The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a global industrial technology leader, applies its deep knowledge of materials, friction management and power transmission to improve the reliability and efficiency of industrial machinery and equipment all around the world. The company engineers, manufactures and markets mechanical components and high-performance steel. Timken® bearings, engineered steel bars and tubes as well as transmissions, gearboxes, chain, related products and services, support diversified markets worldwide. With sales of $5.0 billion in 2012 and approximately 20,000 people operating from 30 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.
Australian Timken is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Timken Company with a distribution centre and head office based in Ballarat along with sales offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth with 50 associates nationwide serving markets in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and PACRIM.
Markets covered by Australian Timken include aerospace, automotive, off highway, power transmission and railroad. In addition, end user applications including mining, earthmoving and general industrial are served through a comprehensive distribution network.
Australian Timken also has a local marketing and distribution agreement with Permatex – a leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants, gasket makers, hand cleaners, lubricants, appearance products and additives for the automotive maintenance, repair, performance, consumer and DIY markets.