Timken Lays Foundation for New Bearing Plant in Bharuch
The plant will manufacture Timken® spherical and cylindrical roller bearings
Timken India Limited, a leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion products, today announced construction of a new manufacturing facility at its existing industrial campus in Bharuch, Gujarat. Company officials participated in a ceremony today, laying the first bricks in the new facility’s foundation.
“This new plant at our Bharuch site is the latest in a series of investments to expand our global manufacturing footprint,” said Timothy A. Graham, vice president, operations, Engineered Bearings. “India is an important market for us, and we are committed to investing here to support our customers’ growth and evolving needs.”
The plant will produce spherical and cylindrical roller bearings and related products, adding to the tapered roller bearing manufacturing capabilities at its existing Bharuch plants.
“This marks an important milestone in Timken’s continued expansion in India,” said Sanjay Koul, president, India and Southeast Asia, and managing director, India. “Adding cylindrical and spherical roller bearings to our existing capabilities in Bharuch will bring us closer to our customers while boosting our speed to market.”
Timken India Limited is a public listed company and a fully owned subsidiary of The Timken Company. The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and industrial motion products. With more than a century of knowledge and innovation, we continuously improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $4.5 billion in sales in 2022 and employs more than 19,000 people globally, operating from 46 countries. Timken has been recognized among America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek, the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere, America’s Most Innovative Companies by Fortune and America’s Best Large Employers, Best Employers for New Graduates and Best Employers for Women by Forbes.
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