Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Does Altra operate in all industries?

Altra primarily operates in the general industrial marketplace. There are many key markets such as food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, elevator, energy, mining, metal and turf and garden where Altra businesses have successfully been operating for years (see Altra Key Markets for more info).

How is Altra organized?

Altra consists of 20 primary businesses, some with multiple locations worldwide. Each of these companies is responsible for its own day-to-day operations. Overall direction is supplied by the Altra corporate team, consistent with Altra's mission and its commitment to Operational Excellence (see Altra Operational Excellence for more info).

Where are Altra's corporate headquarters?

Altra's corporate headquarters are located in Braintree, MA USA. Altra's manufacturing, assembly and warehousing operations can be found in numerous locations around the globe.  

What are some of Altra's key brands?

Altra is known for its strong brand portfolio which includes Boston GearBauer Gear MotorWarner ElectricTB Wood'sFormsprag Clutch, Stieber ClutchMarland Clutch, Nuttall GearDelroyd Worm GearWichita ClutchIndustrial ClutchAmeridrives CouplingsAmeridrives Power TransmissionTwiflex LtdMatrix International, Inertia DynamicsBibby TurboflexKilian ManufacturingHuco DynatorkLamiflex Couplings and Warner Linear. The synergy of these brands creates a customer experience consistent with the high core values and standards that drive Altra's operations.

Where should I go for product questions?

For questions about a particular Altra product, please contact the Altra business unit that manufactures that product. For specific business locations, addresses and telephone numbers, please go to the Contact Us page

What is the Altra Operational Excellence? 

To learn more about the driving force behind the success of Altra Industrial Motion and its various businesses, and to learn about the origins of the Altra Operational Excellence, visit the Altra Operational Excellence page

Where are Altra's financial results posted? 

You can view Altra's current financial results and historical data on the Investor Relations page.