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For more than 100 years, Timken has focused on value creation for diverse industries and market segments. They deliver a variety of friction management and power transmission solutions for applications ranging from aircraft and automobiles to mining equipment and medical instruments. Timken has grown considerably since our founding in 1899, but solving customer problems is still at the core of their business, just like it was when founder Henry Timken patented a tapered roller bearing design that made life easier for freight wagon operators and their mules.
Wherever there is motion, you'll find Timken at work. Timken is one of the world's leading producers of highly engineered antifriction bearings and related products and services and alloy steel and components. Timken helps create, transfer and control power, putting their friction management and power transmission technologies to work across a broad industry spectrum including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer, defense, energy, industrial equipment, health, heavy industry, machine tool, positioning control, power generation and rail..
Timken has operations in 29 countries on six continents, and the team of 20,000 employees is dedicated to improving our customers' performance in a variety of applications.
Timken in Numbers
Rolman World is the authorised distributor of Timken Products to the African Sector. With growing demand and proven relaibility timken bearings are the preffered replacement over other European Brands.
- 2010 Sales: $4.1 billion.
- Total number of associates worldwide: approx. 20,000.
- Total number of facilities: 52 plants and 103 sales offices, technology and engineering centers, and warehouses and distribution centers located in 29 countries on six continents.
- Paid 354th consecutive quarterly dividend in 2010.
- Listed in the New York Stock Exchange since 1922.