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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aerial firefighters rely on Timken bearing-equipped helicopters to save lives, protect property and preserve the environment. Matt Carl, application engineering specialist, shares how we contribute — and why it’s rewarding work.
From COVID to chickenpox, vaccines must be kept cold so they remain safe and viable for patients. Timken helps vaccine producers optimize temperatures from the very beginning where the cold chain begins — in manufacturing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Whether growing a business or helping employees pursue their career goals, Timken leverages the technical expertise and diversity of its people to move everyone forward. Two leaders with a combined Timken tenure of 55 years reveal how the company’s collaborative culture creates opportunities for career growth on a global scale.
Teamwork. It’s a value that is deeply rooted in the Timken community. And it’s demonstrated each day by employees collaborating across regions and areas of expertise to solve customer problems. Here’s just one example of how our people flawlessly worked together to rapidly restore productivity for a customer serving the essential energy industry.
Timken and the LeBron James Family Foundation are teaming up to ignite passion for STEM careers among primary schoolers at the basketball superstar’s public school. Learn more about the collaboration which is part of Timken’s global effort to invest in philanthropic programs, volunteer work and STEM education initiatives.
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.
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.
From products to processes, Timken is reducing the environmental footprint of its own operations and those of its customers. Managers Jamie Milobar and Kim Rudy explain their passion for driving down single-use plastics throughout the Timken supply chain.
Being “constantly curious” is what drives learning and innovation. It also has a ripple effect. Chairman of the Board John Timken shares how educating the next generation has a positive impact on advancing technology, business and our communities.
At Timken, every role matters—from the shop floor to the leadership team. Lance Kelly, plant manager in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, talks about what it feels like to get up every day and make essential products that keep the world in motion.
The Timken Global Scholar program awards $540,000 each year to the children of Timken associates. We interviewed three of the 2019 winners. Amanda Beck (shown here) is the 2020 Henry Timken scholarship winner.
Everything we do depends on water. As the U.S. works to restore natural habitats and water quality in the Florida Everglades, Philadelphia Gear drives by Timken help pump fresh water back into this massive wetland.
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