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Timken Introduces Comprehensive Bearing Catalog
Available in Printed, CD and Online Formats

CANTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2007--The Timken Company (NYSE:TKR) announced today the release of a new, 1,300-page bearing catalog in print and electronic versions, which includes the company's full range of bearings recommended for design applications.

The Timken Products Catalog is designed to assist original equipment manufacturers, end users and distributors in the selection of bearings for a wide array of applications.

The catalog covers more than 250 product types, ranging from tapered, cylindrical, spherical and needle roller bearings, to housed units, pillow blocks, super precision products and radial ball bearings. It contains all Timken sub-branded products, including Torrington(R) and Fafnir(R). An engineering chapter includes information to help users understand many of the conditions and characteristics that affect bearing performance.

An interactive version of the catalog is available on CD and online at Designed in an easy-to-use format, the electronic catalog is completely indexed and allows the user to search the entire contents for key words. The CD version also enables users to conveniently print a specified range of pages or an entire chapter.

"This catalog is an important resource that gives our customers quick and easy access to our entire range of bearing products and technical expertise," said Daniel E. Muller, vice president - distribution management. "It's a dynamic guide that helps customers pick the right bearing for the right application, ensuring maximum efficiency in the bearing selection process."

About The Timken Company

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR, keeps the world turning, with innovative friction management and power transmission products and services, enabling our customers to perform faster and more efficiently. With sales of $5.0 billion in 2006, operations in 26 countries and approximately 25,000 employees, Timken is Where You Turn™ for better performance.

CONTACT: The Timken Company 
Media Contact: Gloria Irwin
Manager - Trade Media Relations, 330-471-7948
Facsimile: 330-471-7032
Investor Contact: Steve Tschiegg
Manager - Investor Relations, 330-471-7446
Facsimile: 330-471-2797

SOURCE: The Timken Company