Boston Gear has been exceeding the
power transmission needs of the food processing industry
for over 100 years, with a product range as vast as food
manufacturing itself, including all stainless steel speed
reducers, stainless-coated and white washdown speed reducers,
stainless and washdown duty motors, and NEMA-rated variable
Altra Industrial Motion provides
the material handling industry a comprehensive line of electro-mechanical
products for applications involving the transfer of power, speed change,
torque enhancement, stopping, holding, and/or sensing. Familiar and
proven brands for material handling applications are Boston Gear, Warner
Electric, and Formsprag. Typical products are gear reducers, open gearing,
enclosed gear drives, clutches, brakes, motor controllers, AC drives,
sensors, switches, and an array of other electro-mechanical components.
These products are extensively used in conveyor systems for unit and
bulk handling equipment, hoists, cranes, vertical lifts, elevators,
moving monorail systems, forklifts and industrial truck applications.
Altra Industrial Motion brings together a compelling mix of manufacturing
quality, product breadth, application engineering expertise, and large
distribution/OEM support network.
Boston Gear has the
industry's most comprehensive breadth of product solutions for the
packaging machinery and corrugated markets, all under one roof. Boston
Gear, is the brand that OEMs and Users alike depend on for reliability
Key applications served include: filling, labeling, sealing, fill-form-and-seal,
cartoning, bagging, closing, wrapping, pallet-forming, component handling,
capping, and tensioning.
Key product solutions include: standard enclosed gear drives, custom
speed reducers, AC/DC motors, AC/DC variable speed drives, Centric
brand overload clutches and
torque limiters, and other PT components to complete your drive train are
available from our sister companies, Warner Electric and Formsprag
But what truly differentiates our brands is the service and support
each packaging customer receives from all of our associates, including
service, technical support, engineering services, web-based product data
and drawings, on-line ordering capabilities, express delivery options,
and much, much more... all with one face to the customer.
At Altra Industrial Motion, we are committed to the packaging market,
today and tomorrow. We look forward to working and growing with our
||Iron and Steel:
The exacting requirements of the metals industry are met by the products
and services offered by divisions within Altra Industrial Motion.
Gear couplings, mill spindles and universal joints can be used throughout
processes in hot and cold strip mills.
For heavy duty mining, Altra's expertise extends to worldwide markets.
With quality service and trouble free performance, count on Altra
products to improve your mining efficiencies.
||Turf & Garden:
Altra Industrial Motion companies have many years of experience designing
and manufacturing electric clutch and clutch/brake units for mower
blade drives on walk-behind mowers, lawn tractors, and garden tractors,
as well as heavy-duty clutch/brakes for high-end residential and
Since the 1950s, many Altra companies have been major suppliers of
electromagnetic clutches for a number of vehicular applications,
including A/C compressor clutches, accessory drive clutches for superchargers
and air pumps, cooling fan clutches, agricultural equipment clutches,
hydraulic pump clutches, trailer wheel brakes, and wound coil assemblies.
Many processes that require high performance products are found in
treating wastewater. To simplify the purchasing of these products,
choose overload clutches from a trusted supplier, Altra Industrial Motion.
The tough standards in place for power generation make the Altra family
of high performance gear reducer products a natural fit. As subscribers
to top of the line quality in our products and services, our family
is a perfect match this growing industry.
||Pulp and Paper
Whether you need high performance or general mechanical power transmission
equipment for your paper mill, the Altra family of clutches, brakes,
speed reducers, motors and gears is sure to offer what you need.
Precision products that are required for the aerospace and defense
industries are a match for the highly engineered clutches that come
from Altra Industrial Motion.