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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.

18.10.2011 - 15:07


06.09.2011 - 10:18

On 1st and 2nd September the representatives of ZKL Group attended traditional ACRI Expedition 2011, in this year with the subtitle „Exploring the Blue Mountains”. This socially-sporting event at the end of summer was organized in hotel Kraví hora in Bořetice, South Moravia. The aim of these annual events is to prepare the opportunity for informal meetings and discussions among representatives of Czech companies from the field of rail vehicles and railway transport. Representatives of ZKL Group Mr. Jiří Prášil, CSc., General Manager, and Mr.

08.08.2011 - 13:30

On 26. – 28.7.2011 Mr. Hrádek, Head of Business Department No. 34 ”Sale of East Asia“, together with Mr. Prášil, General Manager of ZKL Group, made a business trip to China. The purpose of the trip was the ceremonial opening of ZKL branch in Beijing. ZKL China Office will provide technical support of sales and administration of ZKL trademarks in China.

22.07.2011 - 07:16

Dear business partners, shareholders, visitors of our web site, ZKL GROUP Annual Report for 2010 has been posted on our website today

The Annual Report can be downloaded here.


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