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23.09.2021 - 10:26
The development of axle roller bearings for trams was completed in the ZKL Klášterec nad Ohří production plant as a proof of the continuous expansion of the range for rolling stock withing the ZKL Group. The pair of PLC 410-77/78 bearings is of the WJ/WJP design type with increased requirements for the accuracy of matching. These bearings were manufactured for the assembly of new trams by a Polish manufacturer.
Technical parameters of the bearings:
Axle diameter: 120 mm
Maximum vehicle speed: 70 km/h
18.08.2021 - 14:43

ZKL GROUP as a traditional supplier of rolling bearings for power plants also participates in modernization of existing thermal power plants. The introduction of modern combustion systems allows to reduce the emissions of solid pollutants, NOx and SO2 to half of the original value.

20.07.2021 - 12:56

After a long time caused by COVID-19 worldwide situation, the popular ZKL Golf Cup could finally be held again on July 7th 2021. Good weather and better anti-epidemiological conditions contributed to the high number of participants from regional companies and large OEM customers. ZKL Golf Cup with a total of 90 participants became the largest golf tournament in the region this year.

02.06.2021 - 12:45

Dear business partners, visitors of our websites,

the new Issue No. 63 of ZKL News, traditional journal of ZKL Group, was released. You can read it or download it in English version on the following link:



18.05.2021 - 10:37

We are glad to inform you that ZKL Group has archived 54th position in the ranking of the 160 largest Czech family companies announced by Forbes magazine. Year-on-year this means an improvement by two positions. By 2025, we would like to achieve an ambitious position in the ranking of 50.

03.05.2021 - 10:23

ZKL expands its range of railway axle bearings with a two-row tapered roller bearing unit (bearing designation PLC 810-13.D.2). It is used to store the wheelsets of railway vehicles. The bearing unit has polyamide cages and contains a special lubricant guaranteeing lower friction in the bearing with a positive impact on heat generation during operation. The added value of the whole project is the fact that the bearing units are assembled in trains of a European manufacturer, which will be operated on the territory of the Czech Republic within the framework of regional transport.

31.03.2021 - 10:38

Dear Business Partners!
We wish you Happy Easter. May this be a peaceful festive time with your family members in current difficult pandemic situation.
Your ZKL team

25.03.2021 - 10:33

As one of the main sponsors, ZKL Group would like to congratulate the “SK Líšeň” football club on its excellent results and currently the first place in the running season of the "National Football League".

Both partners, SK Líšeň and ZKL Group, connect not only the district of the city Brno – Líšeň they operate in, but also the quality and the results achieved.

We are pleased to be able to support such a successful sports club with a long tradition, the foundation of which dates to 1924. We wish “SK Líšeň” football club many successful matches in the future!

09.03.2021 - 09:48

ZKL expands its product range with a new type of bearings - toroidal roller bearings. Specifically, newly released dimensions are as per table below:


d [mm]

D [mm]

B [mm]

m [kg]

15.02.2021 - 15:13

Starting this year, our subsidiary in Latin America, ZKL Rodamientos S.A., has been in charge of the commercial development of the ZKL brand in Brazil. At the end of 2020, the ZKL Group Management has decided to integrate this market to the business activities of the mentioned subsidiary. This step will allow us to unify the marketing and sales support in the region.

We are confident that this new commercial structure, we will help us to meet the needs of the Brazilian market demand, and use methods to develop the business activities of the ZKL brand in the South American territory.


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