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13th January 2022
Stromag brakes ready for Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant

A key component of the UK Government’s net zero emissions strategy, two new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point C are currently under construction by EDF Energy. Stromag has supported the project by delivering specialised brakes for multiple cranes at the site, including those that will lift radioactive uranium fuel rods from the very heart of the reactors.

21st January 2021
Altra Motion and MTEK form strategic partnership

Altra Motion has formed a strategic partnership with factory intelligence and software specialist, MTEK. Following Altra’s acquisition of motion control companies Kollmorgen, Thomson and Portescap, the alliance with MTEK supports Altra’s ongoing commitment to continue moving up the technology spectrum, offering more advanced solutions to its customers.

16th October 2019
Product and aftermarket support at WindEurope Offshore 2019

Those travelling to WindEurope Offshore 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark, this November will have a chance to meet with Altra Renewables. Leading brands in renewable energy such as Ameridrives, Stromag, Svendborg Brakes, Twiflex and Warner Electric will be displaying a wide range of services and digital products on stand - all designed to maximise installation reliability. 

12th September 2019
Specialised tools revolutionise wind turbine brake maintenance

Some large wind turbines feature a yaw brake. Heavy and difficult to maintain in the field, lifting and positioning brakes is a sizable challenge in confined spaces, but maintenance is critical to minimising operational downtime. Industry service providers are now introducing innovative service tools to carry out yaw brake maintenance, with benefits to both service teams and turbine operators.

8th April 2019
Power transmission components in the off-highway market

Off-highway applications for power transmission components present some of the most arduous operating conditions. To compound the situation, many of these vehicles and equipment work in areas away from technical support, making reliability an important product feature. For the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), the process of sourcing the most suitable components is a complex task.

14th September 2018
Promoting global manufacture and servicing for wind turbines

Ameridrives, Stromag, Svendborg Brakes, Twiflex and Warner Electric have been brought together to deliver a single, global service for the wind market. WindEnergy Hamburg 2018 will be the first time that these brands have been promoted under the Altra Renewables division of Altra Industrial Motion. Stand visitors have the opportunity to speak to sales engineers and senior managers to learn about the division’s combined engineering capabilit...

18th April 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°...

4th July 2014
Altra Industrial Motion acquires Guardian Industries

The power transmission manufacturer Altra Industrial Motion has announced the acquisition of Guardian Industries, Inc. The acquisition 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.

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