SKF USA supporting Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

2017 September 05, 15:36 EST

SKF USA Inc. today announced it will contribute a $100,000 donation to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. The donation will be made to the American Red Cross, to support its relief efforts in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and across the Gulf Coast region. SKF USA will also match, dollar-for-dollar, all contributions made by its employees.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all the people of Texas and the Gulf Coast who have been affected by the severe flooding and devastation of Hurricane Harvey,” said John Schmidt, President, SKF USA Inc. “We are pleased to support the work of the American Red Cross in their relief efforts.  At this time, the most important concern for SKF USA is the safety and wellbeing of our Houston and Texas employees and their families, and our commitment to helping them get the care and support they need now and on the long journey through recovery.”

For further information, please contact:
Press Relations: Monique Turner, +1 215 8018722; monique.turner@skf.com

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 2016 were SEK 72 787 million (USD 6.2 billion) and the number of employees was 44 868. www.skf.com

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