Twin Disc Inc., Racine, Wis., a global manufacturer of power transmission technology for marine and land-based applications, has announced full North American availability of its portfolio of Veth Propulsion products. 

“Increasing the availability of Veth Propulsion’s products in North America strategically expands our market opportunity within the marine industry,” Tim Batten, Twin Disc’s vice president, sales, said in a statement announcing the change. “The broad and complementary product portfolio provides added value to new and existing customers.”

  • Palmer Johnson Power Systems will represent Veth Propulsion by Twin Disc in the Western U.S., as well as Western Canada.
  • Great Lakes Power Systems will represent Veth Propulsion in the Eastern U.S.
  • Sewart Supply will continue to represent the line of products in the Gulf Region.
  • Marindustrial will continue to represent the line of products in Eastern Canada.

Veth Propulsion has a long history of successful installations of its products in commercial vessels, both inland and offshore, as well as in pleasure craft 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. The company was acquired by Twin Disc, Inc. in 2018 and continues to expand its worldwide sales and service network.

“Great Lakes Power is excited to expand our nearly 50-year relationship with Twin Disc by supporting sales and service of Veth Propulsion products,” said Harry Allen III, vice president of Great Lakes Power. “Veth adds additional highly engineered propulsion and thruster solutions for our existing customer base and new target accounts.” 

“We are extremely excited to add sales and service of the Veth product line to our entire authorized Twin Disc territory,” said Jeff Maguisin, VP marine sales, Palmer Johnson Power Systems. “This now gives our Marine Team another quality propulsion solution from Twin Disc to offer our customers.”

The strategic agreement focuses on expanding the distribution of Veth’s innovative propulsion systems through longstanding Twin Disc distributors and valued partners.