Welcome to SKF South Africa (Pty) Limited

SKF South Africa, headquartered in Witfield, Boksburg, Gauteng, entered the South African market in 1914 and offers local industry a full range of solutions and services around its six core technologies. By utilising capabilities from all or some of the technologies, SKF develops tailor-made solutions for each customer segment and adds value by assisting customers to improve performance and reduce energy consumption and total cost of ownership.


Only SKF South Africa can provide integrated bearing solutions to improve asset reliability. As the OEM for its products, SKF can combine unique bearing technologies, lubrication systems, sealing solutions and a wide range of mechanical engineering and asset management services to solve problems, enhance machine reliability and lower total cost of ownership. SKF is active in a broad spectrum of industries, offering industry specific solutions.

Since 1914, SKF South Africa has developed unparalleled experience in serving local customers with solutions for African conditions. SKF services its customers through a significant investment in central stock holding as well as stock strategically located at any one of our 40 distributors throughout the region.

SKF’s unique supply chain system connects local distributors directly to the SKF European Distribution Centre and to SKF factories abroad through the global SKF supply chain system.

The SKF brand is synonymous with quality.  SKF South Africa is ISO 9001:2015 certified. SKF is also committed to environmentally responsible growth as well as health and safety management.  SKF South Africa is both ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified. 

SKF South Africa fully endorses the governments policies and practices in redressing the imbalances of the past and as such embraces the philosophy of the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act (BBBEE). At present SKF South Africa’s BBBEE status is that of a level 4 contributor.

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