Swedish company SKF has survived high tariffs and labour problems to hold its own in the bearings market. SKF started trading activities from Kolkata in 1923.
Here, first bearing manufactured by SKF India being packed in 1965.
The first 15 employees - SKF's opening strength
Celebrating its 75th anniversary in India
"The economy globally has become so volatile that the speed at which you are required to execute your decision has completely undergone a change," says Shishir Joshipura,Managing Director, SKF India. "The strategic dimension to decision-making has acquired more significance than it ever had before."