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Timken to Supply Bearings to New Aluminum Mill in China
Multimillion-dollar order is for large-bore tapered bearings

CANTON, Ohio — Aug. 13, 2008 — The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) has received an order in the low-multimillion-dollar range to provide large-bore tapered roller bearings for a new high-precision aluminum rolling mill under construction in Northwest China. 

Timken designed a bearing solution for Qinghai Ping’an High Precision Aluminum Co. Ltd., which is constructing the new mill in Ping’an, Qinghai province. The customer will install Timken® bearings in the roll-neck position of the hot strip mill.

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, www.timken.com) 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

 

Media Contact: Jeff Dafler
Manager - Global Media & Government Relations
Telephone: 330-471-3514
Facsimile: 330-471-7032
jeff.dafler@timken.com

 

Investor Contact: Steve Tschiegg
Manager - Investor Relations
Telephone: 330-471-7446
Facsimile: 330-471-2797
steve.tschiegg@timken.com

 

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