Corporate Overview 

The Timken Company engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, gear drives, belts, chain and related products, and offers a spectrum of powertrain rebuild and repair services. The leading authority on tapered roller bearings, Timken today applies its deep knowledge of metallurgy, tribology and mechanical power transmission across a variety of bearings and related systems to improve reliability and efficiency of machinery and equipment all around the world.


The company's growing product and services portfolio features many strong industrial brands including Timken®, Fafnir®, Philadelphia Gear®, Carlisle®, Drives®, Lovejoy® and Interlube™. 


Known for its quality products and collaborative technical sales model, Timken posted $2.9 billion in sales in 2015. With more than 15,000 employees operating from 28 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.


Market Segments
We serve many diverse market segments, including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer, defense, energy, industrial equipment, health, heavy industry, machine tool, positioning control, power generation and rail.


Timken in Numbers

  • 2015 Sales: $2.9 billion.
  • Total number of people worldwide: more than 14,000.
  • Total number of facilities: 63 plants/service centers; 91 sales offices; 12 research and development and engineering centers; 26 shipping centers; and five joint ventures located in 28 countries on six continents.
  • Listed on the New York Stock Exchange since 1922.


Joint Ventures

  • CoLinx
  • Timken XEMC (Hunan) Bearings Company Ltd.
  • S.E. Setco Service Company LLC
  • Zhuhai Interlube Machinery Equipment Co. Ltd.
  • LLC Timken UWC (joint venture with United Wagon Company)
  • Raja - Lovejoy(India) Private Limited

World Headquarters

The Timken Company
4500 Mount Pleasant NW
North Canton, OH  44720
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