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Meet the World – and conquer it!

With an estimated 240 million players in 200 countries, football is considered by many to be the most popular sport in the world. One of the keys to [...]
Engineering Competence

New seals agreement with ZF Sachs Italy

SKF has been awarded an agreement with ZF Sachs Italy to supply 140,000 oil seals and wiper seals for motorcycle forks. With this agreement, SKF is [...]
Engineering Competence

Successful year for Ducati

2007 was a year full of successes for Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati. For Australian World Champion Casey Stoner it was a remarkable season [...]

Gothia Cup partnership

SKF will be a main partner of the world’s biggest soccer tournament for girls and boys, Gothia Cup, for three years starting in 2006 and with a [...]

Built for speed

There are no brakes, no steering wheel and no seatbelts. The g-force pushes travel into velocities of 160 kilometres per hour and more. Hovering a [...]
Bearings,Lubrication Solutions,Sports,
Engineering Competence

Turnaround at breakneck speed

When Italian motorcycle maker Ducati found itself heading off track, pulling the brakes was no solution. Instead the company chose to rev it up.When [...]
Motorbikes,Racing,Research and development,Sports,
Engineering Competence

New inline world record

Tristan Loy, a French inline skating enthusiast, beat his own world record by skating 36 kilometres, 460 metres and 52 centimetres in one hour. His [...]