Power Transmission, Motion Control and Engine Braking Solutions


Altra is a premier global designer and producer of a wide range of motion control and power transmission solutions. With engineered components and systems that provide the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products can be used in nearly any machine, process or application involving motion. From precision motors embedded in medical robots to heavy duty brakes used in rugged mining applications, Altra has been solving complex customer challenges around the world for decades.


Expertise in standard, modified and custom engineered products, backed by the most recognized brands in the power transmission motion control industry. Altra’s five main product groups – clutches & brakes, couplings, gearing & specialty components, linear systems and precision motors, drives & controls are backed by over 25 of the industry’s leading brands. On average, our brands have been in operation for over 85 years. The industry knowledge and application expertise developed during this period enables us to deliver unique solutions tailored to meet the most rigorous customer demands.

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Altra for Mining Applications

Altra for Metal Mill Applications

Altra for Marine Applications