Washington, D.C. 20549






Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 29, 2011




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Ohio   1-1169   34-0577130

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

1835 Dueber Avenue, S.W., Canton, Ohio 44706-2798

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(330) 438-3000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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Item 8.01 Other Events.

The Timken Company (“Timken”), recently received approximately $3.4 million under the U.S. Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000 (“CDSOA”) for the period between October 1, 2010 and September 30, 2011. The entire amount is expected to be used for general corporate purposes.

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. As a provider of innovative friction management and power transmission products, Timken received a distribution under the CDSOA.

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.


By:   /s/ William R. Burkhart



William R. Burkhart

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Date: December 2, 2011