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Altra Industrial Motion completes acquisition of Svendborg Brakes

Altra Industrial Motion Corp. has closed on the acquisition of Svendborg Brakes A/S, a global manufacturer of premium quality caliper brakes. Headquartered in Vejstrup, Denmark, Svendborg provides engineered braking systems for a wide range of...


Altra Industrial Motion Corp. has closed on the acquisition of Svendborg Brakes A/S, a global manufacturer of premium quality caliper brakes. Headquartered in Vejstrup, Denmark, Svendborg provides engineered braking systems for a wide range of industrial markets including oil & gas, mining, wind power, marine, metals, material handling and others. 

“Svendborg is a leading brand that provides Altra with new technology and access to a number of new geographic regions,” said Carl Christenson, Altra’s president and CEO.

Svendborg joins Wichita Clutch, Industrial Clutch, Twiflex Limited, Formsprag Clutch, Marland Clutch and Stieber Clutch, the well-known brands of Altra Industrial Motion’s Heavy Duty & Overrunning Clutch Brake Group.