The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR;), a global leader in bearing and power transmission products, recently announced the acquisition of the assets of Aurora Bearing Company (Aurora Bearing Company). Aurora manufactures rod end bearings and spherical bearings, serving many industries such as aviation, racing, off-road equipment and packaging machinery. The company's 2020 full-year revenue is expected to reach 30 million US dollars.
The acquisition of Aurora further expands our product range, consolidates our leading position in the global engineered bearing industry, and gives us better customer service capabilities in the bearing field," Timken Executive Vice President and Group President Christopher Koff Lin said, "Aurora's product line and service market are an effective complement to our existing business. "
Aurora is a private company established in 1971 with approximately 220 employees. Its headquarters and manufacturing and R&D base are located in Montgomery, Illinois, USA.
This acquisition is in line with Timken’s development strategy, which is to focus on improving the leading position in the field of engineered bearings while expanding the business scope to peripheral products and markets.