SKF launches Knowledge Engineering mobile apps

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    2012 February 14, 13:00 CET

    SKF today announced they have developed a range of informational and calculation-focused apps which enable users to experience the world of SKF knowledge engineering on their iPhone and iPad. The SKF apps make it easier for users to analyze, calculate and determine the correct solution, as well as learn more about SKF and SKF’s products and solutions.

    “Our vision is to equip the world with SKF knowledge and as the world becomes more mobile, we can use the newest technology to make our knowledge available to our customers, partners and students,” says Tom Johnstone, President and CEO for SKF. “The use of mobile devices is increasing rapidly and becoming an invaluable tool for many people. By making our knowledge more readily available on mobile devices, we make it easier and faster for our stakeholders to get the answers they need.”

    SKF apps are available for the iPhone and iPad, but SKF is developing apps for Android smart phone to be released soon. Users can download SKF apps in any country where an iTunes Store is available. iTunes stores are available in over 60 countries worldwide. All SKF apps are available free of charge and include:

    SKF CareSKF Care is the guiding light that describes how the organization conducts business from a social, ethical and environmental perspective. SKF’s commitment to SKF Care helps shape the future SKF firmly believes in.
    Why SKFMany customers ask “What makes SKF products the best.” This app lets users find some of reasons that make SKF the best choice.
    SKF Bearing CalculatorSearch and execute calculations on SKF bearing products wherever you are. The calculations of the SKF Interactive Engineering Catalogue are optimized for mobile usage.
    SKF DialSetSKF DialSet allows you to easily calculate bearing re-lubrication quantities and intervals based on SKF lubrication theories.
    SKF SealsThe SKF app for machined and injection moulded seals and advanced engineered plastic parts (AEPP). Get the world of seals onto your iPhone.
    SKF Belt CalculatorThis application makes it possible for field engineers and technical sales people to check the quality of an existing belt drive design at the touch of a finger.
    SKF Automotive Parts SearchGet the latest information on premium spare parts from SKF wherever you are. The SKF Automotive Parts Search App gives you access to all SKF products and related information.
    SKF Web Customer LinkRegistered and authorized users can check availability and their order history on-line.
    SKF Distributor NewIn this app you will have access to information about the latest SKF products, solutions and events.

    SKF apps can be found here.

    Gothenburg, 14 February 2012

    Aktiebolaget SKF

    For further information, please contact:
    SKF GROUP COMMUNICATIONS: Ingalill Östman, SVP, Communications
    tel: +46-31-3373260, mobile: +46-706-973260, e-mail:

    INVESTOR RELATIONS: Marita Björk, Head of Investor Relations
    tel: +46 31-337 1994, mobile: +46 705-181994, e-mail:

    SKF is a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 15,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in 2011 were SEK 66,216 million and the number of employees was 46,039.

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