The SKF Group is the leading global supplier of products, customer solutions, and services in the business of rolling bearings and seals. The Group's main competencies include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring and training. SKF also holds an increasingly important position in the market for linear motion products, as well as high precision bearings, spindles and spindle services for the machine tool industry and lubrication systems. SKF has 100 manufacturing sites distributed all over the world. With its own sales companies in 70 countries, supported by some 15 000 distributors and dealers worldwide, its e-business marketplace and global distribution system, SKF is always close to its customers for the supply of both products and services.