Google doodle on 10th December 2013 was to honor Sven Wingquist, the founder of SKF. SKF bearings is one of the best ball bearing in the world now.
Google doodle featured Sven himself in it as if he is on the work of ball bearing. It’s by replacing the second logo letter in the doodle, Sven was included in the doodle with his drawing board. It was in 1907, Sven invented multi row self aligning ball bearing. Sven Wingquist Doodle also portraits figure of his famous invention of ball bearing in it.
His company SKF was founded in 1907 and now its one of the best companies in the world. Now SKF has its banches establish in more than 70 countries in the world with 50,000 employees working. Sven also have many other finding in his names and also took patents for more than six of his inventions. Apart as the founder of SKF, Sven was also known as a notable figure in undertaking social responsibilities. He also had great interest in forestry research. This made him the director of Forestry Society.
His talents made him the winner of many awards during the life time. He was also remembered with many memorials and commemorative programs after his death at the age of 76, on April 17, 1953. Google with the doodle honored Sven on 137th Birthday.