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6:18 pm
May 1, 2009
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The Green Edge

Timken Debuts Report On Its Global Citizenship Timken has released its first-ever Global Citizenship Report, which highlights the company’s strategies and goals, as well as its achievements during 2008. According to the report, a sampling of Timken’s environmental achievements over the past year include: A recycling process has eliminated 21,000 tons of electric arc furnace […]


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May 1, 2009
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Motor Doc's Hot Topics: The Use And Misuse Of Standards In Reliability & Maintenance

Industry standards are produced by professional societies, trade associations and not-for-profit businesses and basically represent best practices developed by experts in their fields. We recognize these practices, or the symbols of the use of such standards, based upon the reputation of the organization. In fact, within the reliability and maintenance (R&M) industry we often quote […]


3:37 pm
May 1, 2009
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Communications: The OEM Partnership

When maintenance is allowed to interact with the plant and production Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), a prosperous relationship for both parties will often ensue. This special relationship results in first-hand information for maintenance to set up its maintenance approach, and valuable operational and design feedback for the OEM.