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Copper mine hoists require precision control

Copper mine hoists require precision control
The Nkana site of Mopani Copper Mines in Zambia has had parking brakes for use on mine hoists supplied by Twiflex, part of Altra Industrial Motion. Nkana is one of the largest copper and cobalt mines in Africa, with four underground mines, as well as an open pit.
2nd October 2017

Setting the stage for a complete lifting system

Setting the stage for a complete lifting system
This year’s Stage|Set|Scenery exhibition in Berlin was used by Altra Industrial Motion as an opportunity to promote three of the group’s power transmission brands: Stromag, Bauer Gear Motor and Warner Electric. The brands’ combined expertise allows Altra engineers to design and manufacture bespoke lifting and positioning equipment for stage applications, using high quality components that are designed to integrate for efficient, reliable performance.
11th July 2017

Premium power transmission solutions on show at SPS Italia

Premium power transmission solutions on show at SPS Italia
At this year’s SPS Italia a number of leading brands from Altra Industrial Motion will be present, showcasing a range of premium power transmission and motion control solutions. Bauer Gear Motor, Huco Dynatork, Matrix International plus Warner Electric and Warner Linear will all be exhibiting at the show, which takes place from 23rd–25th May at the Fiere di Parma, Italy. Visitors will be able to find Altra in pavilion 3, stand G074.
16th May 2017


Debut appearance for Stromag’s solutions at Hannover 2017

Debut appearance for Stromag’s solutions at Hannover 2017
The manufacturer of innovative power transmission components, Stromag will be making a debut appearance at Hannover 2017, as part of the Altra Industrial Motion Corporation. After joining the group in December 2016, Stromag will take the opportunity to display a wide range of high performance brakes, flexible couplings and geared cam limit switches at the exhibition.
24th April 2017

Get a free Virtual Reality tour at HANNOVER MESSE 2017

Get a free Virtual Reality tour at HANNOVER MESSE 2017
A free Virtual Reality (VR) experience is being offered by Altra Industrial Motion to all stand visitors at this year’s HANNOVER MESSE. The mechanical power transmission specialist has launched the ‘Altra Virtual Environments’ app for download to smartphones – everyone who downloads the app prior to the show will be eligible to claim a free pair of VR glasses at the Altra stand. The app delivers an immersive, 360° insight into seven different industrial application environments.
18th April 2017

Altra Industrial Motion announces large presence at HANNOVER MESSE

Altra Industrial Motion announces large presence at HANNOVER MESSE
Displaying many of its leading brands at HANNOVER MESSE 2017, Altra Industrial Motion is showcasing a capability to offer premium engineering solutions for virtually any industrial sector. The designer, producer and marketer of mechanical transmission equipment will be available to meet visitors in Hall 25, Stand C11 from the 24th–28th April.
20th March 2017

Servo motor brakes work in the tightest of spaces

Servo motor brakes work in the tightest of spaces
Providing power and precision to a range of industrial applications such as automation and materials handling, servo motors are being incorporated into process machinery that requires the motors and their ancillary components to be compact and reliable. This is especially true for the braking system, which is required to provide a holding force even in the event of power loss. Matrix International offers a solution that provides high torque ratings, almost zero backlash, low power consumption and a design that can be well suited for retro-fitting existing machinery.
2nd March 2017

Acquisition expected to be accretive in next 12 months of operations

Acquisition expected to be accretive in next 12 months of operations
  It has been announced by Altra Industrial Motion, that on 30th December 2016 it successfully completed the acquisition of the Stromag business from GKN.
9th January 2017

Flexibility and performance demonstrated at BrauBeviale 2016

Flexibility and performance demonstrated at BrauBeviale 2016
The global exhibition for the production of beverages, BrauBeviale 2016, saw Altra Industrial Motion exhibiting its myriad of solutions for processing in the beverage industry. Some of the Altra brands presented at the exhibition included Bauer Gear Motor, Huco Dynatork and Warner Electric – who each displayed a number of industry specialised products for increasing automated production efficiency.
6th December 2016

Industrial braking technology evolves

Industrial braking technology evolves
Over the last 45 years there has been a number of key changes that have taken place within industrial braking technology. Here, Steve Powell, Product Manager, Heavy Duty Clutch Brake Group of Altra Industrial Motion, tracks this evolution. Amongst the companies in the Altra group are Twiflex and Svendborg Brakes who have extensive experience in industrial braking.
23rd November 2016

