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The Boston Globe

Globe 100

No. 1 industrial company

Altra: A manufacturer in motion

This Braintree firm owns 20 companies that make the world move

IT’S NOT YOUR EVERYDAY industrial sector: motion.

But that’s what the many products of Altra Holdings Inc. have in common: They are used in a wide variety of machines and processes that move.

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