SKF opens its second SKF Solution Factory in India

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SKF INDIA announced the inauguration of SKF Solution Factory in Manesar, Gurgaon. This is SKF’s second SKF Solution Factory in India, the first being in Pune, which is the central facility in India.

The Manesar facility will serve as the local unit and focus on spindle repair, reconditioning and maintenance services It will serve the automotive manufacturers, ancillary manufacturers and industrial machinery customers in the region with competencies across SKF’s five platforms and specific asset management and maintenance services.

SKF Solution FactryIndiaslServices are one of the key businesses of SKF in India which includes machine development and design verification, remanufacturing to reconditioning, integrated maintenance solutions, training and remote diagnostics monitoring. The new facility at Manesar is key to SKF’s overall business plans to take SKF’s maintenance consulting and asset management services closer to customers, reducing time of delivery and speed of service deployment, complimenting SKF India’s leadership in the market.

“Today, most organizations are facing cost pressures on rising energy consumption, input costs and repair and maintenance costs. SKF Solution Factory is a unique global proposition through which we deliver our services combining SKF’s knowledge, experience and technology. Over the years we have seen a rising demand for our maintenance and asset management solutions and going forward we see this as one of the key drivers of growth in addition to our products”, said Shishir Joshipura – Managing Director and Country Head, SKF in India.

SKF Solution FactryIndiaCommenting on the launch, Sudhir Rege – Director, South Asia – Regional Sales and Services, SKF said, “SKF operates in a spectrum of industries and therefore is well equipped to understand that in today’s business environment, effectively managing assets throughout their lifecycle can deliver real term on-going value to reduce Total Cost of Ownership. SKF Solution Factory combines SKF’s technology, global and local knowledge of machineries, equipments and experience across geographies and acts as the gateway to long term asset efficiency and reliability. The new facility at Manesar is a key step to deliver SKF knowledge to customers locally and focus on solutions in addition to products.”

SKF Solution Factory is a unique proposition from SKF where people and technology come together to create optimized asset performance across industries. SKF engineers apply knowledge and services to design, create and deliver custom solutions to toughest productivity challenges. At every stage of the asset life cycle, SKF products, advanced services and solutions help customers improve productivity, reduce maintenance costs, improve energy and resource efficiency. SKF also offers consultancy services to optimize designs for long service life and reliability, ultimately helping to make machines more productive, sustainable and profitable.

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