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12.11.2010 - 12:14

On November 10, 2010, representatives of ZKL- Research and Development – were awarded first degree TOP CZECH QUALITY plaque and certificate.  The award was handed over by Mgr. Zdeněk Pospíšil, CEO of PMF ČR. Nomination for this prestigious entrepreneurial competition, and gaining the certificate, prove that ZKL – Research and Development meets numerous selected criteria from the spheres of quality, promotion and reference, as well as economics.

05.11.2010 - 07:45

On 3rd November 2010 technicians of ZKL Výzkum a vývoj, a. s. participated in a test drive of an electric unit, where the new ZKL axle bearings are used in. These are compact tapered roller units CTBU with the mark PLC 810-13. These new bearings developed in ZKL correspond to trends of the world's leading bearing manufacturers on increases in axle bearings utility parameters. Temperature of axleboxes was checked during the stop at the Mohelnice station.

19.10.2010 - 11:06

ZKL Group presented its production at 8th International Fair INNOTRANS Berlin. This major exhibition has traditionally focused on the area of railways, railway and supporting industry, which moves around the ”rail world“. ZKL Group presented at its stand all kinds of ZKL products with a focus on the range of railway bearings. News in this assortment are ZKL hybrid bearings for traction motors and double-row tapered roller bearings PLC 810-13 (CTBU 130x230x160) for chassis for high-speed railway vehicles. These bearings are used for new electric units 471 - Elephant City.

15.10.2010 - 13:25

ZKL Group as a traditional exhibitor at MSV in Brno took place also at this year´s 52nd International Engineering Fair (MSV) where the company ZKL presented its annual range of special bearings production. This assortment has been extended with a new bearing type for railway vehicles for passenger transport. These are the special double-row tapered roller bearings PLC 810-13 (CTBU 130x230x160) for chassis of high-speed railway vehicles. These bearings are used for example for new electric units 471 - City Elephant and they were also nominated for a gold medal of MSV.

07.09.2010 - 07:55

Bunge Argentina SA is a leading agro-industrial groups in Argentina (fertilizers, flour, oil, storage, collection and processing of grain), and settled in the country since 1884 (as followers of the Bunge & Born company) is currently developing its production through five plants located in Campana, Ramallo, San Jeronimo, Puerto San Martin and Tancacha.

13.08.2010 - 12:56

In the first half-year, ZKL, currently employing 1,060 people, showed revenues of 568,125 thousand CZK; compared to expected earnings, this is an increase by 8.6%. This increase was influenced by production growth compared to the annual plan by 2.5% in ZKL Brno, a.s.; by 3.7% in ZKL Klášterec nad Ohří, a.s.; and by 9.8% in ZKL Bearings CZ. However, compared to the same period of last year, it is a 2.8% decrease in consolidated revenues.

13.08.2010 - 12:53

During 26. - 29. 7. 2010 representatives of ZKL Bearings CZ, a.s. held their business trip to South Africa. In cooperation with Bearing Vision Company and its Chairman Mr. Patrick Starkey there were carried out three conferences with major customers, who want to buy and use ZKL bearings. Attention has focused on the technical performance of special large-size bearings and applications of radial split large-size bearings.

23.07.2010 - 08:31

Based on complete audit which an independent audit firm carried out in ZKL Rodamientos SA at the request of AESA Company, the company ZKL Rodamientos S.A. has become a certified supplier of AESA Company. This company is a member of YPF Group which is one of the largest producers of heavy machinery and equipment in Argentina.

30.06.2010 - 19:15

Regular teambuilding for employees of ZKL concern took place from 25. to 26. 6. 2010. After two years, we returned to a popular bicycle trip. To avoid dangerous and busy road traffic, we chose a route along peaceful bicycle paths of South Moravia, from Lanžhot, through Pohansko, Hraniční zámeček, and Bulhary, all the way to Pavlov. The total route was 48 km. All participants deserve praise, as after years of bicycling abstinence we managed the whole tour without a problem, and in the evening were even up to bowling and singing with a guitar. 

 

15.06.2010 - 13:11

On June 8, 2010 ZKL group organized for its partners from the area of rail bearings “Day of ZKL” at the premises of Vehicle test center VÚŽ (Railway Research Institute) Prague. Ing. Jiří Prášil, general manger of ZKL, and other representatives of ZKL - Research and Development attended the “Day of ZKL”. Representatives of ZKL group presented a wide range of ZKL activities at domestic market and also abroad. In particular most of time has been given to innovations and development projects in the field of bearings for rail vehicles.

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