SKF acquires Preventive Maintenance Company, Inc.

By Plant Engineering Staff January 19, 2007

In a move that strengthens its market leadership in reliability services, condition monitoring products, maintenance strategies and consulting services, SKF USA, Inc. has acquired Preventive Maintenance Company, Inc., Elk Grove Village, IL.

Preventive Maintenance Company, Inc. is a market leader in predictive maintenance services for industrial customers in the pulp & paper, metals, food, automotive and other industries. It has 70 employees and annual sales of approximately $10 million. SKF intends to use PMCI’s expertise in vibration data collections and analysis, balancing, alignment, ultrasonics, lubrication sampling, and thermography to create a primary service delivery organization.

“Our customer’s goal is to improve the strength of their equipment reliability programs. This strategic move by SKF confirms their commitment to on-time delivery of advanced technological services,” said Jim Miller, Jr., president of PMCI.

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