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December 7, 2022

The Timken Company Named One of America’s Most Responsible Companies Third Year in a Row

Timken again joins the prestigious list of the top 500 most responsible companies in the United States, all distinguished by their corporate social responsibility efforts.

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December 6, 2022

AWP, Backed by Kohlberg & Co., Announces Strategic Acquisitions

Area Wide Protective (AWP), America's leading safety company, has entered into definitive agreements to acquire two leading traffic control providers, MOTPlans and CrossRoads. The acquisitions strengthen AWP's existing leadership in the maintenance of traffic (MOT) planning, safety equipment sales and rental, and installation services.


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December 5, 2022

Latest H&S Case Study: Grant’s Farm — A Brand and Design Strategy for a Multi-faceted Experience

Our work for the Busch family’s historic family estate in St. Louis County, MO, focused on hospitality, iconography, seasonality, and making memories to honor the property's legacy and make it accessible for a new generation of guests and team members.

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November 28, 2022

Senior Data Scientist at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Tackles Water Health With Community-Driven Approach

Dr. Stacy Woods, the NRDC's in-house expert in statistics and data visualization, discusses the key role community members play in water health projects, recounting her work on the highly publicized case of lead pipes poisoning residents in Flint, MI — now a blueprint for similar threats to water health across the country.

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October 26, 2022

Timken Reports Strong Third-Quarter 2022 Results; Raises Full-Year Outlook

"Timken delivered excellent performance again in the third quarter, achieving double-digit organic revenue growth and solid year-over-year margin expansion," said Richard G. Kyle, Timken president and chief executive officer. "As we outlined at our recent Investor Day, our strong results reflect the successful execution of our strategy and proven business model, the diversity of our portfolio."

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October 20, 2022

Paving a Way for More Mobile Health Clinics

With the MOBILE Health Care Act now signed into law, more providers will likely be repurposing COVID testing vehicles to deliver other types of services — including primary care, women's health services, behavioral health, and more.

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October 19, 2022

Grant’s Farm, Under Family Control, Looks to Boost Attendance, Be ’Self-sustaining’

The new ownership group is exploring new and creative ways to keep the guest experience enjoyable for visitors of all ages while being mindful of past traditions that generations of St. Louisans have come to expect and love.

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September 28, 2022

Timken Publishes Annual CSR Report, Announces 2030 Environmental Target

Timken maintains a long-standing reputation for strong values, ethics and governance and, for the past two years, Newsweek has recognized it as one of "America's Most Responsible Companies.”

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September 27, 2022

Timken Celebrates 100 Years on the New York Stock Exchange

Timken is one of only 30 companies currently on the NYSE to be listed for 100 consecutive years.

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September 22, 2022

Timken Director of R&D, Ryan Evans, Named 2022 Fellow by ASM International

Evans was recognized for his contributions to materials science and engineering in the field of tribology. ASM International, the world's largest and most established materials information society, selects Fellows each year to serve as advisors.

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September 9, 2022

Research Scientist at Impossible Sensing Shares Her interdisciplinary Approach to Analyzing Data From Mars

In our bonus Labor Day episode, Dr. Anastasia Yanchilina, a Research Scientist at Impossible Sensing, tells us how she combines her paleoclimatology, paleo-oceanography, and climate policy background with her expertise in geochemistry and geology to analyze data from the 2020 Mars Perseverance Mission.

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September 9, 2022

Learn What the Mars Advanced Research Institute is Doing to Fuel a Circular Economy with Sustainable Packaging

In this episode, Eric Klingenberg, the Materials Science Platform Lead for the Mars Advanced Research Institute, reveals how he and his colleagues are thinking about sustainable packaging solutions. These solutions go beyond mechanical recyclability, exploring the possibilities of composting and anaerobic digestion to create a circular economy where waste becomes a resource.

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September 2, 2022

Mobile Healthcare Association Case Study

We are proud to support the Mobile Healthcare Association and were honored to advance their brand to its next iteration, so that it can grow on pace with the mobile healthcare sector and reflect the vibrance and passion of the community they’ve brought together. The work they are doing to support members of this community with educational resources, networking opportunities, and a platform to share their stories is critical to bringing us closer to healthcare equity.

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August 21, 2022

Florida Hospital's Mobile Ministry Is Helping End Health Disparities

The COVID-19 pandemic shed light on fundamental problems with the health care system, including gaps in access to care, soaring costs, provider burnout, and a lack of trust, especially among underserved and marginalized communities. Local mobile health programs like this one provide a community-based, high-value and sustainable solution.

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August 20, 2022

Grant's Farm Welcomes Five Baby Clydesdales

These babies may not be little, already weighing in at 600-700 pounds, but they are certainly cute. Take a look at the beautiful foals in the St. Louis Dispatch photo collection by David Carson.

