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ZF Marine buys thrusters company

ZF Marine acquired HRP Nederland b.v. with all subsidiaries, with production locations in the Netherlands and Indonesia as well as sales and service locations worldwide.

HRP, which has about 250 employees worldwide, produces a range of steerable thrusters, including well-mounted thrusters, retractable thrusters, tunnel thrusters and controls, available in fixed pitch, CP and CRP versions.

"With the addition of the new ZF Marine HRP company, we are now able to offer competence in the field of steerable thruster technology," said Roland Heil, ZF Marine's CEO, in a statement. "We can swiftly apply HRP's extensive propulsion know-how for our future growth in the commercial craft market segment."

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