Mercury Marine have announced the acquisition of Teignbridge Propellers, located in Newton Abbot, Devon.

Mercury Marine have announced the acquisition of Teignbridge Propellers, located in Newton Abbot, Devon.

The company produces high-quality bronze and nibral propellers for yachts, patrol boats and commercial vessels. Teignbridge also produces a complete underwater package of stern gear for inboard-powered vessels, which includes rudders, shafts, struts, seals, logs and bearings.

“Now we can offer our customers a full range of standard or completely customised propellers and stern gear, no matter what type of vessel they have, or what type of propulsion they employ,” said Patrick Mackey, president of Mercury Marine. Teignbridge has customers in the UK, US Netherlands and United Arab Emirates.

Referring to the acquisition, Teignbridge president William Grant said that it “will enable Teignbridge to take greater advantage of the opportunities presented by an ever-expanding international customer base.”

The company will continue to operate from its UK headquarters, and maintain existing design and manufacturing facilities.