Veth Propulsion names Twin Disc as Asian distributor

(RACINE, Wis.) — Dutch 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.

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. The agreement was formalized at the MarinTec China trade fair.

"I'm excited about the newly formed partnership with Veth Propulsion," said Batten. "Our companies share a passion for engineering, product development and providing the marketplace with new, differentiating technologies." Veth added, "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."

Operating internationally, Veth Propulsion has a long resume of successful installations of its innovative products in inland and offshore commercial and military vessels. The company 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 quality equipment has been widely respected by shipyards and naval architects worldwide. Its website is

For over 75 years, commercial mariners have relied on Twin Disc's products. The Racine, Wis.-based company 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.

Contact Twin Disc, Inc., 1328 Racine St., Racine, WI 53403;;

By Professional Mariner Staff