Twin Disc

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Twin Disc, Inc.
Type Public
Traded as NASDAQTWIN
Founder(s) P.H. Batten
Headquarters Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Key people Michael E. Batten (Chairman, Chief Executive Officer)
John H. Batten (President, Chief Operating Officer)[1]
Website http://www.twindisc.com/

Twin Disc, Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes power transmission equipment for a wide range of applications, including marine, off-road vehicle and industrial. The company was founded in the 1920s to manufacture clutches for farm tractors.[2] It is now a world-wide company with subsidiaries or sales offices in Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, and South America.

United Kingdom[edit]

Twin Disc torque converters (formerly made under licence in the United Kingdom by Rolls-Royce) were fitted to the British Rail Class 125[3] diesel multiple units and some export diesel locomotives, e.g. NZR TR class.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ir.twindisc.com/directors.cfm
  2. ^ http://www.twindisc.com/CompanyBase/History.html
  3. ^ Haresnape, Brian (1985). British Rail Fleet Survey 8: Diesel Multiple-Units - The First Generation. Shepperton: Ian Allan. p. 55. ISBN 0-7110-1495-7.