Folk Signs License Agreement With Renk For Reverse-Reduction Drives

The Falk Corportion of Milwaukee and Zahnraderfabrik Renk AG of Augsburg, West Germany have announced the signing of a license agreement for reverse-reduction drives. Falk will have exclusive manufacturing, sales, and distribution rights in the U.S. for the Renk Series AWS drives. In addition, the two companies have agreed to form a cooperative pact for the purpose of pursuing custom design marine propulsion drives primarily for Naval applications in the U.S.

For years, Renk and Falk have demonstrated design, manufacturing, and application excellence in marine main propulsion gear drives.

The combined strengths of both companies will enhance the product offering to the marine industry, both in standard and custom design drives.

The Falk Corporation, a subsidiary of Sundstrand Corporation, is a leading producer of standard and custom design gear drives and flexible couplings. Renk is a subsidiary of GHH (Gutehoffnungshutte), one of the largest engineering groups in Europe, and is known worldwide for its special-purpose marine propulsion gears, custom design industrial gears, military tank transmissions, and commercial bus transmissions.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 8,  Feb 15, 1985

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