SKF receives order from Chinese wind power gearbox manufacturer

2015 January 14, 09:00 CET

Gothenburg, Sweden, 14 January 2015: SKF has received an order in excess of SEK 150 million for the supply of bearing sets from Chongqing Gearbox Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese wind power gearbox manufacturer. The bearings will be used in Chongqing’s 1.5MW and 2.0MW wind turbine gearboxes.

“This order is a significant step in building our wind power gearbox market share in China, a country that represents around 40% of the global wind energy market. It also expands SKF’s global network of renewable energy customers, bringing the benefits of our technologies and solutions to more end-users and operators,” says Sunny Chan, SKF’s Head of Renewable Energy in China.

Chongqing Gearbox Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation and specializes in manufacturing gearboxes, couplings and dampers.

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