Twin Disc to Represent MJP Waterjets
Posted on April 28, 2006Twin Disc, Inc. announced the company has agreed to represent Swedish waterjet manufacturer MJP in North and South America and Israel. MJP provides water jet propulsion equipment to a world market. The heavy-duty, high performing product is established as one of the main suppliers for Commercial, Yacht, Coast Guard and Navy applications.
“With the growing number of high speed transport vessels in both the military and commerical markets, we thought that this was a natural extension to our marine propulsion product line of Arneson Surface Drives, Rolla Propellers and Twin Disc marine transmissions. MJP has state-of-the-art technology and excels in the higher horsepower segment, which is where the market is heading,” commented John Batten, executive vice president of Twin Disc.
Marine Jet Power is part of the Swedish industrial group Österbybruk Industrier, including Österby Gjuteri and Alcopropeller. Österby Gjuteri is a well-known foundry company specialized in castings for marine applications. Alcopropeller has 80 years of experience in the manufacture of propeller blades.