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Klossner Named to Executive Appointment with Altra Engineered Couplings Group

BRAINTREE, MA – Altra Industrial Motion has announced the appointment of Mark Klossner to the executive position of Vice President and General Manager of the Altra Engineered Couplings Group, according to Altra President and Chief Operating Officer Carl Christenson. 

Altra Industrial Motion, a leading multinational designer, producer and marketer of mechanical power transmission products, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Altra Holdings, Inc., (Nasdaq:AIMC), headquartered in Braintree, MA.

Business units within the Altra Engineered Couplings Group include TB Wood’s, Ameridrives Couplings, Ameridrives Power Transmissions, and Bibby Transmissions, with facilities located in Chambersburg, PA; Erie, PA; New Braunfels, TX; San Marcos, TX; Green Bay, WI; and Dewsbury, England.  These Altra brands produce a wide range of precision engineered couplings and mechanical power transmission equipment for industrial control applications throughout the world.

Klossner joined the global power transmission firm in 2004 as a Strategic Marketing Analyst and was subsequently promoted to Strategic Marketing Manager focused on improving Altra’s electromagnetic clutch/brake (ECB) business platform.  He was named Managing Director for Altra’s business unit, Matrix International, Brechin, Scotland, in October, 2006.

Prior to joining Altra, Klossner held various operational and marketing positions with Kulicke and Soffa in Pennsylvania.  He holds a BS degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University, an MBA degree from Kellogg School of Management and an MS degree in Engineering from Northwestern University.

About Altra Industrial Motion

Altra Industrial Motion (Nasdaq:AMIC) is a leading multinational designer, producer and marketer of a wide range of electromechanical power transmission products.  The company brings together strong brands covering over 40 product lines with production facilities in nine countries.  Altra’s leading brands include Boston Gear, Warner Electric, TB Wood’s, Formsprag Clutch, Wichita Clutch, Industrial Clutch, Ameridrives Couplings, Kilian Manufacturing, Marland Clutch, Nuttall Gear, Stieber Clutch, Twiflex Limited, Bibby Transmissions, Matrix International, Inertia Dynamics, Huco-Dynatork, Delroyd Worm Gear, Saftek Friction and Warner Linear.  For information on any of these technology leaders, visit

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Mark Klossner, Vice President/General Manager, Altra Engineered Couplings Group

For further information contact John Tranter, Human Resources, Altra Industrial Motion, 300 Granite St, Braintree MA 02184. Tel 386-547-7166.


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