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Timken Expands Product Lines, Updates Catalogs for Housed Units, Seals and Tapered Roller Bearings

Introduces new smart phone app for mobile access

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a global leader in bearings and mechanical power transmission products, released new catalogs for housed units, seals and tapered roller bearings.  The catalogs feature expanded offerings, more technical information and the latest on the company's growing product offering. 

Timken Catalog App

What's New?

Timken brings its customers quick access to its broader offering of products for housed units, seals and tapered roller bearings. Recent updates for each catalog include:

  • Housed Units: Complete listing of Revolvo split cylindrical roller bearing housed units available in Canada, Mexico and the United States
  • Seals: Expanded offering of 1,500 new small bore metric seals
  • Tapered Roller Bearings: Updated with more metric tapered roller bearing part numbers

"Timken catalogs combine the product information and industry knowledge our distributors and customers need every day," said Mike Connors, vice president, global marketing. "Our catalogs, along with our global network of expert field sales and service associates, provide technical product support to help our customers select the right part for their application."  

Going Mobile

Bringing the latest to our customers includes how we deliver the information. Now Timken customers can access the company's catalogs through a new mobile app for smart phones. The Timken catalog app can be downloaded from a QR code or through www.timken.com/catalogs. Go to http://timkencatalogs.squawqr.com/ to access the app. A two-minute video tutorial that walks you through the many ways to use this tool also is available.

"Our distributors and customers expect to find basic product information quickly, from any device," said Connors. "The ease of use offered by mobile devices makes them an obvious platform for providing access to our catalogs. This 'Timken catalogs' app provides an efficient, direct link to searchable data we've historically provided in our printed catalogs and online at timken.com."

About The Timken Company

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, gear drives, belts, chain, couplings, 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®, Carlisle®, Drives®, Lovejoy® and Interlube™. Known for its quality products and collaborative technical sales model, Timken posted $2.9 billion in sales in 2015. With more than 14,000 employees operating from 28 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.

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