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Timken to Increase Prices on All Special Bar Quality Products

CANTON, Ohio, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; today announced it will increase base prices on all special bar quality (SBQ) products by $30 per ton.  These price increases are effective with shipments beginning on June 1, 2014 and apply only to non-contract pricing.  Raw material surcharges remain in effect.

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About The Timken Company

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR;, a global industrial technology leader, applies its deep knowledge of materials, friction management and power transmission to improve the reliability and efficiency of industrial machinery and equipment all around the world.  The company engineers, manufactures and markets mechanical components and high-performance steel.  Timken® bearings, engineered steel bars and tubes—as well as transmissions, gearboxes, chain, related products and services—support diversified markets worldwide.  With sales of $4.3 billion in 2013 and approximately 19,000 people operating from 28 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.


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