Timken lays foundation for new bearing plant in Bharuch

Timken India Limited, a leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion products, announced construction of a new manufacturing facility at its existing industrial campus in Bharuch, Gujarat. Company officials participated in a ceremony, 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.”