Motion Industries, Inc.

Mechanical Power Transmission

Capping Clutches From Warner Electric Improve Quality And Increase Productivity

The Problem One of the most common consumer complaints in the beverage industry has been: I can't get the cap off". Putting the cap onto a bottle of soda (or water, or juice) is a balancing act. The cap must be on tight enough to keep in carbonation and keep out bacteria. It must also be not so tight that the consumer can not get the bottle open. The Solution The Warner Electric Capping Clutch is...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hydraulics Let the Force be with You!!

The Problem: How to tilt a 14 foot wide by 42 foot long platform containing a slab of cement weighing 60,000 pounds from a horizontal position to 80 degrees from the horizon in an arc with a distance of 93 inches. The platform and cement slab are on a mobile truck trailer, no electricity is available and space under the platform is limited to about 3 feet. The Solution: Provide a battery start,...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Rexnord 6000 Series SHURLOCK Adapter Mounted Bearings

Problem: Cement Dust and Vibration at Cement Plants Solution: Replacing the bearings with Rexnord® 6000 SHURLOK(TM) adapter mount roller solved the problems that were causing bearing failure and simplified installation as well. The fan is driven by a 150 HP motor through Gates Polychain and runs at 2000 to 2500 RPM. The pitch diameter of the fan blade is 54 , with its 2-15/16" straight...

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Company News

Motion's 2020 Supplier of The Year Award Winner: NSK

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, named NSK “2020 Supplier of the Year.” The award recognizes companies that have shown exceptional commitment to Motion through quality products and services, as well as earning the highest score in the...

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People in the News

Motion Announces Director of Corporate Development

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, is pleased to announce that Jim May was promoted to Director of Corporate Development, effective April 1.  Mr. May joined Motion in August 2020 as Director of Strategic Planning and Development to advance the...

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People in the News

Motion Announces New Group Vice President - Automation

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, is pleased to announce that Aurelio Banda will join the Company as Motion’s new Group Vice President of Automation, effective today. “Aurelio’s extensive industry background in automation distribution and...

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Motion Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, is pleased to announce that it has achieved the 75-year milestone of business success. “Motion’s success is a reflection of the hard work of all our team members and suppliers, as well as the trust of our...

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People in the News

Motion a Two Promotions to EVP

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, is pleased to announce the promotion of James Howe to Executive Vice President – eCommerce, Sales Excellence, Strategic Pricing and Corporate Accounts, and of Joe Limbaugh to Executive Vice President – Supply...

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Motion Announces Seven Management Promotions

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion, a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, is pleased to announce seven recent promotions to key field management positions. Each brings depth of experience and achievement to further position Motion for success – in providing the best customer experience as well as in...

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Company News

Motion Industries Launches Rebrand: Motion

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, is pleased to announce that effective immediately they will operate under the brand name of “Motion.” The move to rebrand is intended to solidify the Company’s structure and advance its position in the...

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Motion Industries Breaks Ground for New Facility

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its planned shop facility in Irondale, Alabama. The address is 2721 5th Avenue South. In attendance were Randy Breaux, Motion President, and Joe Limbaugh, Motion SVP...

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People in the News

Birmingham Business Journal Presents Randy Breaux with CEO of the Year Award

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, is pleased to announce that Randy Breaux, Motion Industries President, is a 2020 award recipient of CEO of the Year, from the Birmingham Business Journal. The presentation honored winners and finalists – elite leaders...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Motion Industries Announces Acquisition of Motion Control/Automation Company

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Applied Machine and Motion Control, Inc. (AMMC), a Kentucky-based supplier of motion control and automation products and services. The transaction closed with an...

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