The Timken Company to Announce Fourth Quarter Results

CANTON, Ohio, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) will announce its fourth quarter financial results on Thursday, January 22, 2004 before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. The financial results will be available through the Internet at www.timken.com . The company will host a conference call that day for investors and securities analysts to discuss the financial results.


     Conference Call: Thursday, January 22, 2004
                      11 a.m. Eastern Time

     All Callers:     Live Dial-In: 706-634-0975
                      (Call in 10 minutes prior to be included)
                      Replay Dial-In: 706-645-9291
                      Replay Passcode: 4536689

     Live Webcast:    www.timken.com


The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR, www.timken.com) is a leading international manufacturer of highly engineered bearings, alloy and specialty steels and components, and a provider of related products and services. Following its February 2003 acquisition of The Torrington Company, Timken employs 28,000 people worldwide in operations in 29 countries. In 2002, the combined companies had sales of approximately $3.8 billion.


     Media Contact:
     Carol A. Titus
     Communications Manager
     (330) 471-3757
     http://www.timken.com/media

     Investor Contact:
     Kevin R. Beck
     Manager - Investor Relations
     (330) 471-7181


SOURCE  The Timken Company
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    /CONTACT:  Media, Carol A. Titus, Communications Manager, +1-330-471-3757,
or Investors, Kevin R. Beck, Manager - Investor Relations, +1-330-471-7181/
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    /Web site:  http://www.timken.com/
    (TKR)


CO:  Timken Company
ST:  Ohio
IN:  AUT MNG
SU:  CCA MAV


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