Press Release

LOGIS Assists Steel Manufacturer in Enhancing Customer Service

By application of advanced planning technologies, a steel manufacturer with global operations is aiming to reach new levels of Customer Satisfaction and Operational Excellence.

Canton, Ohio: 9/2/2010

LOGIS, a Czech producer of Advanced Planning and Scheduling software technologies announced today that it will provide and implement its Advanced Planning and Scheduling technologies to The Timken Company, a global friction management and power transmission products provider. “We are honored to have been given the opportunity to contribute our know-how and technology to the benefit of a company like Timken. It is a great obligation for us,” said Dalibor Konvicka, Chairman and CEO, at LOGIS. “During the preparatory period, we had the opportunity to meet many of Timken’s specialists and managers, and we learned Timken was amongst the first few companies to have started using Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) software technologies. We are greatly looking forward to working together. This project has all the prerequisites for success.” “Timken’s Steel Group has used advanced methods and tools to plan and schedule our operations for many years. The addition of the LOGIS Caster Scheduler will allow us to take planning and scheduling to a higher level of sophistication, to enhance service to our customers.,” said William P. Bryan – director of supply chain and supply chain economics. “We selected the software and the implementer with great care. Our opinion is that LOGIS possesses the best expertise and technology available on the market to fit our needs today.”

About The Timken Company

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR, http://www.timken.com) keeps the world turning, with innovative friction management and power transmission products and services, enabling our customers’ machinery to perform more efficiently and reliably. With sales of $3.1 billion in 2009 and operations in 26 countries, Timken is Where You Turn™ for better performance. SOURCE: The Timken Company

About LOGIS

LOGIS (http://www.logis.cz) is a supplier of expertise services and information technologies. The deliveries are executed in the form of projects aiming at improvement of management effectiveness and development of business success at the customers' businesses. Within the framework of their solutions, LOGIS applies advanced managing and planning methods and procedures, including high-performance information technologies in the field of Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS).

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