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August 16, 2022

Mobile Health Clinics are Redefining Care Delivery

The Case for Mobile report released by Mobile Healthcare Association and Harvard Medical School examines how healthcare organizations can embrace mobile clinics as a new business line into underserved communities, as well as an entry point to help people navigate the complex healthcare system.

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August 5, 2022

Young Designers Gamify Solutions to Real-World Problems

Hundreds of middle and high school students across the U.S. competed in the Games for Change Student Challenge to design digital games that tackle timely issues. The NRDC helped judge the Sustainable Cities category and provided educational resources to students. The entries, which can be played inside a virtual arcade, prove that being an agent of change can involve, well, fun and games.

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August 10, 2022

Timken Announces Executive Officer Appointments

"Our long-term strategy has been successful, and as a result, Timken has grown and evolved into a leading diversified industrial company with a broad portfolio of products," said Richard G. Kyle, president and CEO. "We are focused on accelerating the expansion of our portfolio to achieve greater scale, profitably, and today's leadership announcement will enable Timken's next phase of growth."

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July 28, 2022

Timken Reports Record Second-Quarter 2022 Results

"In the second quarter, Timken once again demonstrated the strength and resiliency of our business, as we delivered double-digit organic revenue growth, expanded operating margins and achieved record earnings per share," said Richard G. Kyle, Timken president and chief executive officer. "Timken's strong results reflect our team's relentless efforts to meet the needs of our customers, offset the impact of cost increases and execute the company's strategic initiatives. Through our disciplined capital allocation and investment in outgrowth initiatives, the business is well positioned for continued success."

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July 21, 2022

Explore the New Frontiers of Sensing Technologies With Dr. Pablo Sobron

In the latest episode of Talk Polymath, Dr. Pablo Sobron discusses how new sensing technologies can map the ocean floor and other harsh environments to inform innovative climate change solutions.

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July 12, 2022

Webb Telescope

Incredible images of space from the world’s largest telescope.

An amazing feat of engineering - congratulations to all the contributors, including The Timken Company.

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June 30, 2022

Explore How Research Benefits from a Little Bit of Chaos with Dr. Farshid Guilak

In the latest episode of Talk Polymath, Dr. Farshid Guilak explores how science and art interact, how these seemingly disparate disciplines open one’s thought process, and how they can inform new genome engineering methods.

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June 14, 2022

New Q&A with VoyageSTL and Manon Herzog of Herzog & Schindler

H&S Co-founder and President Manon Herzog talked with VoyageSTL about how her diverse, professional background spanning the arts to sciences made her the savvy business leader she is today.

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June 9, 2022

The BARDA Mask Innovation Challenge Moves into Phase 2

Led by Kumiko Lippold, PhD, MPH, this high-prize competition aims to support innovators working on the masks of the future and to connect these groups with one another.

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June 3, 2022

Timken Providing Bearings For The World's Most Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine

The Timken Company announced that it is designing and supplying main shaft bearings for GE Renewable Energy's Haliade-X, the world's most powerful offshore wind turbine with the capacity to generate up to 74 GWh of clean energy a year.

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May 24, 2022

MediaVax Featured in Forrester Report "Funding Truth In The Misinformation Age"

The report explains how brands are inadvertently funding mis/disinformation with programmatic ad buys and how to combat this with a thorough media strategy. It highlights the innovative online safety products offered by MediaVax.

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May 20, 2022

Area Wide Protective (AWP) Appoints George Bullock III as Chief Financial Officer

Bullock's appointment is the latest addition to an executive leadership team focused on optimizing AWP's strategy, sales growth, and operational excellence in full-service traffic management.

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May 2, 2022

NRDC Report Identifies Environmental Co-Benefits of Regenerative Agriculture

"Regenerative Agriculture: Farm Policy for the 21st Century" comes as Congress reviews the nation’s farm policy and drafts the 2023 Farm Bill, which has the capacity to reshape the agricultural landscape.

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May 2, 2022

Timken Reports Record First-Quarter 2022 Results

"We had an excellent start to the year, reporting record revenue and earnings with strong margin performance," said Richard G. Kyle, Timken president and chief executive officer. "Our performance demonstrates the resiliency of the company and builds on our track record of delivering strong financial results through industrial cycles and dynamic market conditions."

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April 30, 2022

Grant's Farm Opens for 68th Season, Announces Extended Evening Hours

Longer Fridays and Saturdays are some of the changes visitors will see as the summer favorite returns after two years of pandemic measures.

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April 24, 2022

Classics Deconstructionist Pam Tanowitz Debuts New Work for New York City Ballet

Under the program heading "Visionary Voices," Tanowitz debuts her third commission for City Ballet titled "Law of Mosaics," alongside the company premiere of her 2019 work "Gustave le Gray No. 1."

