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Over his 27 years at Timken, Doug Smith has participated in almost every aspect of the tapered roller bearings business—from design and development, to leading R&D and quality, to building and running manufacturing plants in China and India and overseeing Asian operations. Nearly ten years ago, Smith came back to the United States to be the company’s chief technology officer. His executive role now includes product line vice president, where he leads the entire zero- to twelve-inch tapered roller bearings business—the core upon which the company was founded nearly 120 years ago.

Doug Smith, product line vice president, talks about how Timken’s world-class tapered roller bearing serves as the foundation for Timken growth in other areas.