRock Investment Management 5.1
Swedbank Robur fonder 2.9
Didner & Gerge fonder 1.7
Alecta Pensionsförsäkring 1.1
AFA Försäkring 0.6
Livförsäkringsbolaget Skandia 0.6
SEB Stiftelsen 0.3
SEB Trygg Liv 0.3
Total 31.5

Products

Drivetrain
Gearboxes
-Tapered roller bearings
-Deep groove ball bearings
-Cylindrical roller bearings
-Bearing carriers
-Locating bearing carriers
-Center support bearing carriers
-Bearing retainers
-Energy Efficient (E2) tapered roller bearings
-Driveline angular contact ball bearings
-Ball pinion units
-Hybrid pinion units
-Synchronizer cups
-Transmission input shaft seals
-Port seals
-Magnetic trigger wheels
-Bonded piston seals
-Output shaft seals
-Transmission front covers
-Gear bearing units
 
Axles
-Energy Efficient (E2) tapered roller bearings
-Hybrid pinion units
-Ball pinion units
-Driveline angular contact ball bearings
-Axle seals
-Pinion seals for light vehicles
-Magnetic trigger wheels
-Bonded piston seals
-Output shaft seals
 
Clutch
-Clutch release bearing units
-Double clutch bearing set
-Clutch support bearings
-Integrated input shaft seals
 
Drive and propeller shaft
-Deep groove ball bearings
-Universal joint bearings
 
Engine
Engine block
-Needle roller bearings
-Deep groove ball bearings
-Double row ball bearings
-Cylindrical roller bearings
-Elastomeric shaft seals
-PTFE shaft seals
-Magnetic trigger wheels
-Low friction engine seals
-Integrated crankshaft seals
 
Cylinder head
-Rocker arm bearings
-Needle roller bearings
-Deep groove ball bearings
-Cam follower units
-Elastomeric shaft seals
-PFTE shaft seals
-Magnetic trigger wheels
-Low friction engine seals
-Valve stem seals
-High pressure valve stem seals
 
Drive system
-Automatic belt tensioner units
-Belt tensioner units
-Double row idlers
-Single row idlers
-Deep groove ball bearings
-Overrunning alternator pulley units
-Sensor-bearing units
-Gear bearing units
 
Boosting/Air supply
-Needle roller bearings
-Double row ball bearings
-Turbocharger ball bearing units
-Deep groove ball bearings
-PFTE shaft seals
-Engine fan support modules
 
Fuel system
-Cam follower units
-Needle roller bearings
-Deep groove ball bearings
-PTFE shaft seals
 
Steering
-Electric power steering bearings
-Steering rack bearings
-Power steering seals
-Angular steering column bearings
-Sealed Energy Efficient deep groove ball bearings
-Low noise preloaded steering column bearing
 
Suspension
-MacPherson suspension bearings
-Shock absorber seals
 
Wheel end
-Air bearings
-Central nut hub bearing units
-Hub bearing units
-Hub bearing unit seals for light vehicles
-Hub half-shaft modules
-Hub Unit – ABS/TCS sensor integration
-Integrated brake disc mount
-High performance hub bearing unit
-Hub caliper module
-Hub knuckle module
-Hub spindle module
-Low weight hub bearing unit
-Low friction hub bearing unit
-X-Tracker
-Anti-corrosion coating for hub bearing units
-Low friction grease for hub bearing units)
-Scotseals for truck wheel end
-Wheel end monitors
-Truck hub units
-Tire pressure monitoring systems
 
Electric powertrain
Electric traction motor
-eDrive ball bearings
-Commutation sensor-bearing units
-Rotor positioning sensor-bearing units
-Rotor positioning bearings
-Deep groove ball bearings
-Motor encoder sensor-bearing units
 
Range extender
-eDrive ball bearings
-Rotor positioning sensor-bearing units
-Deep groove ball bearings
 
Gear reducer and differential
-Driveline angular contact ball bearings
-Energy Efficient (E2) tapered roller bearings
-Deep groove ball bearings
-Bearing retainers
-Tapered roller bearings
-Hybrid bearings
 
Belt-driven starter-alternator
-Deep groove ball bearings
-Rotor positioning bearings
-Rotor positioning sensor-bearing units
-Commutation sensor-bearing units
-Motor encoder sensor-bearing units
-NUBS cages for deep groove ball bearing
 
Stop-start starter
-Deep groove ball bearings

Body seals
-Gas spring seals

Body
-Bus door actuators

History

1907 Founded in Gothenburg, Sweden.
1911 Established the first factory outside Sweden at Luton, the United Kingdom.
1914 Acquired 50% of a German bearing company.
1916 Acquired Hess-Bright Manufacturing of Philadelphia, the United States.
Acquired steel works at Hofors, and the Katrineholm foundry.
1917 Built its first factory in France at Bois-Colombes, Paris.
1920 Established its subsidiary, SKF Industries Inc.
1936 Its subsidiary, British SKF, went public.
2010 Acquired lubrication systems provider Lincoln Industrial Corporation from Harbour Group of USA.
2011 Acquired 100% ownership of International Component Supply.
2012 Acquired General Bearing Corporation (GBC).

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