Altra Industrial Motion bringing latest innovations to Paris Air Show

This year’s Paris Air show will see many highlights and innovations designed to improve the performance and reliability of the aerospace industry. The companies of Altra Industrial Motion will be exhibiting a range of products that demonstrate the expertise and precision available from the industry leading brands for electro-mechanical power transmission products.
4th June 2015

Caliper range is 'world’s most comprehensive'

Caliper range is 'world’s most comprehensive'
Altra Industrial Motion offers a standard range of brakes and clutches to address almost all industrial application requirements. Where required, the expert knowledge of the engineering teams also enables Altra to excel at delivering bespoke solutions. HDCB will be present at the Hanover Fair, April 2015, where it will exhibit some of its developments in caliper brake design and friction material technology.
17th February 2015

Altra Industrial Motion has all bases covered at the Hannover Messe – Hall 25 Stand C03

Altra Industrial Motion has all bases covered at the Hannover Messe – Hall 25 Stand C03
Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of power transmission solutions, with the capability and expertise to deliver efficient and reliable solutions for applications of any size in any industry. With many of the world’s best known power transmission brands under its umbrella, Altra’s pedigree history makes it the first choice for most engineers.  
10th February 2015

Altra precision ensures flawless performance in new World Trade Center lifts

Altra precision ensures flawless performance in new World Trade Center lifts
The ultra-high-speed passenger lifts that serve the penthouse storeys of One World Trade Center NYC, one the world’s most desirable properties, rely on perfectly crafted drive engineering components to provide flawless operation, 24 hours a day. Many of these were made to exacting standards by Altra Industrial Motion, a leading global supplier of power transmission components.
14th October 2014

Altra Industrial Motion acquires Guardian Industries

Altra Industrial Motion has announced the acquisition of Guardian Industries. The acquisition of Guardian is expected to be accretive to earnings in the range of $0.01 to $0.02 per share, excluding any one-time or acquisition related costs, during the 2014 fiscal year. The company has a dedicated workforce of 47 people and had 2013 revenues of $10 million.
20th August 2014

Altra Industrial Motion drives new innovation at the Hannover Messe 2013 - Hall 25 Stand C03

Altra Industrial Motion is using the Hannover Messe 2013 as a launch pad for many new innovations across its product portfolio. The company is responsible for many of the world's leading power transmission brands including Bauer Gear Motor, Stieber Clutch, Bibby Transmissions and Huco Dynatork. New products include a world first for IE4 gear motors, innovative coupling hub designs for large shaft diameters and a compact, load-sharing, releasable backstop.
5th April 2013

Altra Industrial Couplings manufactures bespoke grid coupling for 10,000 tonne press pump

Altra Industrial Couplings manufactures bespoke grid coupling for 10,000 tonne press pump
The grid coupling of a large water pump at Sheffield Forgemasters Engineering was coming to the end of its operational life. To avoid costly re-engineering of the pump S.F.E.L. wanted to commission a bespoke coupling to match the original’s footprint. While most suppliers were unable to produce a coupling to the right size, Altra Industrial Couplings was able to match the design of the original and work in partnership with S.F.E.L. to produce it.
4th February 2013

European steel mill sources hundreds of Dura-Flex couplings to keep production rolling

European steel mill sources hundreds of Dura-Flex couplings to keep production rolling
A large steel mill near Budapest, Hungary, was installing a hot strip runout table that would transport extremely hot metal around the plant. Nearly 350 individual couplings were required which would be able to withstand the high temperatures and contaminants that are present in metal working applications.
15th October 2012

Altra Industrial Couplings strengthens its sales force with two new appointments

Altra Industrial Motion, has expanded its sales force with the appointment of two new people at its coupling division. Andrew Bargh and Neil Slater both join the team with a wealth of experience in sales and engineering, ready to represent some of the best known names in the coupling industry including Bibby, Huco, TB Woods and Ameridrives.
15th October 2012

TB Wood’s Form-Flex couplings help to drive the world’s deepest dredge pump

TB Wood’s Form-Flex couplings help to drive the world’s deepest dredge pump
When a large underwater sand mine began to reach depths that had previously been inaccessible to pump dredging, the mine’s operators thought that they would have to commission a clamshell-style dredge to keep the mine operational. However Dredging Supply Co., the industry leaders in dredging technology, believed that it could build the world’s longest suction pump dredge using couplings from TB Wood’s of the Altra Couplings group to form the drive shaft.
3rd September 2012


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