Who we are
As a global industrial technology leader, we apply our deep knowledge of metallurgy, friction management and power transmission to improve the reliability and efficiency of machinery all around the world.
We engineer, manufacture and market mechanical components and high-performance steel. Our bearings, engineered-steel bars and tubes -- as well as transmissions, gearboxes, chain and related products and services -- support diversified markets worldwide.
With $4.3 billion sales in 2013 and approximately 19,000 people operating from 28 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.
We serve many diverse market segments, including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer, defense, energy, industrial equipment, health, heavy industry, machine tool, positioning control, power generation and rail.
TIMKEN IN NUMBERS
2013 Sales: $4.3 billion.
Total number of people worldwide: approx. 19,000.
Total number of facilities: 64 plants; 93 sales offices; 12 technology and engineering centers; 25 shipping centers; and five joint ventures located in 28 countries on six continents.
Paid 366th consecutive quarterly dividend in 2013.
Listed on the New York Stock Exchange since 1922.
TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING
Twelve technology and engineering centers located in North Canton, OH; Bangalore, India; Colmar, France; Plymouth, United Kingdom; Lebanon and Keene, NH; Manchester, CT; Mesa, AZ; King of Prussia, PA; Fulton, IL; Ploiesti, Romania; and Shanghai, China.
- As of 2012, Timken’s plants and distribution centers received more than 120 quality certifications under ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, AS9100, M-1003, OHSAS18001 and other quality certifications.
- As of 2009, 27 plants were ISO certified.
Mission, Vision & Core Values
Our mission, vision and core values guide our company and will propel us into the future. This direction keeps us successfully working together, so we make the world a more productive place and deliver value to our stakeholders.
We use our knowledge to make the world's industries work better.
Be the global leader in bearings and mechanical power transmission, continually improving performance, reliability and efficiency.
Ethics & Integrity
We passionately believe in:
Treating people with respect
The power of innovation
Growing as individuals and as a company
Making the world a better place through our products and actions