SKF South Africa

SKF established its roots in South Africa over 100 years ago and is today a specialist supplier of bearings, engineering and rotating technology to mining and industry across southern Africa. Alongside its superior bearing offering, the company also provides a comprehensive portfolio of engineered solutions including world-class seals, lubrication, mechatronics, and power transmission supported by professional mechanical services. SKF’s first-class end-to-end power transmission solutions cater to diverse applications in industries including agriculture, sugar, cement, coal, and minerals processing.
The product range of conveyor chain, belt drives, wedge belts, standard and specialist couplings, locking elements and rapidly detachable bushes, combined with specialist services, conveniently give customers access to all their power transmission requirements from a single-source supplier.
This Level 4, premium brand OEM further complemented its lubrication
suite through the acquisition of Lincoln Lubrication South Africa in 2015, which saw the addition of lubrication as well as fire suppression systems to the portfolio.
Placing customers at the core of operation, SKF is dedicated to delivering its stateof- the-art solutions to customers irrespective of their locations.
Aligning to this goal, SKF has a well-established distributor network
which comprises Authorised Distributors as well as Lubrication,
Agricultural and Vehicle Service Market Distributors. As these
distributors are ideally located close to customers, they are regarded
as the face of SKF and a primary route to market.
Therefore SKF is focused on growing and upskilling the sales teams so that
they are aligned with SKF knowledge.
SKF supports its stateof- the-art products, latest technologies, service and after–sales service capabilities through bestin- class training courses, enabling customers to innovate their businesses through upskilling their
employees and enhancing their productivity levels.
SKF is armed with a cutting-edge ReMan Centre based at Johannesburg head office which is dedicated to providing exceptional refurbishment
to OEM standards. Adhering to SKF’s stringent global quality control systems, this centre provides a highly affordable alternative compared to the cost of replacements, extends product life cycle and delivers swift turnaround times keeping customer downtime to a minimum for lowest total cost of operation and ownership.
SKF continues to expand its engineering services in line with a boosted focus on taking full ownership of equipment throughout the entire lifecycle. By offering customers its renowned contract services, after-market maintenance management and reliability service portfolio, SKF goes beyond simply providing a quality product. SKF is committed to building solid, long-term partnerships in order to deliver a lifetime service to customers.