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April 29, 2022

Timken to Acquire Spinea, Expanding Its Robotics and Automation Offering in Attractive and Growing End Market Sectors

The Timken Company has reached an agreement to acquire Spinea, a European technology leader and manufacturer of highly engineered cycloidal reduction gears and actuators serving the high-precision automation and robotics sector.

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April 18, 2022

Half the reductions in emissions to meet net-zero target will come from start-up technologies

While there is, in theory, capital to fund the transition to green energy, venture capitalists are focusing on cryptocurrency and consumer services start-ups. Breakthrough Energy Catalyst is collaborating with European Commission and European Investment Bank to fill the funding gap and de-risk emerging cleantech investments.

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March 21, 2022

This "Mighty-Yet-Mini" E-Bike Packs on the Charm

E-bike expert and author of The Electric Bike Manifesto: How Electric Bicycles Can Save Our World (If We Let Them) Micah Toll reviews the JackRabbit 2.0 micro e-bike.

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March 7, 2022

Demand for Life Science Space in NYC up 67% in 2021

Along with demand, inventory is expected to increase from 433,000 square feet to 4.6 million by 2025, with developers including Alexandria Real Estate Equities.

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March 21, 2022

Resilience, Record Results, and Commitment to CSR: The Timken Company's 2021 Annual Report

In a dynamic operating environment, the strong demand for the company's products and technology advanced its position as a high-performing global industrial leader and dedicated corporate citizen.

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March 11, 2022

Spring Is In The Air

Grant’s Farm, the iconic Busch family estate in St. Louis, MO, launches its 2022 season with a new website and three exclusive Spring Break experiences: grantsfarm.com

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March 4, 2022

AGX Marketing Monthly Feature on Polyplexus

Watch the video demo showing how Polyplexus' platform and community are working to disrupt the R&D status quo.

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February 22, 2022

Flexible Brand Frameworks that Work Across Partners and Cultures

H&S engaged with Harves Global Entertainment leadership to develop a system that is flexible, global, and keeps its vision at the forefront.

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February 11, 2022

What's Next for Web3 and Why All Brands Should Be Thinking About It Now

A leading voice on the next generation of Web3 and consumer tech sheds light on the biggest opportunities for brands when it comes to product differentiation and consumer access.

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January 12, 2022

Learning Collider Is on a Mission to Fight Inequality With AI

In the right hands, AI technology presents an opportunity to create a more equitable future—Learning Collider's research aims to use big data to impact social mobility. Listen to the latest episode of Talk Polymath to learn more.

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January 11, 2022

Alexandria Venture Investments is #1 Most Active Corporate Investor in Biopharma since 2017

This continued and important recognition by Silicon Valley Bank is a testament to Alexandria's leadership in the life science industry and advancing transformative new modalities and platforms to improve human health and reduce healthcare costs.

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December 17, 2021

Polyplexus Releases Annual Year in Review

In 2021, the growing, interdisciplinary community of Polyplexus' Plexors and Sponsors surfaced more than 639* research ideas that could change the world.

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December 9, 2021

Wired Names Jackrabbit Best Micro Bike 2021

Led by former Qualcomm executive and serial inventor, Jason Kenagy, Jackrabbit hops in front of the micro movement, heralding a new era in ebike transportation.

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December 8, 2021

Participant Launches “The First Wave” Impact Campaign to Support the Health of Healthcare Workers

The effort will build momentum for programs and policies that support the mental health and wellbeing of our healthcare workers, who find themselves exhausted, stressed out and, in some cases, traumatized as a result of the pandemic.

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December 6, 2021

An AI That’s Not Artificial at All

DARPA PMs John Paschkewitz, Bartlett Russell, and John Main believed liminal design could be applied to almost any problem spanning individual insight and previously disparate systems. Read the full story about how the liminal methodology changed DARPA's approach to systems design and activated the ideology behind Polyplexus.

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December 2, 2021

The Timken Company Named One of America’s Most Responsible Companies for the Second Year In A Row

Just one month after releasing its most recent Corporate Social Responsibility report, Timken is recognized by Newsweek as one of the country’s most responsible companies in 2022.

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November 18, 2021

The Timken Company Receives Prestigious Innovation Award by R&D World magazine for Wind Turbine Prototype

"We applied our innovative problem-solving capabilities to address this challenging application. Our associates, our engineering know-how, and our products and services are critical for increasing the efficiency of renewable energy."
- Ryan Evans, Director of Research and Development

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November 1, 2021

Polyplexus Awarded GSA Schedule Contract for its Digital Incubator R&D Acceleration Solution

“Incubators create a burst of R&D activity, convening interdisciplinary communities around specific technical challenges. We have used it effectively with DARPA to increase engagement and match rate and are excited to offer the platform more widely through the GSA,” says Michael Goldblatt, former Director of the DARPA Defense Sciences Office.

