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Timken and Union Agree on Proposed Contract

October 15, 2009 – The Timken Company and the United Steel Workers (USW) Local 1123 today announced they have reached agreement on a new four-year contract.  The current contract was extended until October 31, 2009 to allow time for a ratification vote later this month. 

 

“Both the company and the union worked hard toward a contract that is good for our customers, our associates and the community," said Sal Miraglia, president of Timken’s Steel Group.

 

Timken has 2,300 associates covered by the agreement at the company's facilities in Canton, Ohio.

 

About The Timken Company


The Timken Company keeps the world turning, with innovative friction management and power transmission products and services, enabling our customers’ machinery to perform more efficiently and reliably. With sales of $5.7 billion in 2008 and operations in 26 countries, Timken is Where You Turn™ for better performance.


 

The Timken Company

 

Media Contact: Lorrie Paul Crum
Manager – Global Media and Strategic Communications
Mail Code: GNW-37
1835 Dueber Avenue, S.W.
Canton, OH 44706 U.S.A.
Office: (330) 471-3514 
Mobile:    (330) 224-5021
lorrie.crum@timken.com


Investor Contact: Steve Tschiegg
Director – Capital Markets and Investor Relations
Mail Code: GNE-26
1835 Dueber Avenue, S.W.
Canton, OH 44706 U.S.A.
Office:  (330) 471-7446
steve.tschiegg@timken.com

 

For Additional Information:
www.timken.com/media

www.timken.com/investors