August 1, 2020
The trend toward hybrid marine propulsion systems continues to accelerate, particularly in Europe, as suppliers and operators see increasing benefits: reduced emissions for regulatory compliance, and fuel and maintenance savings for faster return on investment.
July 17, 2020
One of the world’s leading tugboat builders has expanded its portfolio with vessels featuring Twin Disc transmissions.
June 4, 2020
When Wisconsin’s Washington Island Ferry Line decided to add a second ice breaker ferry vessel, the Twin Disc MG-540 transmission was an easy choice.
September 24, 2019
A berthing challenge involving high wind, heavy current and an electric bow thruster that quit at a crucial moment led Bill and Elaine Ebsary to Twin Disc for the first-ever retrofit of the Express Joystick System® (EJS®) in a Fleming 55 motoryacht.
September 24, 2019
When China’s CNPC West Drilling, one of the region’s top oil and gas businesses, needed a more reliable fracturing rig, they turned to Twin Disc.
September 24, 2019
Thanks to collaboration across Twin Disc enterprises, the historic “green boats” fleet’s newest vessel delivers that service with increased ease and efficiency.
September 23, 2019
The world’s leading producer of internationally certified fire safety solutions, NAFFCO, sought a foothold in a new segment: airport rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles. And one of the first components they chose was our TD61-1179 transmission for ARFF vehicles.
September 18, 2019
Captaine de Corvette Paul Brutus is a light fireboat, commissioned by the Marseille Fire Marshal Battalion (BMPM), named in the memory of a firefighter who died in the line of duty. Designed to fight ship fires in the harbor of Marseille, France, the vessel can also supply fire-fighting equipment to combat blazes on wharves or […]
September 11, 2019
Do you want to build a snowman? If you work for a major metropolitan airport, probably not. Dealing with snow is a major operational expense for airports. Winter weather is often the culprit in several of the 10 most weather-delayed major airports. It can take massive efforts to keep snow from disrupting operations, according to […]
August 21, 2019
The world has been watching the new Space Race as companies like SpaceX, Elon Musk’s private aerospace manufacturer, develop the next generation of rocket technology. Twin Disc Marine transmissions have been giving an earthbound ship the speed and maneuverability to complete an out-of-this-world task related to the program. SpaceX is current developing the Falcon 9 […]
August 7, 2019
As marine transportation begins to move away from the use of diesel engines, Twin Disc is excited to contribute to the development of hybrid applications. Twin Disc marine transmission technology is used in the 600-passenger Enhydra, the largest hybrid-powered passenger vessel to operate under Coast Guard Subchapter K rules in the United States. Red and […]
July 10, 2019
Twin Disc HP 1200 Keeps Morbark Wood Hog Hungry for Work Mighty machines need mighty transmissions, and Twin Disc’s HP1200 wet clutch helps power the Morbark 6600 Wood Hog. The 6600 Wood Hog is a real monster of a machine — a powerful, aggressive grinder that can quickly turn fallen trees, yard waste, and debris […]
June 25, 2019
Special edition, golden thruster to be mounted on the Protoporos 15, a ferryboat from the Tsokos family RACINE, Wis. – June 25, 2019 – Veth Propulsion by Twin Disc, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWIN) has delivered its 4,000th thruster. To commemorate the accomplishment, Tim Batten, managing director, and Erik Veth, resigning managing director, traveled to Greece […]
June 17, 2019
Global leader in power transmission technology announces changes to its management team RACINE, Wis. – June 17, 2019 – Twin Disc, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWIN), a global leader in power transmission technology for marine and land-based applications, has appointed James E. Feiertag as president and COO, effective May 1, 2019. Feiertag assumes the role of president, […]
June 14, 2019
It’s been 75 years since the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, by Allied forces on June 6, 1944. Twin Disc is proud to have contributed to that monumental effort by developing the high-quality marine transmissions used in thousands of landing craft that participated in the offensive.
June 6, 2019
D-Day Revisited, a non-profit organization, is sponsoring the restoration of the MASB 27, a 63-foot-long World War II anti-submarine boat that participated in D-Day on June 6, 1944. Twin Disc is pleased to have contributed to the effort by providing marine gears for use in the vessel’s power train.
May 30, 2019
The oil and gas industry helps keep the industrialized world going around, and Twin Disc has a long, rich history of supporting the production of energy resources.
