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Ultimax Belts by Timken. A Tradition of Excellence.

Ultimax Belts by Timken. A Tradition of Excellence.

Our unique and storied history is filled with technical achievements, dedicated associates and a commitment to customer satisfaction. Every Ultimax belt is the result of science, engineering, and years of experience. Timken’s innovative product development, specially formulated components, time-tested methods, and state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques produce premium performance products of unrivaled quality.

  • 1921  First raw edge v-belt is developed

  • 1926  First raw edge cog-belt is introduced 

  • 1959  New belt manufacturing plant opens in Springfield, Missouri

  • 1967  New technical center opens in Springfield, Missouri 

  • 1976  “The Incredible MAX” snowmobile drive belt is introduced 

  • 1988  The revolutionary Ultimax snowmobile belt is introduced

  • 2001  Carlisle Companies acquires the Dayco Industrial Power Transmission business

    • The acquisition includes the Ultimax brand, the Springfield, MO manufacturing plant where Ultimax belts are made and the Technical Center where powersports belts are designed and tested

  • 2005  Ultimax ATV and UTV belts are introduced

  • 2005  Premium performance Ultimax XS snowmobile belts are introduced 

  • 2015  Timken acquires the Carlisle belts business  

  • 2015  One billionth belt sold

  • 2016  Introduces Ultimax HQ belts

  • 2018  Introduces Ultimax XP extreme performance belts

  • 2021  Recognized as one of the world's most ethical companies for the 11th time

  • 2022  Timken named one of America's most responsible companies for 2nd straight year

Today Timken Belts produces a comprehensive line of Ultimax performance products in ISO 2001:2015 certified manufacturing facilities, supported by innovative product development and a team focused on satisfying customers.

Timken Belts is a major supplier of original equipment ATV/UTV and snowmobile drive belts. Premium quality Ultimax MAX, Ultimax PRO, and Ultimax XS snowmobile belts and Ultimax HQ, Ultimax UA and Ultimax XP belts are manufactured in the USA and sold through powersports dealers all over the world.

The tradition continues...

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Ultimax Belts
2601 W. Battlefield Rd
Springfield, MO 65807
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