SKF Opens Two More labs in India


SKF, the global technology and solutions provider of bearings, seals, lubrication systems, mechatronics and services, has inaugurated Product Investigation Centre (PIC) and Mechatronics Laboratory at company's Global Technical Centre (GTCI), Bangalore which was inaugurated last year with an investment of INR 500 million. "These initiatives will bring SKF's knowledge engineering capability closer to customer and help us develop and deliver world class solutions at desired speed. We believe that both these initiatives will help build a competitive advantage for our customers while helping SKF achieve customer service excellence." said Shishir Joshipura, Managing Director and Country Head.

The Product Investigation Centre will offer SKF customers with services such as advanced analysis of bearing field usage and post endurance testing evaluation, with high quality and faster response time. Additionally, the lab will also have state of the art Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), X-ray diffraction machine, grease analysis facility and metrology equipment.

SKF also inaugurated the Mechatronics lab to expand mechatronics competencies and product offerings in the Indian market. In order to offer enhanced services, the lab is equipped with technically advanced equipments to help customers with services including new product development, firmware testing and investigation of sensor bearing field returns.

Commenting on the establishment of new facilities, Arun Shivaram, Director- Global Technical Centre India said, "The Product Investigation Centre and Mechatronics Lab are important and natural extension of our offerings from SKF Global Technical Centre India (GTCI). This initiative will provide a platform for delivering complete engineering solutions to our customers and leverage in-house capabilities at GTCI. Additionally, the centre is committed to work closer with our customers in India and provide innovative products and solutions to address their need".

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