May 15, 2019
Global leader in power transmission technology to expand its Wisconsin operations with 39,000-square-foot facility focused on aftermarket distribution RACINE, Wis. – May 15, 2019 – Twin Disc, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWIN), a global leader in power transmission technology for marine and land-based applications, is near completion of an expansion project in Wisconsin. The 39,000 square-foot North […]
May 14, 2019
Twin Disc is proud that its products have helped propel the ongoing transformation of domestic energy production in the United States in recent decades. Our transmissions play an important role in the hydraulic fracking operations that have helped turn the U.S. into the world’s top producer of oil and gas.
April 11, 2019
For two years, Twin Disc engineers worked with Rosenbauer to develop the gearbox and the control system for a new transmission that could accommodate the more powerful, higher torque engines.
April 3, 2019
With our reputation for putting horsepower to work, you might not expect Twin Disc to have taken part in helping a famed sailing vessel take to the high seas again. But our technology has been involved in the story of the "Queen of the North Atlantic” for more than 50 years.
March 12, 2019
Global leader in power transmission technology to open new Lufkin, Texas facility RACINE, Wis. – March 12, 2019 – Twin Disc, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWIN), a global leader in power transmission technology for marine and land-based applications, broke ground last Wednesday on their new operations facility in Lufkin, Texas, which is set to open in early […]
March 6, 2019
A Wisconsin-based company broke ground in Lufkin Wednesday afternoon. Twin Disc will open a new 50,000 square-foot facility at Lufkin’s industrial park.
February 28, 2019
The plug-in hybrid excursion vessel Enhydra, delivered to San Francisco’s Red and White Fleet last September by Bellingham, Wash, shipbuilder All American Marine, features a BAE Systems HybriDrive.
February 19, 2019
Visitors to the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) will be able to get hands-on with the suite of products under the Twin Disc Pacific banner, taking to the water on two demo boats running several times a day during the four-day show.
February 4, 2019
The fourth generation is at the helm of the globally successful Twin Disc, Inc business, to celebrate its centenary milestone.
January 21, 2019
Main Iron Works, Houma, La., recently completed the first in a series of three Subchapter M-certified 2,680-hp towboats for Kirby Inland Marine, Houston.
January 9, 2019
The Racine, Wis., USA-based maker of power transmission equipment for marine, off-road vehicle and industrial applications, marked its centennial year in by acquiring a Dutch propulsion company, introducing several new products and announcing plans for new facilities.
August 6, 2018
Twin Disc unveiled the Twin Disc Heritage Gallery on Aug. 2, at the company’s Racine headquarters, in celebration of its 100th anniversary.
May 1, 2018
When you’ve been in business for a century, you’re going to see considerable change. And while the flat plate clutch first introduced by Twin Disc is to this day the basic design for most industrial clutches, the beginning of the twenty first century presents a much a different business proposition than the dawn of the twentieth.
April 26, 2018
Twin Disc, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWIN), a global leader in power transmission technology for marine and land-based applications, announced today it will celebrate its 100th anniversary throughout the year.
April 24, 2018
Twin Disc, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWIN), a global leader in power transmission technology for marine and land-based applications, will be attending the 50th annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) from April 30-May 3 in Houston at booth No. 5075 in the main exhibit hall.
July 12, 2017
Ask the average owner what the most challenging part of boating is and the answer will invariably be maneuvering and docking, especially in breezy weather.
May 25, 2017
Barbour JB Shipyard of St. Louis, Missouri, has laid the keel for a new harbor tug that will be powered by Veth Z-drives.
May 1, 2017
Twin Disc, the company that has put horsepower to work for nearly a century, has released two remote-controlled power take-offs (PTOs), the RC214 and RC314.
April 3, 2017
Whether on a crabber fishing the Bering Sea or an express sedan island hopping in the Caribbean Sea, Twin Disc's newest, commercial-grade EC300 Power Commander propulsion control system provides superior transmission and throttle handling.
March 3, 2017
Demanding work conditions require a rugged and reliable power takeoff (PTO) that'll get the job done. Twin Disc's latest addition is the HP800, a middle horsepower range option in its industrial lineup of heavy-duty, hydraulically-actuated PTOs.
January 18, 2017
The industry leader in power take-offs, Twin Disc, Inc., announces the introduction of a new "Remote Over Center" PTO, the RO 314/311.