Motion Industries, a leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) replacement parts, announced August 7 that the company completed its acquisition of Gerrish Bearing Company. Gerrish Bearing has locations in
Andy Johnson and Mark Johnson, the previous owners, will join Motion Industries and continue to manage the locations.
Bill Stevens, Motion Industries president and CEO, stated, "The acquisition of Gerrish Bearing Company will allow Motion Industries to continue our penetration of the market with bearings and power transmission products as well as industrial products throughout the area."
With 2006 sales of $3.1 billion, Motion Industries is a leading industrial parts distributor of bearings, power transmission, electrical and industrial automation, hydraulic and industrial hose, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial supply products, and material handling. Motion Industries has more than 500 operations including nine distribution centers throughout
Motion Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company.