Timken and GGB: Exponential Expertise and Innovation
Timken and GGB provide customers with 246 years of combined bearing expertise and innovation. Here’s how the acquisition of GGB diversifies Timken capabilities and products to meet the future for customers.
Vision Systems: Improving Efficiency for Today’s Workforce
Next-generation technologies are enhancing productivity and maintaining quality while reducing labor-intensive processes. Ashish Vasil, manager of manufacturing R&D at Timken headquarters, and Cristina Dinca, development engineer at Timken Romania, share how machine vision systems are performing complex and repetitive tasks with high accuracy, allowing skilled labor to focus on more value-added functions.
Training the Next Generation of Problem Solvers
Through ongoing training, Timken passes 120+ years of technical bearing knowledge on to its new engineers. Here’s how the training benefits customers worldwide.
Igniting the Spark in Future STEM Leaders
Timken invests in STEM education for underrepresented students globally, collaborating with leaders like Darlene Walker, STEM engagement director at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. She shares how authentic STEM learning experiences create more diverse, knowledgeable and prepared problem solvers for the future.
Driving the European Electric Commercial Vehicle Market Forward
The electric commercial vehicle market is rapidly expanding across the globe. Timken’s tapered roller bearing technology and rheology expertise are advancing these applications in Europe. Alberto Cesi, strategic account manager, and Max Lettl discuss a recent successful partnership with an Italian multinational transport vehicle manufacturer.
Exoskeletons: Next-Gen Mobility and Efficiency
Yesterday’s science fiction is today’s reality. Jeff Breakey, Cone Drive automation sales director, explains how precision drive solutions help exoskeletons improve the safety and efficiency of tomorrow’s industrial workforce.
Delivering Timken’s Value Proposition
Timken service engineers represent the company’s on-site customer support arm. They engage in complex, challenging, and unpredictable work, and they produce enormous value for customers, and for Timken. Dragos Oprescu, general manager of global service engineering, and Barclay Simmons, chief engineer, discuss.
Wind Techs Play a Critical Role Keeping the Power On
In 2020, “wind turbine technician” was the fastest growing job in the Unites States. It’s not an easy occupation, but the work is critical, the impact significant. Nathan Glessner, business manager for H&N Wind Power Systems by Timken talks about training, safety, and the dedication his H&N team demonstrates daily to keep the power on for millions of Americans.
A 21st Structural Engineering Feat: Lifting Ships Through China’s Highlands
Largest. Highest. Most complex. Innovative Timken bearing solutions help ships traverse the high-altitude Guizhou plateau in Southwest China via a record-breaking ship lift system—enabling faster and more efficient global trade.
Video Motion Capture: Fast-Track to Eliminating Ergonomic Risks
New video motion capture technology enables Timken teams around the world to assess ergonomic risks more efficiently. Bob Scott, Timken’s safety & ergonomics specialist, talks about this innovative technology.
Being Energy Responsible
Timken facilities reduce, reuse, recycle and invest for a more sustainable world. Thomas Simon, plant manager, explains how the company’s newest Groeneveld-BEKA facility in Wannberg, Germany, operates with 100% renewable energy, contributing to the company’s global sustainability goals
Electrifying City Bus Fleets in Europe
The EU is serious about transitioning to a carbon-neutral future, and electric buses are a big part of the plan. Michal Zagozda of Groeneveld-BEKA by Timken talks about the success of Polish bus manufacturers, and how automatic lubrication systems play an important role.