Timken Named Vendor of the Year

March 30, 2005—The Timken Co. was awarded the Vendor of the Year Award for product excellence by Parts Plus at their national convention.

"This year's award reinforces our ongoing commitment to parts plus performance through our total solutions approach to friction management--technology, manufacturing, products, service and support-to deliver unparalled value and innovation," said Jack A.Cameron, general manager for the automotive market in the company's press release.

In addition, Timken was also recognized as one of the top three vendors in the category of marketing.