SKF factories shine at the Frost & Sullivan India Manufacturing Excellence Awards (IMEA) 2016

2016 December 21, 19:15 IST

Three of SKF factories won at the IMEA awards 2016, amongst India’s top manufacturing brands.

SKF Pune won the Future Ready Factory of the Year - Platinum Award in the Engineering Sector for Large Business and Ahmedabad & Bengaluru factories won the Gold Certificate of Merit.

“Delivering the promise of SKF through capable processes on a sustainable basis calls for a world class effort from our manufacturing teams. Receiving this award twice in a row, is an ample proof of the results achieved by SKF team to serve our customer better”, said Shishir Joshipura, Country Head and Managing Director, SKF India.

Frost & Sullivan is a 50 year old Growth Partnership Company that works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants.

The award was presented to Shrikant Savangikar, Director of Quality, Sustainability and CSR at SKF India and Shyam Datye, Factory Manager - Pune at an award ceremony conducted at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Mumbai on December 9, 2016.

For further information, please contact:
Vijay Chaudhury: 020 66112250,
Bibhabaree Biswal: 020 66112641,

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 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in 2015 were SEK 75 997 million and the number of employees was 46 635.”

SKF Group started trading operations in India in Kolkata in 1923 and since then the Group's operations have been consolidated into SKF India Limited. SKF India also has associate companies called SKF Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd, Lincoln Helios India Ltd, providing Seals and Lubrication systems. The company has manufacturing plants in Pune, Bangalore, Mysore and Haridwar. The company also has a Global Technical Center in Bengaluru.

® SKF is a registered trademark of the SKF Group.

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