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Altra Industrial Motion Donates to Hurricane Disaster Relief Employees and Company Support the American Red Cross

October 05, 2005
Altra Industrial Motion Donates to Hurricane Disaster Relief Employees and Company Support the American Red Cross

October 5, 2005 - Quincy, MA - In the wake of Hurricane Katrina and the massive relief efforts to help people recover, Altra Industrial Motion announced it would match employee contributions to the American Red Cross - Hurricane Relief Fund. More than $15,000 was raised during the fund-raising drive.

"Hurricane Katrina is widely considered the worst natural disaster in United States history," said Michael L. Hurt, Chief Executive Officer of Altra Industrial Motion. "I want to thank our associates who contributed money and material possessions to assist those in need."

According to its web site, The American Red Cross is responding to an unprecedented natural catastrophe and devoting every resource to this humanitarian relief effort. The American people can be confident the Red Cross will spare no effort to meet the needs of hundreds of thousands of Hurricane Katrina survivors. Critical services include food, shelter, and assistance in locating loved ones.

Altra Industrial Motion is the parent corporation of the following leading power transmission brands: Warner Electric, Boston Gear, Formsprag Clutch, Stieber Clutch, Marland Clutch, Ameridrives Couplings, Industrial Clutch, Wichita Clutch, Nuttall Gear, Delroyd Worm Gear, and Kilian Manufacturing.

For more information visit www.altramotion.com or call 617-328-3300.

For additional information
Bob Drake 312-587-3700

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