NORTH CANTON, Ohio, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company (TKR), a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, is celebrating safety in South Carolina. The South Carolina Manufacturers Association last week honored Timken's Gaffney and Honea Path plants as 2018 Plant Safety Award winners at its annual Safety Summit in Spartanburg, S.C.
"These awards are the direct result of the hard work and commitment of our dedicated associates in South Carolina, and we congratulate them," said Dan Mcfadden, director of manufacturing, North America. "They exemplify our pledge to operate safely and responsibly everywhere we do business."
Timken is committed to achieving a safe and accident-free workplace, with initiatives that are championed by executive leadership, coordinated and shared globally and emphasized through a culture of accountability. Last year, Timken's lost-time-accident rate was the second-lowest in company history.
Timken's Gaffney bearing plant produces high-volume and medium-volume tapered roller bearings up to 6 inches.
Timken's Honea Path plant produces medium-and low-volume tapered roller bearings up to 8 inches, match-bearing assemblies, and engineered surface coatings.
About The Timken Company
The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission 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 $3.6 billion in sales in 2018 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 35 countries.
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