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of Skefko Works, Luton
Skefko Ball Bearing Company of Luton known as SKF.
1910 Private company.
1920 September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with ball bearings.
1936 Company made public.
1937 Ball and roller bearing manufacturers. "SKF" Ball and Roller Bearings.
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1961 The only British manufacturers of all four basic types of bearings, namely: ball, cylindrical roller, taper roller and spherical roller.