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SKF cooperates with European Commission on antitrust inquiries

2011 November 08, 15:00 CET

Today representatives from the European Commission visited SKF's facilities in Gothenburg, Sweden and Schweinfurt, Germany to gather information about possible anti-competitive behaviors among certain bearing manufacturers.

SKF has a strict Code of Conduct which prohibits anti-competitive behaviors and is cooperating fully with the investigation. At this time, no further information is available regarding the nature or outcome of this inquiry.

Gothenburg, 8 November 2011

Aktiebolaget SKF

AB SKF may be required to disclose the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication at 1500 CET on 8 November 2011.

For further information, please contact:

PRESS: Ingalill Östman, SKF Group Communication
tel: +46 31-337 3260, mobile: +46 706-973260, e-mail:

INVESTOR RELATIONS: Marita Björk, Head of Investor Relations
tel: +46 31-337 1994, mobile: +46 705-181994, e-mail:

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 15,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in 2010 were SEK 61,029 million and the number of employees was 44,742.

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