Timken Company 8-K 2016
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant
to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
THE TIMKEN COMPANY
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
4500 Mt. Pleasant St. N.W., North Canton, Ohio 44720-5450
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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On January 29, 2016, the Board of Directors of The Timken Company (the Company) approved a new share purchase plan (the 2016 Share Purchase Plan) pursuant to which the Company may purchase up to five million of its outstanding common shares, without par value (Common Shares). Under the 2016 Share Purchase Plan, the Company may, from time-to-time, purchase its Common Shares in open market purchases or privately negotiated transactions and may make all or part of the purchases pursuant to accelerated share repurchases or Rule 10b5-1 plans. The 2016 Share Purchase Plan expires on January 31, 2017.
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: February 2, 2016