SKF signs aftermarket partnership agreement with NAPA in Mexico

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    2015 March 06, 14:00 CEST

    Gothenburg, Sweden, 6 March, 2015: SKF has signed an agreement with Autopartes NAPA México to sell its vehicle aftermarket product range in their new stores which are opening later this year. 

    “It is very rewarding to see our partnership with NAPA growing. With this latest agreement SKF will now distribute our assortment into NAPA stores in Mexico”, says Christer Cedervall, Director Business Unit Vehicle Service Market, SKF Automotive. “With NAPA we will reach garages through their new stores and state-of-the art distribution center in Querétaro, Mexico to offer our solutions and support for a professional repair with quality products. Our partnership with NAPA in North America has grown steadily over the years and we now look forward to see a strong development in sales in Mexico.”

    “SKF's quality, assortment, range and support are what we highly value. SKF fits perfectly with our brand and what we stand for. We have been very pleased with the partnership in Canada and America and are very happy now to include the SKF brand in our offer for our stores in Mexico”, Juan Quintal Castilla, Director General of Autopartes NAPA México.

    In a rapidly expanding automotive aftermarket in Mexico, SKF offers a very broad range of application coverage that fits most of the cars and light trucks in Mexico. The assortment includes premium bearings, hubs, oil seals and grease.

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    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 2014 were SEK 70 975 million and the number of employees was 48 593. www.skf.com  

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