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SKF and Goodyear create industrial power transmission alliance

Goteborg, Sweden -- Sept. 21, 2001 -- SKF and Goodyear have created an alliance to provide value-added service to t...


Goteborg, Sweden — Sept. 21, 2001 — SKF and Goodyear have created an alliance to provide value-added service to the industrial power transmission market in Brazil.

The Power Transmission Alliance is an alliance between the two companies with the mission to provide customized solutions to optimize industrial manufacturing performance for their customers. The agreement covers joint activities in products and services, sales, training, logistics and marketing.

Solution kits provided by the Alliance aim to create the possibility to improve the performance of industrial machinery and systems involving services and products, such as bearings, seals, aligning and monitoring equipment, lubricants, tools, belts, pulleys and hoses.

“Forming this alliance with Goodyear furthers our initiative in the marketplace to provide industrial customers with a complete range of maintenance services. Goodyear’s leadership brings complementary technical expertise and product knowledge that will allow the alliance to provide a more complete package,” says Alrik Danielson, managing director of SKF do Brasil.

“The Power Transmission Alliance reinforces the strategy of Goodyear and SKF to provide innovative solutions that add value to our customers,” says Renaldo Calderini, managing director, Goodyear Engineered Products Latin America.