Timken (NYSE:TKR), global manufacturer of bearings and steel, is in the process of a dramatic shareholder vote over whether to spin off the company's steel business. In this video, Motley Fool industrials analyst Blake Bos tells investors where the vote currently stands, whether he believes the company should comply with the proposed spin-off, and what happens next. Blake also tells us whether this deal will be a big victory or a bad burn for investors.

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