JANUARY 28, 2016 — Papendrecht, Netherlands, headquartered marine manufacturer Veth Propulsion has named Twin Disc as its distributor for select Asian markets. Veth Propulsion general manager Erik Veth and Twin Disc CEO John Batten made the announcement.
Operating internationally, Veth Propulsion engineers and manufactures azimuth rudder propellers, thrusters and marine electronics, and is a supplier and servicer of diesel engines and generator sets. Since 1951, its equipment has been widely respected by shipyards and naval architects worldwide.
Racine, WI, based Twin Disc manufactures marine transmissions for all market segments, Arneson Surface Drives, Rolla Propellers, control drives, helm controls and the state-of-the-art Express Joystick System.
The companies will leverage their unique positions to offer customers in the region access to Veth Propulsion's wide range of workboat and shipping products, supported by Twin Disc's extensive support network of sales and service facilities.
"I'm excited about the newly formed partnership with Veth Propulsion," said Mr. Batten. "Our companies share a passion for engineering, product development and providing the marketplace with new, differentiating technologies."
"Twin Disc is completely aligned with our vision and commitment to providing the commercial marine sector only the finest products and after sales service and support," said Mr. Veth.