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November 5, 2021

RethinkX Co-founder Discusses the Role of the Fastest, Deepest and Most Consequential Technological Disruption in History and How It Might Help Solve the Climate Change Challenge

In Episode 7 of Polyplexus.com’s Talk Polymath podcast, RethinkX’s Jamie Arbib shares how the siloed study of technological impacts and linear forecasting of climate change underestimate the complex system dynamics and effects of technological disruption.

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October 11, 2021

At MoMA, Participant Celebrates 15 Years of Art and Activism

Participant, which was founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll, focuses on creating projects that inspire positive social change. The company has produced more than 100 films, and landed 82 Oscar nominations, with best picture wins for Green Book and Spotlight.

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October 9, 2021

Meet The New Guy: New Grant’s Farm Chief Says ‘Sky’s The Limit’

Doug Stagner is the first president of Grant's Farm as the Busch family takes over operations of the historic farm. He has more than 30 years of experience in the parks and attractions industry.

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October 1, 2021

Harves And Its Partners Are Creating A New Kind of Communal Mixed Reality Experience

Fast Company describes it as an “immersive spectacle that’s like walking into a video game.” The technology has already been adopted by global brands Manchester United and the NBA.

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August 23, 2021

Busch Family to Assume Full Operations of Grant's Farm

Doug Stagner takes on the presidency of Grant’s Farm, an iconic St. Louis community attraction, as the Busch family announces plans to assume full operations and preserve the unique experience for future generations.

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June 30, 2021

Oculogica Founders Discuss Eye-Tracking Technology for Concussions & Brain Health Research

In Episode 6 of Polyplexus.com's Talk Polymath podcast, Oculogica's Rosina Samadani, Ph.D., and Dr. Uzma Samadani share the science behind EyeBOX®, their concussion diagnostic tool, the data that drives it, and how they see the future of brain health.

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July 27, 2021

Participant Media Uses Oscar-winning Stories to Drive Social Impact

Holly Gordon, Chief Impact Officer at Participant Media, shares the process of choosing content that combines the power of a good story with opportunities for real-world impact and awareness around the most pressing global issues of our time.

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July 20, 2021

Manchester United Opens First Theatre of Dreams Center

Manchester United and Harves announced the opening of the first-ever Theatre of Dreams center in Beijing. Harves Global Entertainment is creating a new category of immersive experiences -- which they call ImCulture™--  in collaboration with global top-tier brands.

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July 13, 2021

Momentum Commerce Launches New Amazon Brand Index Score

Momentum Commerce, a digital retail consultancy, launched earlier this year to help brands effectively navigate digital consumer behaviors and online marketplaces. Their new Amazon Brand Index scores 80,000 brands on Amazon advertising and organic search visibility.

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May 6, 2021

Polyplexus Recognized by Fast Company World Changing Ideas 2021

Polyplexus, the R&D acceleration platform, was awarded an honorable mention in the Fast Company World Changing Ideas 2021. The platform brings together scientific and technical creators, using evidence-based conversation to create a new marketplace for R&D.

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February 3, 2021

New York Choreographic Institute Premieres Virtual Initiative

Twenty years following its founding, the New York Choreographic Institute launched its first virtual initiative in June 2020 with Summer Sessions, a program to engage choreographers and dancers during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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December 2, 2020

The Timken Company Named One of America’s Most Responsible Companies

In 2018, Timken published its first Corporate Social Responsibility report. In 2021, Newsweek named the global industrial leader one of the country’s most responsible companies.

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November 7, 2020

Harves Signs Multi-year Partnership to Develop NBA-themed Entertainment Centers

The partnership focuses on creating and developing immersive entertainment centers that bring global fans and families closer to the NBA. The centers will incorporate Harves’ proprietary DreamCube™ mixed-reality technology. The first destination will open in 2022.

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November 16, 2020

Evidence Madness Competition

Evidence Madness launches on Polyplexus to identify published scientific evidence that will lead to new, transformative industries by 2040.  The brackets feature submissions of evidence in one of four scientific domains: Life Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, and Computer Science. The final field of 64 pieces of evidence will compete head-to-head against one another until a winner emerges.

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January 10, 2020

The Impact of Participant Media

Participant Media is not a typical Hollywood company. Founded by former eBay chief Jeff Skoll, Participant produces award-winning content that creates an impact. To support activism on issues like climate change and the global refugee crisis, Participant works with artists, distributors, NGOs, foundations, and nonprofits globally who are doing the boots-on-the ground work.

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