Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
As used herein, the term “Timken” or the “Company” refers to The Timken Company and its subsidiaries unless the context otherwise requires. The Timken Company, a global industrial technology leader, engineers, manufactures and markets mechanical components and high-performance steel. Timken® bearings and engineered steel bars and tubes, as well as transmissions, gearboxes, chain, related products and services, support diversified markets worldwide. The Company was founded in 1899 by Henry Timken, who received two patents on the design of a tapered roller bearing. Timken grew to become the world's largest manufacturer of tapered roller bearings and leveraged its expertise to further expand its portfolio of bearing products to include cylindrical, spherical, needle and precision ball bearings. ... More ...