SKF India & Texmo Industries launch special bearings

2004 July 02, 11:43 CET

Coimbatore July 2nd, 2004:

SKF forays into the rural market 

SKF India Limited, India's leading technology & solutions provider of bearings, in association with Texmo Industries, leaders in manufacturing of pumps and motors, today launched specially designed and packaged SKF bearings, for the replacement market of Texmo Industries pumps and motors. The launch marks the entry of SKF into the rural market. From now on, while replacing the bearings in Texmo Industries products, customers can avail of original SKF bearings specially packed in Taro package from Authorised Texmo Industries dealers across the country. Mrs. D. Ramachandran, Managing Partner, Texmo Industries and Mr. Rakesh Makhija, Managing Director, SKF India Limited launched the bearings in an exclusive event today. 

This venture will help both the companies to achieve their overall objective of manufacturing and supplying quality products to their customers. Speaking on the occasion, Mrs. D. Ramachandran, Managing Partner, Texmo Industries said "Its a matter of great pride for us to enter into this venture with a company of repute like SKF. We hope that this association, will help us, to be better equipped to achieve our objective of manufacturing and supplying quality products and services that delights the customer through excellent performance and cost effectiveness." 

SKF bearings for Texmo Industries products are specially designed to address the challenges posed by pumps and motors. Bearings, like other component in pumps and motors have to endure the rigors of high speed, wear & tear, dirt & debris, high temperature, high humidity and frequently fluctuating voltage. These combine to form a reality check on the quality and reliability of the bearing. SKF not only meets these challenges but also sets standards for others to follow. 

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Rakesh Makhija, Managing Director SKF India Limited said, "This association helps us to enter the rural market through Texmo Industries vast dealership network. Texmo Industries pumpsets are being manufactured with SKF bearings, for decades. The non-availability of this special bearing in the rural replacement market has compelled the customer to accept inferior alternatives for so long. We are delighted to be able to provide our rural customers our defect free, reliable and dependable bearings at their doorstep." 

Using original SKF bearings will not only help to increase the life of the pumps and motors but will also increase safety and productivity for the users. 

About SKF 

SKF is the world's leading technology & solutions provider of bearings, seals, related products, systems and services to the Aerospace, Automotive, Electrical and Industrial sectors. SKF India is a Rs. 5000 M business with three production facilities and employs over 2000 people. With an extensive and growing network of over 225 distributors across the country, the company enjoys a dominant share in the market. The company offers integrated mechanical and engineering services, preventive and predictive maintenance, thereby enhancing the total life cycle of the customers' assets and helps reduce their 'total cost'. With its forward thinking approach, the organization has continuously maintained customer satisfaction by developing new high quality products and solutions. 

About Texmo 

Texmo Industries commenced operations in 1956, primarily to serve the nascent textile motors market. It has a turnover of around Rs. 2000 million and employs over 600 people. A wide network of company branches and dealers ensures that products and services are easily available to the customer in every part of the country. TEXMO INDUSTRIES is committed to manufacturing and supplying Quality Products and Services that delight the customer through Excellent Performance and Cost Effectiveness. They strive to make 'Total Quality' an important tool for the employees to achieve consistent organizational growth. 

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