BRAINTREE, Mass., Aug. 6, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Altra Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:AIMC), a leading global supplier of clutch brakes, couplings, gearing, belted drives and power transmission components, today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Carl Christensen, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Christian Storch, will present at the Jefferies 6 th Annual Industrial and A&D Conference in New York City. The live presentation will be webcast at 12:45 p.m. ET on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 and will be available through the Investor Relations section of the company's website at www.altramotion.com . Slides from the company's presentation also will be made available at that time. A replay of the webcast will remain posted on Altra's website for 90 days.

About Altra Holdings

Altra Holdings, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary Altra Industrial Motion, Inc., is a leading multinational designer, producer and marketer of a wide range of mechanical power transmission products. The company brings together strong brands covering over 40 product lines with production facilities in eight countries and sales coverage in over 70 countries. Our leading brands include Boston Gear, Warner Electric, TB Wood's, Formsprag Clutch, Ameridrives Couplings, Industrial Clutch, Kilian Manufacturing, Marland Clutch, Nuttall Gear, Stieber Clutch, Wichita Clutch, Twiflex Limited, Bibby Transmissions, Matrix International, Inertia Dynamics, Huco Dynatork and Warner Linear. AIMC-E

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