Semptember 12th ,China Day of SKF technology was held in Shanghai .When the "Gothenburg" yacht which belong to Sweden docked in Shanghai,SKF held day activities of technology again since last year in China.
With the arrival of Gothenburg ,this archaize ship equipted with many modern technical facilities which including the SKF Bearing technology also bring SKF's products and technology to China. In the day activities of SKF technology, SKF Group President and CEO Tom Johnston introduced SKF's five business platforms to the participants . SKF has 200 companies in 130 countries of the world, up to 40,000 employees, mainly in the business bearings, seals, lubrication, mechanical and electrical integration and services in the field of five. There are currently 5% of the business from China, and this region is the world's fastest-growing market of SKF.
Among the three sectors of SKF, the automobiles department,the industry department and the services department stand like a tripod. SKF products in the automotive field is very wide, such as bearings in the unit, including the application of its steering system, engine, clutch, wheels, transmission, power driver, chassis / suspension, and so on; in the sealed units, including the same engine, transmission, power Driver, steering systems and chassis / suspension of the application; in the field of mechanical and electrical integration, including its application-by-wire steering, clutch-by-wire, brake-by-wire systems, sensors with the wheel bearings, engine bearings with sensors, seat adjustment Valves, sensors with the motor bearings and so on.
Aotomotive bearings,which is the traditional powerful project of SKF,its market sale amount had tripled during the past dozen years.For example ,the hub bearings which is the most common product of SKF has moved to modular product from the single product,and now it is developing toward the integration of product .Zhu Yingjian , the Shanghai general manager of SKF automotive bearing ,introduced that the produce of SKF hub bearings in China has goes through a development which from the tapered roller bearings to fist generation ,second generation and third generation of hub bearings. SKF, through its global basis, advanced management tools and innovative solutions for users, making new products has always occupied a leading position in the company's business and continue to create more market. Since SKF Automotive Department of China started domestic market business in 1995,there has been a transition from the operations of transnational corporations more to the local Chinese business , such as Chery, Brilliance, Changan, and other company,now they are using SKF's products and technologies.
The application of SKF in product and technology have not only the advantage of integration of business with each other and providing the product portfolio, but also by virtue of its very mature in the field of aviation products and technologies, transplanted to the field of automotive vehicle and make the design has a more flexible space, and improve the reliability and design flexibility.