MN 100: Twin Disc, Inc.

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

September 15, 2014

1328 Racine Street
Racine, WI 53403
Telephone: 262 638 4000
President and CEO: John H. Batten
Number of employees: 990

The Company:
Twin Disc designs, manufactures and distributes heavy-duty power transmission equipment for a wide range of marine applications. The company was founded in the 1920s to manufacture clutches for farm tractors and is now a worldwide company with subsidiaries or sales offices in Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America.
The Case:
Twin Disc marine products can be found propelling a diverse range of vessels all around the world, from recreational and luxury boats to commercial and military craft. The company’s offerings include Arneson Surface Drives, Marine Control Drives, Marine Power Transmissions, SeaProp 60 saildrive, QuickShift Transmissions, Hybrid QuickShift, Marine Electronic Propulsion Control Systems, Express Joystick System, Dynamic Positioning Systems, Rolla Propellers and MasterTrim Arneson system.

(As published in the August 2014 edition of Marine News -

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