The Timken Company, Canton, Ohio

New Timken Service Center expands aftermarket capabilities in growing market

The Timken Company announces the opening of its new industrial service center in Raipur, in the state of Chhattisgarh, India. The 30,000-square-foot facility provides gear drive and bearing repair and upgrade services to meet growing customer demand in central India. "We are pleased to open a dedicated service center with advanced inspection techniques and machine tools that can promptly diagnose and repair our customers' mission-critical equipment," said Carl Rapp, Timken vice president of industrial services. "The Raipur facility offers a 'one-stop-shop' solution to our many customers in India's growing cement, primary metals, mining and power generation sectors."

The Timken Company has been steadily expanding its industrial services portfolio within the process industries segment, adding to its existing bearing repair capabilities and leveraging recent related service acquisitions, which include gearbox repair and motor rewind, to further expand the geographic footprint of the services business. The Raipur center is the company's first industrial service center in India to offer gear repair, and joins the Timken facility in Jamshedpur, India, as the second offering bearing repair.  Timken also operates production bearing facilities in Chennai and Jamshedpur, as well as a research and technology center within its Bangalore headquarters.

The Timken Company, Canton, Ohio