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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.

11.07.2011 - 07:35

Dear business partners, visitors of our websites, the new Issue No. 45 of Zetkalák journal, traditional journal of ZKL Group,  was released at the end of last week.

The Issue can be downloaded here.

29.06.2011 - 15:18

This year ZKL Group as a traditional exhibitor participated again in the International Trade Fair of Railway and Manipulation Technology “Czech Raildays“ in Ostrava. Among many exhibits of special bearings for railway transport, which ZKL Group traditionally exhibits, mainly special double row tapered roller bearings aroused visitors´ interest.

08.06.2011 - 12:40

A new TBU unit 130 x 230 x 180 is going to be introduced On the occasion of the 12 International Trade Fair of Railway and Handling Technology called “Czech Raildays” in Ostrava in 2011. The TBU unit was developed on the basis of the initiative of the company ŽOS - Vrútky. Currently the tests are carried out under the test conditions in ZKL Research and Development. 

Further information you can obtain at ZKL exposure (Stand B6) where we would like to invite you on behalf of ZKL Group.

08.06.2011 - 12:37

Management of ZKL Group has prepared for its staff regular teambuilding, which is traditionally held before holidays this year on 3. – 4. 6. 2011. This year once again people rode on bicycles. They cycled from the valley called “Mariánské” through the old part of Brno-Líšeň via Bílovice nad Svitavou,  Adamov and Blansko to a hotel Skalní Mlýn. The route was about 40 km long. Of course, for more experienced cyclists there were prepared longer tour, which continued from Blansko through the village Petrovice to Sloup and then through Pustý Žleb to the hotel Skalní Mlýn (about 60 km).

30.05.2011 - 14:00

On 9th May 2011 the reconstruction of the hall no.5 was started in the factory ZKL Brno, a.s. The building was officially opened by ing. Jiří Prášil, CSc., General Manager of ZKL, a.s. by laying the foundation stone. 

The reconstructed part of the production hall, measuring approximately 30,2m x 80,5m x 10.5m, will be used for production, measurement and assembly of large-size bearings to the diameter of 1.600mm.

17.05.2011 - 07:26

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 year 2011 the following types are concerned:


23120 EMH** 

23052 EMH** 

23056 EMH** 

23060 EMH** 

23160 EW33HM** 

23064 EMH** 

23068 EMH** 

07.05.2011 - 15:10

On 2nd of May 2011, joined to ZKL team Mr. Mgr. Martin Lutonský, on newly opened position of Group Staff manager and says:

"I'd like to use my previous experience in managing human resources for the completation and optimizing the overall HR strategy of ZKL Group and thereby contribute to the smooth running of HR processes throughout the group."

07.05.2011 - 14:58

In the month of April was released into production 6 new types of bearings. Two from these dimensional types were spherical roller thrust bearings, three were radial spherical roller bearings and last one was sliding bearing.

29436 EJ
29438 EJ
23160 EW33MH New Force
23172 EW33MH New Force
23176 EW33MH New Force
PLC 812-10

14.04.2011 - 15:12

ZKL Group as a traditional Czech producer of bearings took part in significant International Engineering Trade Fair in Hannover, where was presented its range of special bearings production. This assortment has been extended with a new type of bearing used for axle boxes of railway rolling stock for passenger transport. It is a special double row tapered bearing PLC 810-13 (CTBU 130 x 230 x 160) for axle boxes of rolling stock. These bearings are used for example in new electric units 471 - City Elephant.


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

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