August 2019
Volume 71    Issue 8

In an age of digital disruption, how one company is staying ahead of the game

Mining Engineering , 2019, Vol. 71, No. 8, pp. 48-48
Theng, Chee


What would you do if you are an industry leader and disruptive technology threatens to overturn your business model? Although bearings and seals are in little danger of being displaced in the near future, one company is taking no chances in an age of digital disruption.

“For SKF, digital transformation and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) make this time right now arguably the most exciting time in our 100-plus years of history,” John Schmidt, president of SKF USA Inc., said during the SKF Technical Press Day in Philadelphia, PA. 

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