CANTON, Ohio – Jan. 8, 2009 – The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) will supply large-bore bearings for critical applications in cement-making equipment used by Jaypee Group, India’s fourth-largest cement producer.
Timken will provide spherical and cylindrical roller bearings for use in vertical roller mills and fans installed at Jaypee Group’s plant in Rewa, India. The bearings will be installed in positions that are deemed critical for efficient operation of the vertical rolling mills.
A longstanding supplier to the Jaypee Group, Timken already supplies tapered roller bearings to the company for use in its heavy earth-moving machinery.
Jaypee Group currently produces 7 million tons per annum (MTPA) of cement. Through planned expansion, the company expects to produce 30.5 MTPA by 2011. It also is a leader in related industries such as civil engineering, real estate development, infrastructure and private hydropower.
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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.
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