Motion Industries, Inc.

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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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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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Mergers & Acquisitions

Motion Industries Announces Two Acquisitions

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), announced two acquisitions. Motion has entered into agreements to acquire TRC Hydraulics, a Canadian-based supplier of hydraulic products and services, and F&L Industrial Solutions, Inc., a distributor of...

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Motion Industries' Greg Cook Promoted to Executive Vice President and CFO

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), has promoted Greg Cook to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Motion Industries, effective April 1, 2020. Mr. Cook joined Motion Industries as Senior Vice President and CFO in November 2016 and...

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Motion Industries Names Chris Pacer to Vice President - Central Group

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has named Chris Pacer to Vice President of the Company’s Central Group – effective January 1, 2020. A graduate of the University of Toledo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology (Electrical and...

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Motion Industries Names Jeremy Barton to Vice President - West Group

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has named Jeremy Barton to Vice President of the Company’s West Group – effective August 1, 2019. Mr. Barton will lead Motion’s West Group operations with over 20 years of experience, garnered from serving in a...

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Motion Industries Names John Watwood to Senior Vice President - Southeast Group

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has named John Watwood Group Senior Vice President of the Company’s Southeast Group – effective May 1, 2019. A graduate of University of North Alabama (MBA) and University of Alabama at Birmingham, (BS Industrial...

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Randy Breaux and Kevin Storer Share 2018 GPC Manager of the Year Award

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts is pleased to announce that its parent company, Genuine Parts Company (GPC), presented Randy Breaux (Motion Industries President – North America) and Kevin Storer (Motion Industries Executive Vice President U.S. Operations and President of Motion Mexico) the 2018 GPC...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Motion Industries to Acquire Automation and Robotics Company

Birmingham, AL – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), announced today the that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Axis New England and Axis New York (“Axis”), an automation and robotics company based in Danvers, MA. Execution of the transaction...

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Motion Industries Promotes Joe Limbaugh to SVP Supply Chain, Operations Support and Marketing

Birmingham, AL – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced today the promotion of N. Joe Limbaugh to the position of Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, Operations Support and Marketing, effective January 1, 2019. Mr. Limbaugh will report directly to the President of...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Motion Industries Acquires Hydraulic Supply Company

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced that it has acquired Hydraulic Supply Company (HSC). Execution of the transaction was completed on October 1, 2018. Jim Inglis, HSC CEO, said, “I’m grateful to see our company able to continue growing as a division of Motion Industries – a great cultural fit and shared values. I’m...

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