SKF signs aftermarket partnership agreement with Bosch Service
2014 June 24, 14:00 CET
Gothenburg, Sweden, June 24, 2014:SKF do Brazil has signed an agreement with Bosch Service to jointly market its entire vehicle aftermarket product range to 1,800 Bosch Service Centers located throughout Brazil. Distribution will be handled by local SKF Distributors.
Brazil is one of the world’s fastest growing and competitive vehicle parks and SKF offer a coverage of spare parts that fits with most of the cars and heavy trucks in Brazil.
“We are very pleased to announce our partnership with Bosch Service to provide garages with our solutions in Brazil.” says Christer Cedervall, Director Business Unit Vehicle Service Market, SKF Automotive. “With Bosch Service strong garage network we will add a strong product portfolio and support to help the mechanics to be even more professional. Together with Bosch Service we have developed a fantastic launch campaign which we are confident will stimulate fast sales growth in the Brazilian market. We really look forward to cooperating with Bosch Service.”
“Bosch Service has the largest network of authorized vehicle repair centers in Brazil. We have also the largest assortment of top brands to perform the best repairs for our customers. We are truly happy to have SKF’s aftermarket products in our Service Centers. Not only do the products fit with our profile, the support SKF and SKF distributors offer our garages is what we appreciate highly, as part of our professional service concept.”, says Daniel Angelo, Workshop Concept Manager, Bosch Service
SKF is supplying the entire range through its Distribution network in Brazil. The product range includes:
- Wheel bearing kit for light and heavy vehicles
- Wheel seals for light and heavy vehicles
- Clutch hydraulic actuators
- Belt tensioner pulleys
- Water pumps
- CV joint kits and boot kits
- Universal joint kits
- Suspension and steering components
- Loose rolling bearings
For further information, please contact:
Monique Turner, +1 267 436 6836; +1215 801 8722; Monique.Turner@skf.com
SKF is a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, andservices 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 2013 were SEK 63,597 million and the numberof employees was 48,401. www.skf.com
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