SKF India inaugurates its first Remote Diagnostic Center in Pune, India

2017 April 24, 10:00 IST

SKF India, a global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services today announced the inauguration of their Remote Diagnostic Center (RDC) in India. This diagnostic center will be located in their Pune Corporate Office. SKF’s Remote Monitoring Service makes it possible for any company with Internet access to implement a world-class predictive maintenance (PdM) program for periodic or continuous monitoring of critical machinery.

This SKF solution is ideal for plants with limited staff trained in predictive maintenance techniques, operations with sites located remotely from a central facility, and original equipment manufacturers that desire to provide a value-added service to their customers. With hosted software and the remote monitoring services, SKF will supply the expertise, tools, and training necessary to set up a complete monitoring program anywhere in the world.

Mr. Shishir Joshipura, Managing Director and Country Head, SKF India said, “SKF is committed to service their customers and the Remote Diagnostic Center is a step forward to move closer to our customers. Moving on Industry 4.0, this will make our customers future ready and will make them capable of taking informed decisions to improve operational efficiencies of plants. RDC will help in bringing plants and remote assets together and perform better as a part of Smart Manufacturing in India”.

SKF knowledge enables them to apply 100 years of accumulated experience to diagnose collected data and make recommendations for actions. Customers can have global access, view reports or actual vibration data plots, 24x7 from any location. This will help customers to avoid capital investments for hardware and software, maintain data integrity, automate data uploading minimizing human error and establish consistency and standardization throughout any organization.

For further information, please contact:
SKF India contact: Bibhabaree Biswal, 020 66112641; bibhabaree.biswal@skf.com

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.

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