Motion Industries Names Joe Limbaugh to New Position: Vice President - Operations
Motion Industries, Inc.
1605 Alton Rd.
Birmingham, AL, 35210
Press release date: October 1, 2013
Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, a leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, has named Joe Limbaugh Vice President-Operations. This new position at the company will focus on company-performance improvement and corporate projects.
Most recently, Mr. Limbaugh served as Vice President and General Manager for Motion Industries’ Chicago Division in the Central Group. His career began in 1983 with Berry Bearing Company, and since then he has served in leadership positions at the Branch and Division levels in both the Central Group and the Southeast Group. With this promotion, Mr. Limbaugh will be relocating to the Corporate Office in Birmingham.
“We congratulate Joe on his new position and thank him for his many contributions to our company,” said Tim Breen, Motion Industries’ President and COO. “We look forward to Joe’s leadership in these key areas that will help us continue to focus on operational improvement throughout the company.”
With annual sales of $4.5 billion, Motion Industries is a leading industrial parts distributor of bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and industrial automation, hydraulic and industrial hose, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial products, safety products, and material handling. Motion Industries has over 550 operations including 14 distribution centers throughout North America and serves more than 150,000 customers from the food and beverage, pulp and paper, iron and steel, chemical, mining and aggregate, petrochemical, automotive, wood and lumber, and pharmaceutical industries.
Motion Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC). Visit our website at www.motionindustries.com. Contact us toll-free at (800) 526-9328.
Randy Breaux – Motion Industries (205) 956-1122