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12.05.2015 - 09:45

Following a successful pilot project, when sealed spherical roller bearings were tested in Brazil, there is increased interest in the production of ZKL special and large-size bearings.

22.04.2015 - 07:06

Dear business partners, visitors of our websites, the new Issue No. 54 of Zetkalák journal, traditional journal of ZKL Group, was released last week.

The Issue can be downloaded here:


19.04.2015 - 19:38

During last week ZKL presented its production range at the most famous trade fair in Europe Hannover Messe 2015.

07.04.2015 - 09:53

The total of 112 axle bearing units for trams and 14 turns for articulate tram joints have been completed at ZKL according to the specification of a Chinese customer. This was a new order coming from the field of railway industry. The conical axle bearings PLC 82-09-01.4 with external diameter of 175 mm and width of 123 mm are protected against electric current pass with a ceramic coating applied on the outer ring. The turns with identification PLC 01-12-03 are designed for joint of two carriages of city trams.

30.03.2015 - 15:00

On March 19th, 2015 the Czech National Bank hosted a meeting for its clients and partners in Brno. The main item on the agenda was a lecture by Mr. Jiří Rusnok entitled “Monetary Policy in a Changing Economic Environment“. ZKL was represented at the meeting by Mr. Jan Otoupalík, Technical and Production Director. In connection with CNB´s support for Czech exporters, the CNB representatives were interested in visiting ZKL Group´s premises.

11.03.2015 - 08:44

Recently the factory ZKL Klášterec nad Ohří, a.s. finished the reconstruction of the production hall No. 11. Within the technology relocation the bearing greasing equipment, bearing seal insertion equipment, and preservation technologies were relocated. A reconditioned modern preservation device was introduced. Also the packaging line was moved. Bearings up to diameter 100 mm will be packaged automatically in a plastic foil, bearings over 100 mm will be packaged manually.

19.02.2015 - 12:10

Split double row cylindrical roller bearing PLC 32-15-02.R with the weight almost 700 kg with an outer diameter 867 mm was produced in ZKL Brno for the Chinese steel company. It will be used in rolling mill.

27.01.2015 - 14:24

At the beginning of this year, assembly of spherical roller bearings 231/800 EKW 33MH NF was held at one of our major customers in Germany. There were four pieces of this type of bearing that will be used in the mining industry, specifically for the drive wheel excavator in surface mine for lignite mining. The smooth running of the final assembly was supervised by personnel of our distributor the company SGN Wälzlager GmbH.

29.09.2014 - 15:10

ZKL presented itself together with a further 8 Czech companies in the scope of the Czech exposition. Our stand was visited by various companies & service organisations which fabricate machines & equipment for the mining industry. Personnel from other engineering disciplines were also in attendance at the stand, such as representatives from some of the the local steel work industries. Many important contacts were made. In cooperation with our local distributor; Bearing Vision, all visitors were informed about the ZKL production programme, & innovations.


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