BRAINTREE, MA -- Altra Industrial Motion recently held a ground-breaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new 90,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Changzhou, China (near Shanghai). The new plant, Altra’s second manufacturing facility in China, will be home to Altra Industrial Motion Changzhou (AIMC).
The facility will enable Altra Couplings to better serve the Chinese market by providing shorter lead times and enhanced technical support. Initially, coupling production at the new facility will be focused on products for the Chinese wind power, metals production, oil and gas, and power generation markets.
“Altra has been active in the Chinese market for more than 20 years,” said Mark Klossner, Vice President & General Manager of Altra Couplings and recently appointed AIMC Chairman. “This new facility is a sign of our continued commitment to serving the large and growing Chinese market for mechanical power transmission products.”
Altra Couplings offers the world’s largest selection of industrial couplings available from a single source. For more than 150 years, TB Wood’s, Ameridrives, Bibby Turboflex, Ameridrives Power Transmissions, and Huco, the industry-leading brands of Altra Couplings have been providing innovative coupling solutions to meet the requirements for a broad variety of applications spanning many industries. Highly engineered Altra coupling products represent the latest in coupling technology, featuring superior design and exceptional quality to ensure long-lasting performance in all types of environments.