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Timken Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the Eighth Time

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR;, a global leader in bearings and mechanical power transmission products, has once again been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world's most ethical companies.

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"This award is in recognition of our more than 15,000 associates globally who live our core values every day and possess great integrity and respect for each other and the work we do," said Richard G. Kyle, Timken president and CEO. 

Timken is one of 135 organizations selected as a 2018 World's Most Ethical Company®. The business has been recognized for eight years and is one of only five companies in the Industrial Manufacturing category to receive this designation, underscoring Timken's commitment to leading ethical business standards and practices.

The Ethisphere Institute advances the global conversation on corporate ethics, responsibility and leadership. It has developed a framework that assesses an organization's performance in five categories: ethics and compliance program (35 percent), corporate citizenship and responsibility (20 percent), culture of ethics (20 percent), governance (15 percent) and leadership, innovation and reputation (10 percent).

About The Timken Company
The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, gear drives, belts, chain, couplings, lubrication systems and related products, and offers a spectrum of powertrain rebuild and repair services. The leading authority on tapered roller bearings, Timken today applies its deep knowledge of metallurgy, tribology and mechanical power transmission across a variety of bearings and related systems to improve reliability and efficiency of machinery and equipment all around the world. The company's growing product and services portfolio features many strong industrial brands including Timken®, Fafnir®, Philadelphia Gear®, Drives®, Lovejoy® and Groeneveld®. Known for its quality products and collaborative technical sales model, Timken posted $3 billion in sales in 2017. With more than 15,000 employees operating from 33 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.

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