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24.11.2010 - 15:19

In October 2010, there was an audit of expert competence in the sphere of production of antifriction bearings for ŽKV ZSSK CARGO Slovakia, a.s.. ZKL Brno, a.s. thus gained a certificate for the deliveries of its products to the area of Slovak Republic. 

 Martin Peška

Antifriction Bearing Project manager

16.11.2010 - 17:00

With the Polish company Wika Spolka Jawna Awramienko the WSP was signed Distributor Agreement, which undertook to gradually phase out sales of the brand bearings ZVL to 30.6.2011. As confirmation of this fact was signed statement for publication.

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.


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

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