Raising Each Other Up: Employee Resource Groups
Employee resource groups (ERGs) help make sure all employees, including women, young professionals, multicultural communities, employees of color, LGBTQ+ team members and veterans, thrive at Timken. We queried ERG leaders around the world about what’s happening in 2023.
Expanding Digital Tools to Meet Customers’ Evolving Needs
Digital innovation is the price of admission in today’s business world, and digital self-service is increasingly important to customers and employees alike. Doug Smith talks about Timken’s process of advancing customer-centric technologies.
Turning Electric Flight into Reality
Electric flight is becoming a reality at last. As with any mechanical innovation, Timken’s enabling technologies provide significant advantages for aircraft designers looking to launch the next commercially viable electric aircraft.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.