Timken Company 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 24, 2012
The Timken Company
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (330) 438-3000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
As of January 1, 2012, The Timken Company modified the way in which certain selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses are allocated among segments to better reflect the use of shared resources by the businesses. Prior year amounts have been revised to be consistent with the new allocations.
Attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report are the Companys segment results for each quarter of 2011 and for the full-year ended December 31, 2011 depicting segment results as originally reported and using the newly adopted allocation methodology for SG&A expenses.
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.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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: April 24, 2012
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