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.
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
Today’s Apprentices, Tomorrow’s Leaders
Mechanically minded students get hands-on training and real-world experience through Timken apprenticeship programs worldwide. Randy Kiko, prototype manager and former apprentice, explains.
Protecting Friends and Neighbors From Flooding
What Timken knows and makes is crucial for a world that works. Sometimes, it’s personal. Sales Director Gayle Quinlan shares how her work in water management prevents flooding for millions in her own hometown.
Engineer for a Day: Inspiring Tomorrow’s Innovators
Investing in the next generation improves everyone’s shared future. Timken ignites the spark for engineering in many young people considering future STEM careers. Here’s how.
Building Climate Resilience Into Water Infrastructure
In an era of climate volatility, it becomes increasingly important to upgrade infrastructure and make cities more efficient and resilient. Mike D’Angelo, U.S. national sales manager for Timken Power Systems, talks about the important work of ensuring uninterrupted potable water supplies to populations in need.
Manufacturing a More Sustainable Future
Timken uses engineering and systems thinking in its own operations to build a more efficient and sustainable world for future generations. Timken’s manager of EHS systems in Poland explains how the plant uses air compressors to simultaneously manufacture products, heat buildings and reduce emissions.
Advancing R&D From the Inside Out
Adrienne Aquino, research and development advancement manager at Timken, discusses Timken’s Innovation Spotlight Program — an annual award initiative for achievements “behind the scenes” of R&D — and the perspective the 20-year company veteran brings to her new role.
Data-Driven Efficiencies for the Planet and the Bottom Line
Few people get to do work they enjoy while building a more efficient world for the next generation in the process. Christine (Chriss) Scott talks about her work in EHS — driving efficiencies that advance the health of associates, the company and the planet.
How Diversity Drives Innovation and Collaboration
Timken’s Associate Resource Groups help nurture an inclusive environment where a sense of belonging and understanding encourages cooperation and collaboration. VP of HR Natasha Pollock and ARG members talk about how diverse perspectives support the company’s ability to solve tough customer problems.
Electric Vehicles: Driving What’s Possible
Electric vehicles are evolving fast, with Timken teams collaborating to meet aggressive timelines. Ryan Fernandes talks about the solutions the company is engineering for EV — and the inspiration and challenge of meeting requirements that help preserve the natural world for the next generation.
Feeding the World Safely
Timken solutions make large-scale food production efficient for companies and safe for consumers. Senior Application Engineering Specialist Steve Boyd shares how Timken helps feed the world — and what makes the work so gratifying.
Co-Op: Shaping a Workforce for the Future
Every day, Timken engineering co-op students work with managers and mentors to solve important customer problems. In the process, they learn more about themselves and about what an engineering career can look like. Natasha Pollock, VP of HR, talks about the importance of co-ops for the company and the world.
At the Forefront of the Wind Energy Boom
Timken is investing US$75 million in renewable energy in 2021, with a significant portion of that investment going to its bearing plant in Xiangtan, China. General Manager Wei Wang talks about the importance of Xiangtan to Timken’s wind energy strategy—and what makes the facility stand out.
Coming Through for Families During the Pandemic
Over the years, Timken’s longstanding partnerships with United Way and Habitat for Humanity have inspired associates around the world to reach out in times of crisis and take the lead in their communities. 2020 was no exception.
The Power of Diverse Perspectives: Enriching Timken Communities
In communities around the world, Timken employees make real, lasting impact in these areas by addressing the unique challenges of their areas. Timken India Managing Director Sanjay Koul shares how his team adapts the company’s global community commitment to help local neighborhoods thrive.
Corporate Social Responsibility: How Timken Moves Our World Forward, For Good
Timken treats employees, communities and the environment with respect, and is formalizing its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility.
Investing in the Future: Timken Global Scholars Have Big Plans
The Timken Global Scholar program awards $540,000 each year to the children of Timken associates. We interviewed three of the 2019 winners.
Restoring America’s Everglades
With Philadelphia Gear drives from Timken, we’re pumping fresh water back into one of the world’s largest wetlands ecosystem.
Just Another Day, Scattering Neutrons: Timken Researchers Advance Ground-Breaking Work
Timken engineers Vikram Bedekar and Rohit Voothaluru talk about their research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the cutting-edge work they do every day.