Timken Enhances Website with New Look and Advanced CAD Features for Customers

CANTON, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to www.timken.com, the website of The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR), will find a refreshed design with lighter colors, an easier search function and more intuitive navigation -- all resulting from an in-depth study of site's users.

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The update of www.timken.com also features an extensive new engineering platform packed with CAD drawings of the products referenced by part number that are most frequently requested by design engineers specifying Timken in their machinery.  

Timken solicited feedback to learn how engineers, customers and students interact with the company's site relative to Timken peers.

"We listen carefully to our customers, and that's what this revamp is about," said Bob Daniel, general manager of business communications. "To serve our customers' need for information, our response is to put 'everything Timken' right at their fingertips." Daniel noted that the site is available in 12 languages, and the company plans to continue to add to the extensive tools and data already on its site.

Visit www.timken.com to learn more about The Timken Company and its products and services.

About The Timken Company

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) keeps the world turning with innovative friction management and power transmission products and services that are critical to help hard-working machinery to perform efficiently and reliably. With sales of $4.1 billion in 2010 and operations in 27 countries with approximately 20,000 people, Timken is Where You Turn® for better performance.

Contacts - Media: Lorrie Paul Crum, Ofc: 330.471.3514; Mob: 330.224.5021. lorrie.crum@timken.com; Investors: Steve Tschiegg, Ofc: 330.471.7446. steve.tschiegg@timken.com, The Timken Company.

SOURCE The Timken Company

For further information: Media, Lorrie Paul Crum, Ofc: +1-330-471-3514, Mob: +1-330-224-5021, lorrie.crum@timken.com; or Investors: Steve Tschiegg, Ofc: +1-330-471-7446, steve.tschiegg@timken.com, both of The Timken Company