Timken Company expanding operations at Tyger River Plant in Union
June 20, 2018
Timken Tyger River Plant, a leading manufacturer of bearings and bearing components, announced today that it is acquiring new equipment and machinery to increase capacity at the Union County facility. The project is expected to bring over $2.5 million in capital investment to expand operations and industrial growth.
The Timken Company is a Fortune 500 company which began in 1899. Timken has operated in Union County more than 52 years and supplies over 17,000 different bearings components to industrial customers worldwide. The Timken Tyger River Plant is a 350,000 square foot building located at 408 Industrial Drive, Union SC.
“Investing in our people, the community, and state of the art technology has been critical to the long-term success of our plant in a globally competitive marketplace. Our plant has been a part of this community for over 52 years, and we sincerely appreciate the leadership, support, and partnership approach to doing business as we all strive to make Union County a strong community to live and work in.” -Bob Hart, Plant Manager, Timken Tyger River Plant
“We are very excited to see the Timken Company making this investment in Union County. Timken has been and continues to be a great partner and outstanding corporate citizen in Union County.” -Frank Hart, Union County Supervisor-County Council Chair
“The Timken Company continues to be a valuable asset to our community. This new investment demonstrates their confidence in doing business in Union County and we are proud to support these and future endeavors.” -Andrena Powell-Baker, Interim Chair, Union County Development Board