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03.04.2012 - 08:39

In the first quarter of this year four new types of bearings have been released into production. There are 3 radial spherical roller bearings. Two of them are available in NEW FORCE design and one of them is a thrust spherical roller bearing.


T 29488 EM 

23096 EW33MH**

23160 CW33J

22334 EW33MH**

19.03.2012 - 15:53

In the 11th calendar week was concluded a collective bargaining for all companies of ZKL Group. In the new collective agreements are anchored particularly the wage development for 2012 and legislative changes resulting from the new labor code valid from January 1st 2012.
The employer with the trade unions believe, that we have a difficult journey this year, but it will be crowned with the achievement of approved plans by excellent work of all employees of ZKL Group.

17.02.2012 - 08:16

During the last week of January in Camping Baldovec it has taken place an adventure course for talented employees of ZKL Group.

Support of talent is one of the group’s priorities, which is based on the intention to motivate and develop young and talented staff with expert and working potential.

The participants went through activities focused on verification of their mental and physical fitness and teamwork.

22.12.2011 - 08:26

Dear business partners, visitors of our websites, the new Issue No. 46 of Zetkalák journal, traditional journal of ZKL Group,  was released at the end of last week.

The Issue can be downloaded here.

13.12.2011 - 15:00

This year´s Christmas party for ZKL staff took place in a beautiful theatre in Šumperk on 9th December. As traditionally after welcome drink the best ZKL employees were announced.

A theatre performance with the title „Water is not wine, Priessnitz is not Schroth“, which was presented by actors of the local theatre, followed. CRISTAL band provided musical background for the subsequent rich banquet. Zbyněk Hrdlička´s folk music from Šumperk played not only for listening but also for dancing.

15.11.2011 - 11:14

On 29th October 2011 another special cross-split bearing PLC 512-39 was installed on the main shaft in a freight skip in OKD mine Darkov. It is a large-size cross-split spherical roller bearing. This application allows replacing of the bearing in a short time compared with standard unsplit bearings. The operation of the bearing is continuously monitored with vibration diagnostics which monitors the trend of bearing behaviour regarding vibrations. Moreover it monitors also the operating temperature. The bearing mounting was again realized by the company INCO Engeneering, s.r.o.

07.11.2011 - 13:32

Department of Technical and Production Development of ZKL Group plans to extend the range of innovations in the design of NEW FORCE bearings. These new bearings will be published in the catalogue of ZKL bearings in the section “News” immediately after their release to the series production. For the years 2012 - 2015 the following types are concerned:

20.10.2011 - 07:54

ZKL Group as traditionally attended the International Engineering Trade Fair in Brno. This year MSV Brno took place in a little bit non-traditional term from 3rd to 7th October 2011 together with the trade fair of transport and logistics. The trade fair resembled past few years when the interest of exhibitors to present their products declined. Perhaps only in comparison with the last year there was visible slightly increased interest of exhibitors and visitors.

18.10.2011 - 15:11

This year ZKL Group attended the International Railway Trade Fair TRAKO Gdansk. The trade fair was held from 11 to 14th October 2011 for the ninth time. This trade fair is already relatively significant and it is held once a two years. Our company there was for the first time in the same exposition with other companies associated at ACRI. 

Our exhibition presented the whole assortment of bearings designed for rail vehicles. There were exhibited bearing units PLC 810-13, wagon bearings PLC 410-33.2 and 34.2 and PLC 410-15 and 16. and bearings for  traction motors.


ZKL is the biggest manufacturer of large-scale spherical-roller, special and split bearings in Central Europe.

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