SKF India’s integrated solutions for wind energy applications launched at Windergy 2017

2017 April 27, 10:00 IST

SKF India, announced the launch of its Multilog On-line System - IMx-8, today at Windergy 2017 in New Delhi, India. IMx-8 is a compact device, engineered to address the modern day maintenance issues of wind energy industry. SKF’s integrated service offerings comprises of precise products, remote diagnostic services, data analysis and solutions for the wind energy industry. This will result in early fault detection, improvise the availability and performance of rotating equipment with automatic advice for correcting existing or impending conditions.

The launch of IMx-8 for remote monitoring and SKF SRB for wind turbine main shafts were added to the robust renewable energy portfolio of SKF India. The SKF SRB is light weight and has high performance, that will improve turbine reliability for sustainable wind energy production offering up to twice the fatigue life, improved robustness and reduce down the cost.

Mr. Shishir Joshipura, Managing Director and Country Head, SKF India said, “The wind energy segment has been growing steadily over the last few years with the increased focus on sustainable sources of energy. SKF’s integrated solutions comprising of Data Analysis through IOT, Remote Diagnostic Solutions, and précised engineering products will simplify the entire process of maintenance of Wind Turbines.”

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Lokesh Saxena, VP- Industrial Business & Services, SKF India Ltd., said “We are confident that the two new products added to the SKF’s renewable portfolio will help our stakeholders to achieve their wind power generation targets more efficiently. SKF India will continue to adopt the newest technology and offer their customers world class products and services”.

Windergy, hosted by Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) in partnership with Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), is the largest conference and exhibition of the wind energy segment which was held in Hotel Ashok, New Delhi from 25 - 27 April 2017.

SKF India showcased their entire range of products and service solutions for Wind energy segment. With its century of experience and strong hold across 40 industries, SKF has an advanced understanding of how mechanisms and industrial processes are interconnected, which helps them offer customized solutions to each industry. The global footprint of SKF enables operators to secure spares efficiently and respond quickly to minimize downtime for maintenance.

For further information, please contact:
SKF India contact: 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.

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