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SKF USA Inc. announced August 8 that it has acquired Precision Balancing & Analyzing (PB&A), a spindle repair and upgrade company based in
The acquisition broadens SKF’s global presence in spindle repair and related capabilities by expanding its Certified Spindle Service Network to 17 centers worldwide. The acquisition further serves to complement SKF Precision Technologies spindle-repair operations in Grafton, Wis., and Armada, Mich.
Founded in 1960, PB&A specializes in repairs, modifications and upgrades for all types of spindle mechanisms, including anti-friction spindle ball or roller bearing units and belt-driven or motorized, standard or high-frequency units from most spindle manufacturers. PB&A also offers balancing and vibration analysis of components and completed assemblies backed by full applications engineering and support.
Customer industries include machine tool, automotive and others where precision milling, drilling, boring or grinding are required.
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SKF has 100 production sites worldwide, sales offices in more than 160 countries and almost 40,000 employees.