SKF Australia awards PROK Conveyor Components SKF Equipped Status

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    2019 August 07, 13:00 AEST

    SKF has entered a long-term strategic supply partnership with PROK, a leading Australian conveyor OEM. This new SKF Equipped Programme is the first of its kind for SKF in Australia and marks over 40 years of association between the two companies.

    Gothenburg, Sweden, 6th August 2019: Under the terms of this new SKF Equipped Programme agreement, SKF has secured a supply contract with PROK for a range of components. Included within this are deep groove ball bearings for PROK’s conveyor idler units, plus Explorer Class spherical roller bearings in sealed and non-sealed versions, together with various sleeves and housings for PROK’s conveyor pulley offering.

    These SKF components have been chosen by PROK for their proven performance in the latter’s own equipment. As well as their wider successful applications in other environmentally challenging quarrying, mining, steel and similar heavy industrial operations throughout the world.

    PROK Conveyor Components Pty Ltd is part of NEPEAN Conveyors and has a long history of manufacturing high quality conveyor components for local and international markets dating back to 1948. The company is renowned for its highly durable, heavy-duty conveyor components, including its conveyor roller offering for which SKF has supplied a variety of bearings in a relationship that goes back more than 40 years.

    With products that are now recognised as setting the standard throughout the mining and heavy bulk materials handling industries, PROK have designed and manufactured conveyor components for mines, ports and large industrial plants throughout Australasia, and the Americas.

    Vis Reddy, Industrial Business Development Manager at SKF Australia comments: "The newly launched SKF Equipped Programme that we have just established with our client PROK, is the first of its kind for SKF in Australia. It’s testament to the long and successful relationship that we have enjoyed over the past 40 years with this leading Australian conveyor OEM. We look forward to a continuing engineering partnership with PROK as the company progresses its highly successful product development programme.”

    For further information, please contact 
    SKF Australia – Vis Reddy, National BDM Manager
    Tel:+61 2 8316 0103, mobile: +61 419131064 vis.reddy@skf.com

    SKF Australia was incorporated in 1940 and has since then been serving a wide range of industries in the region, including petroleum and gas, hydrocarbon processing, mining and minerals, wind energy, food and beverage, agriculture, rail, OEM and general manufacturing, among others - with key service centres in all states. Our first SKF Solution Factory opened in Perth in 2013 and the concept has been rolled out throughout Australia to provide customers with ready access to a portfolio of services and competencies.

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