AB SKF, a Swedish bearing and seal manufacturer, was founded in 1907 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Bearings, seals, lubrication and lubrication systems, maintenance goods, mechatronics products, power transmission goods, condition monitoring systems, and associated services are all manufactured and supplied internationally by the firm.

SKF is the world's largest bearing producer, employing 44,000 workers over 108 manufacturing facilities. It boasts the biggest industrial distribution network in the market, with 17,000 distributor locations across 130 countries. SKF is one of Sweden's largest enterprises and one of the world's largest publicly traded companies.