2017

G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H.
Expands to 1700 m2

As a full-range supplier with complete solutions, G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. has expanded its warehousing area to 1700 m2 and is once again, the industry leader. With this generous space, customers can quickly access necessary production components and minimize machine standstill times in their companies.

2015

40 Years G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H.

G.O Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. celebrates the past
40 years of diligence, courage and perseverance at the company headquarters Wals near Salzburg. Together with long-standing customers, partners and suppliers, the company is setting the stage for the next 40 years.

2012

G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. goes online

The G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. website is guided by the corporate philosophy of complete solutions and continually offers partners and customers a comprehensive product overview, as well as information materials on all services provided by the company. An online info center allows the exchange between customers and suppliers in real time and is expanded with the newly generated press section.

2011

G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. Expands to Wels

In addition to the headquarters in Wals near Salzburg, an additional service area is being built in Wels (Upper Austria). In addition to their existing Austria-wide customer base, new partners continue to join, who now also have access to the selection of  G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. rolling bearing, sealing, drive, bonding, transport technologies and standard components locally.
The popularity of the industry is extremely high.

2008

New Managers
at G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H.

After 34 years, G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. has found in Helmut Marschang and Martin Felber, two new managers who will successfully lead the company into the future. Both started their careers at
G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. in 1983 and have in addition to extraordinary industry experience, comprehensive business know-how.

2005

30 Years G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H.

The SKF Group invited employees of G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. to Sweden to celebrate the company’s 30th anniversary. The event was attended by numerous international industry experts.

2000

Award-winning Nilsson Ges.m.b.H.

G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. celebrated the turn of the millennium with two awards: In the year 2000, G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. was presented the SKF European Distributor Award. In January 2001, would once again be honored with the SKF Global Distributor award. The best SKF dealer worldwide image is celebrated internationally.

1999

G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. Expands to 600m²
Expansion in the custom products section

After changing locations to Auerspergstraße in 1988, G.O Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. expanded in 1999 for a second time to Wals and from the new 600m² headquarters, provides local customers a comprehensive selection of products and services. The new location fruther underscores the pioneering role in Austria. In addition, G.O Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. specializes in providing individual custom products and therewith places another cornerstone on the international market.

1974

SKF Austria becomes G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H.

As a long-standing employee, Ing. Dipl.-Kfm. Gunnar O. Nilsson is taking over the Salzburg location of SKF Austria as an independent dealer under the name G.O. Nilsson Ges.m.b.H. In a short time, the young company has established itself as a specialist for drive technology and expanded its selection with a range of products for drive shaft ring seals, roller chains and transporter wheels.

1955

SKF Comes to Salzburg

In Salzburg’s Gstättengasse, directly next to the Mönchsberg lift, is the first SKF Austria branch office. The lift symbolizes the rising success with regard to company sales, selection, quality and service.

1948

The name Nilsson
meets SKF

Ing. Dipl.-Kfm. Gunnar O. Nilsson starts his career at SKF in Göteborg.

1907

The world’s First Self-Aligning Ball Bearing
SKF Founding

With the first design for a self-aligning ball bearing, the Swedish engineer Sven Wingguist founded the company SKF. In addition to the initial production series for industry, the subsidiary Volvo was also founded.