SKF was named General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year at its Supplier of the Year awards ceremony last month. SKF is also the recipient of Excellent Quality Supplier award from Hino Motors, a Toyota Group company for outstanding performance in quality in 2013.
Harsha Kadam, Director Business Unit Two Wheelers, SKF Automotive says, “The team and I are very happy and proud to receive this prestigious award. SKF has been working with Yamaha for many years now. Our close cooperation and engineering partnership have been very rewarding. We have supported Yamaha by developing more efficient deep groove ball bearings to improve the performance in the engine, transmission and wheels of the motorcycles and scooters. This award is clear recognition of our focus on excellence to satisfy our customers’ needs and requirements.”
“SKF has been a key supplier for us in our development work for more efficient motorcycles and scooters. We want our customers to enjoy riding and owning their Yamaha. To fulfill their passion and dreams is our ambition. Working with SKF, as our engineering partner, is very satisfying. SKF helps contribute to our customers’ satisfaction. We look forward to continued success working together,” says Mr. Sanjeev Paul, Head of Materials, Yamaha.