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Dubai, UAE, United Arab Emirates, 2007/11/19 - The Sweden-headquartered group’s President and CEO meets key customers and distributors of SKF during his maiden visit to Dubai.
The SKF Group, a leading global supplier of products, solutions and service in the area comprising rolling bearings, seals, mechatronics, service and lubrication systems, will continue to invest in developing its existing distributorship network in the Middle East and North Africa region. This was reiterated by Mr. Tom Johnstone, President & CEO, SKF Group, who is currently on a visit to Dubai as part of the SKF 100 year anniversary celebrations.
Commenting on his visit to Dubai, Mr. Tom Johnston said: “The Gulf region is amongst the fastest growing in the world. SKF Group will continue to play an active role in the development process of the region. SKF has been closely following the developments in this market and we wish to be a part of this growth.”
About SKF Group
The SKF Group is the leading global supplier of products, solutions and services in the area comprising rolling bearings, seals, mechatronics, service and lubrication systems. The Group’s service offer also includes technical support, maintenance service, condition monitoring and training.
The SKF business is organized into three divisions; Industrial, Automotive and Service. Each division serves a global market, focusing on its specific customer segments.
SKF has 120 manufacturing sites distributed all over the world. With its own sales companies in 70 countries, supported by some 15,000 distributors and dealers worldwide, its e-business marketplace and global distribution system, SKF is always close to its customers for the supply of both products and services.
SKF was founded in Sweden 1907 and from the very beginning focused intensively on quality, technical development and marketing. The results of the group’s efforts in the area of research and development have led to a growing number of innovations that has created new standards and new products in the bearing world.
The Group has a global ISO 14001 environmental certification and global health and safety management standard OHSAS 18001 certification. Its operations have been approved for quality certification in accordance with either ISO 9000 or QS 9000.