SKF included in the FTSE4 Good Index Series

2009 September 25, 13:30 CET

For the ninth year in succession, SKF has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements for remaining as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series.

“We are very happy to once again be included in the FTSE4Good index. Our organization is committed to daily exercising care for our business, the environment, our employees and for the communities where we operate. We call this SKF Care and it is our guiding light for securing long-term sustainable success,” says Tom Johnstone, SKF President and CEO.

FTSE4Good is a financial index series that is created by the independent financial index company the FTSE Group. The index series is designed to identify and facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards. The FTSE Group states that companies in the index series are doing more to manage their social, ethical and environmental impacts and are better positioned to capitalize on the benefits of responsible business practice.
Göteborg, 25 September 2009

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AB SKF may be required to disclose the information provided herein according to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 13.30 pm CEST on 25 September 2009.

For further information, please contact:
PRESS: Ingalill Östman, SKF Group Communication, tel: +46 31-337 3260, mobile: +46 706-973260, e-mail:

IR: Marita Björk, SKF Investor Relations, tel: +46 31-337 1994, mobile: +46 705-181994, e-mail:

SKF is a leading global supplier in the areas of bearings, seals, mechatronics, services and lubrication systems. The Group’s service offer includes technical support, maintenance services, engineering consultancy and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has 15,000 distributor locations worldwide. The Group’s annual sales 2008 were SEK 63,361 million. The number of employees was 44,799.

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