SKF inaugurates two more labs in Global Technical Centre in Bangalore

SKF, the global technology and solutions provider of bearings, seals, lubrication systems, mechatronics and services, announced the inauguration of its Product Investigation Centre (PIC) and Mechatronics Laboratory at company’s Global Technical Centre (GTCI), Bangalore which was inaugurated last year with an investment of Rs 500 million.
Additionally, these centres are part of SKF’s strategy to provide knowledge engineering competence in India by working closely with customers on its five platforms including bearings and units, seals, lubrication systems, mechatronics and services. Through these initiatives, SKF’s domain specialists will support the requirements of the businesses to serve customers with optimized solutions. 
“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 equipment to help customers with services including new product development, firmware testing and investigation of sensor bearing field returns.

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