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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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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Motion Industries Announces the Death of President & CEO Tim Breen

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), is saddened to announce the sudden passing of its President and CEO, Tim Breen. “Motion Industries has lost a great leader and the world has lost an amazing human being,” said Motion Industries Leadership....

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BSA Presents Motion Industries' Ellen Holladay With Lifetime Achievement Award

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, a leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, is pleased to announce that Ellen Holladay, the company’s SVP, Chief Information Officer and Operational Excellence Officer, is the 2018 recipient of the Bearings Specialists Association (BSA) Lifetime Achievement Award. The presentation was made at the...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Motion Industries Acquires BRAAS Company

Birmingham, Ala.Â- - Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced today that it has acquired Braas Company. Execution of the transaction was effective October 3, 2016. Braas Company is a leading distributor of products and services for industrial automation and control. Braas was founded in 1961, and has been an employee-owned company with...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Motion Industries Announces Agreement to Acquire OBBCO Safety & Supply

Birmingham, Ala. - Effective today, Motion Industries, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC), has entered into a definitive agreement whereby Motion Industries has agreed to acquire OBBCO Safety Supply, LLC. Transaction closing is expected to occur August 1, 2016. Based in Chesapeake, Va., OBBCO Safety Supply is an industrial safety distributor, which provides...

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Motion Industries Announces Agreement to Acquire Colmar Belting Company

Birmingham, Ala. - Effective today, Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Colmar Belting Company. The closing of the transaction is expected to occur May 1, 2016. Colmar Belting Company is a regional distributor focused primarily on power transmission and belting sales and service based in South...

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Motion Industries Announces Agreement to Acquire Epperson and Company

Birmingham, Ala. – Effective today, Motion Industries, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC), has entered into a definitive agreement whereby Motion Industries has agreed to acquire Epperson and Company, an industrial distributor specializing in material handling products and services since 1932. Execution of the transaction is expected to take place March 1, 2016....

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