In 1997 SKF (U.K.) Limited became the first company in the SKF Group, and the first international bearing manufacturer, to achieve certification to the new environmental management standard ISO 14001.
The SKF Group also holds the global health and safety management standard OHSAS 18001 certification.
The Industrial Sales and Service Divisons of SKF (U.K.) Limited officially received the prestigious Investors in People award in 1995 and have maintained the accreditation ever since.
SKF has also been accredited to the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) and was also the first bearing company to achieve this standard.
Promoted by UNIFE and supported by operators, system integrators and equipment manufacturers, IRIS complements the internationally recognised ISO 9001 quality standard introducing rail specific requirements.