The Timken Company engineers, manufactures and markets Timken® bearings, transmissions, gearboxes, chain, and related products, and offers a spectrum of power system rebuild and repair services around the world. The leading authority on tapered roller bearings, Timken today applies its deep knowledge of metallurgy, tribology and power transmission across the broad spectrum of bearings and related systems to improve the reliability and efficiency of machinery and equipment.
Known for its quality products and collaborative technical sales model, Timken posted $3 billion in sales in 2013. With approximately 17,000 people operating from 28 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.
Timken Technical Capabilities
Each day, Timken engineers analyze customer application problems and develop new ways to solve them. We use technical know-how to move customers toward improved performance. Our capabilities include:
Advanced Material Technology
Timken invests in technology development that results in cleaner, stronger materials. Our engineers drive technology in many markets, producing new and better products that demonstrate superior performance in high stress conditions. Whether we need to develop new material specifications, or help solve a customer processing problem, our advanced material engineers are among the most knowledgeable in the industry.
Advanced Process Technology
Our expertise in advanced material conversion, finishing, gaging and assembly ensures high quality production of every Timken-made product. With resources dedicated to studying, developing and implementing next generation manufacturing processes and technologies, we’re able to support new product growth and performance value for our customers.
Tribology is the science of interacting surfaces in relative motion. At Timken, our experts in engineered surfaces, advanced sealing technology, advanced lubrication, friction and wear analysis and contact mechanics work together to develop a wide range of motion solutions. We create new product and market opportunities through tribological innovations that enhance existing products and contribute to the development of new ones.
Design & Analysis Technology
Our design and analysis technologists specialize in using advanced engineering tools to design Timken products and analyze their performance. They also work directly with customers to analyze their applications and develop customized solutions that overcome special challenges.
Magnetics & Electronics
Emerging technologies developed and used by our magnetics and electronics specialists help machines work smarter and more efficiently. Information technology is incorporated into products for a variety of purposes, including motion control, condition monitoring and system prognostics.