SKF received Volvo Cars Quality Excellence Award
2014 January 21, 10:00 CET
Gothenburg, Sweden, 21 January, 2014: SKF has been certified with Volvo Cars Quality Excellence (VQE) Award. In doing so, SKF reached the highest quality ratings in areas such as product quality, supply precision, logistics, and efficient quality systems to name a few.
Tryggve Sthen, President, SKF Automotive says, “Quality is a must in all areas of our business; it is a key part of our way of working with Business Excellence. Being recognized for this, performing according to our customers’ high demands, is very satisfying. This type of award is one of the highest recognitions we can receive and acknowledges that we deliver on our promises, which is highly appreciated by our customers.”
SKF has been a partner to Volvo Cars since SKF founded Volvo in 1927. The journey started with the first car model informally called Jakob equipped with the bearing from SKF called VOLVO. Today, Volvo Cars produce car models for the premium-segment with safety and high performance in focus, equipped with optimized solutions from SKF. VQE was established by Volvo Cars in 2012.
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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 2012 were SEK 64,575 million and the number of employees was 46,775. www.skf.com
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