Timken Company 8-K 2006
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant
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Securities Exchange Act of 1934
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
The Timken Company recently received approximately $92.6 million under the U.S. Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act (CDSOA) for 2006. Timken will apply the entire amount toward funding the companys U.S. pensions.
CDSOA provides the authority for U.S. Customs to distribute antidumping duties to U.S. producers harmed by unfair trade that have continued to invest in their technology, equipment and people. A leading provider of friction management and power transmission solutions, Timken received a distribution under CDSOA based on the companys consistent investments to remain competitive in the face of continued dumping of bearings.
This information shall not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be incorporated by reference into a filing under the Securities Act of 1933, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 1, 2006