Mourade Vaneeckhoutte and Mathieu Ruault present problem-solving solutions at SPS 2019

November 22, 2019
SPS 2019 Corner Booth

New for SPS this year, Mourade Vaneeckhoutte, Global Sales Director, and Mathieu Ruault, VP of Sales and Market Development, will be displaying five problem-solving products from Altra Motion at its Innovation Corner on Stand 3-270. Focused on delivering operational benefits to operators of motor brakes, leading brand, Warner Electric, will showcase solutions that meet the current and future needs of the market, informed by the challenges faced by users in the field.

The products on display have been developed in response to customer feedback and rely on Warner Electric’s extensive industry experience. Each solution is optimised to overcome a specific engineering problem regarding electromagnetic brakes including:

  • Reducing energy consumption in electromagnetic brakes
  • Eliminating fluctuations in brake friction material quality
  • Delivering IP66 motor brakes with added value
  • Exceeding the limitations of mechanical and proximity microswitches
  • A high dissipating vehicle brake without packaging and hydraulic drawbacks
  • A global problem-solving capability.

The new range of products meet the needs of a mature power transmission industry; one that is requiring innovative solutions to keep pace with the rapid developments in automation. All are available to order.

Mourade Vaneeckhoutte

As the global sales director – mobile power equipment at Altra Industrial Motion, Mourade is responsible for world-wide sales of Altra’s well-known brands of clutches and brakes, couplings, and other power transmission components utilized in a wide range of applications, including agriculture, construction/off-highway, forestry, specialty vehicles, and portable power units.

Prior to his current role, Mourade spent many years at GKN Stromag as a global product manager, regional director and managing director (Benelux & France). Previously, he held area sales manager and sales engineer positions at Altra Motion/Warner Electric/Dana Corp.

With more than twenty years of experience in the PT component industry, Mourade possesses in-depth product knowledge and extensive application expertise. He is recognized within the industry as a clutch and brake specialist.

Mourade holds a Bachelor's degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering.

Mathieu Ruault

Based in Angers, France, Mathieu currently serves as the VP of Sales and Market Development for the Electric Clutch/Brake division of Altra Industrial Motion.

Prior to his current role, Mathieu held various roles in the ECB division as the European Sales Director, as a product manager for various product lines, and Forklift Truck Market Manager. Mathieu started his career in Germany where he spent several years working in the automotive industry.

Mathieu has extensive knowledge of all types of ECB products. He is considered as an ECB expert in various industrial market applications including Forklift Truck and Elevators.

Mathieu holds a Master's degree in Engineering from the Institut Catholique d'Arts et Métiers.