SKF wins market share in the woodworking segment through order from HSD

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    2015 January 27, 09:00 CEST

    Gothenburg, Sweden, 27 January, 2015: SKF has signed a one-year contract with Italian HSD SpA for delivery of super precision bearings used in electrospindles for the woodworking segment.

    “This order is of significant importance because it gives us an opportunity to increase our market share in the woodworking segment in which we see a large potential. Also we are very glad to gain HSD’s confidence by showing that we can meet their high expectations on quality, technology and future development”, says Ezio Miglietta, SKF Industrial Market, Sales and Marketing.

    HSD SpA is a global leading supplier of electrospindles used for milling, drilling and edge banding in wood, aluminum and plastic where high speed capability, reduced friction, low noise and vibration levels are important requirements. The SKF super precision bearings will enable these requirements.

    The contract includes four sizes of sealed super-precision hybrid bearings which will be produced in SKF’s factory in Torino, Italy.

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    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 15,000 distributor locations worldwide. 

    Annual sales in 2013 were SEK 63,597 million and the number of employees was 48,401.

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