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Timken to Increase Prices on Cold-Drawn Tubing

CANTON, Ohio: August 30, 2010 — The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) today announced it will increase prices on cold-drawn carbon and alloy seamless mechanical tubing by up to 30 percent, depending on the size and product specification. This price increase is effective with shipments beginning on     October 1, 2010.

Raw material surcharges will remain in effect.

About The Timken Company

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR, http://www.timken.com) 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 $3.1 billion in 2009, operations in 27 countries/territories and approximately 17,000 employees, 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 
Facsimile:    (330) 471-7032
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
Facsimile:    (330) 471-2797

steve.tschiegg@timken.com 

For further information: www.timken.com/media www.timken.com/investors