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Timken Receives $3.8 Million Contract From Masteel in China

CANTON, Ohio — June 17, 2008 — The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) announced today that it secured a $3.8 million contract for bearings from Masteel, one of the largest iron and steel producers in China.

The order is for large-bore Timken™ tapered and spherical roller bearings for application in the rougher and finisher of Masteel’s hot-strip rolling mill.  Masteel awarded this contract to Timken based on its previous experience using Timken tapered roller bearings in a separate application.  

Timken supplies a broad range of friction-management and power-transmission solutions, including tapered, spherical, cylindrical and needle bearings for industrial applications. 


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 $5.2 billion in 2007, operations in 27 countries and approximately 25,000 employees, Timken is Where You Turn™ for better performance. 

Source: The Timken Company


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