Timken Creates Mobile App for Automotive & Heavy Truck Aftermarket - TimkenInfo.com mobile app now available for parts information anywhere, anytime

CANTON, Ohio, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) has gone mobile with its online auto-aftermarket catalog site, with new applications designed for iPhone® mobile digital device, Android™ device and Blackberry® smartphone. Each app contains all of the functionalities of the original site at www.TimkenInfo.com.

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The development of these mobile applications enhances the ability of professional technicians and 'do-it-yourselfers' to do the job right the first time. Through these applications, users can search for Timken products by year/make/model, part number, or even an industry part number. In addition, the app offers convenient access to torque specifications for Timken products, as added earlier this year to TimkenInfo.com. Available torque specs cover axle nuts, flange bolts and wheel studs.

"Our customers tell us training and easy access to information are two of the most important things we can provide beyond quality products themselves," said Barry Harris, Timken's manager of global strategy, marketing and cataloging. "We want Timken to be the trusted source for professional technicians to find technical information about today's toughest bearing and seal questions."

About The Timken Company

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) keeps the world turning with innovative friction management and power transmission products and services that are critical to help hard-working machinery perform efficiently and reliably. With sales of $4.1 billion in 2010 and 20,000 people operating from locations in 30 countries, Timken is Where You Turn® for better performance.

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Contacts - Media: Lorrie Paul Crum, Ofc: 330.471.3514; Mob: 330.224.5021. lorrie.crum@timken.com; Investors: Steve Tschiegg, Ofc: 330.471.7446. steve.tschiegg@timken.com, The Timken Company.

SOURCE The Timken Company



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