SKF has signed an agreement with Palumbo Shipyards, a major refit and repair site in the Mediterranean to provide high tech services and related products.
The services include activities such as mounting, chocking and on-site machining services, alignment services and vibration measurements as well as geometric and strain gauge alignment measurements.
Furthermore, SKF and Palumbo Shipyards will collaborate to provide support and create value for the end customers.
“We are very pleased to start this collaboration with Palumbo Shipyards with the signing of this contract. SKF recognizes the importance of being a partner to its customers within its territory. On the other hand, this agreement will also serve SKF’s commitment to ensure local presence in all territories where the SKF Group wants to be present with its products and services,” says Rania Patsiopoulos, Managing Director, SKF Hellas.
“We are glad to have signed an agreement with an important partner such as SKF which is a leader in its segment. By working together we can provide a time efficient and valuable service to ship owners. Considering that we have worked with SKF for many years we are confident that this cooperation will be successful and we also plan to initiate the same collaboration with Group’s yards in the next future” says Andrea Sabbion, Sales Manager Commercial Ships Dept., Palumbo Shipyards.
SKF is a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide.
Annual sales in 2017 were SEK 77 938 million and the number of employees was 45 678.