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Case
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Reference no. 303-204-1
Published by: INSEAD
Originally published in: 2003
Version: 08.2014
Revision date: 06-Apr-2016

Abstract

This is part of a case series. In 1995, at a turning point in the history of the bearings industry, the Timken Company acquires a high-volume bearings plant in Poland. Minor differences from Timken's traditional technology and products assume major importance as the acquisition is integrated, leading to fundamental shifts in the company's value proposition and organisation.
Location:
Industry:
Size:
USD2.7 billion
Other setting(s):
1995-2000

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Abstract

This is part of a case series. In 1995, at a turning point in the history of the bearings industry, the Timken Company acquires a high-volume bearings plant in Poland. Minor differences from Timken's traditional technology and products assume major importance as the acquisition is integrated, leading to fundamental shifts in the company's value proposition and organisation.

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Location:
Industry:
Size:
USD2.7 billion
Other setting(s):
1995-2000

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