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Timken Roller Bearing Co

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February 1952.

Timken Roller Bearing Company, Canton 6, Ohio, USA.

Licensed its roller bearings to British Timken Ltd and, presumably, its predecessor Electric and Ordnance Accessories Co

1951 Following the death of the long standing chairman of British Timken Ltd, the Timken Roller Bearing Co of Canton, Ohio exercised its option to purchase his shares in the company, with the result that the American company owned 54 percent of the equity but did not intend to change the British company's management[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jul 05, 1951