BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Motion Industries Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co., will open a new distribution center in Auburn, Wash., in late spring.
The new 62,000-sq.-ft. distribution center will serve 24 area Motion Industries branch locations daily, as well as the entire Motion Industries North American footprint of more than 500 locations as needed, according to a Motion release.
It will stock and ship a range of industrial parts and supplies including bearings, power transmission products, fluid power components, electrical parts and safety supplies.
The new distribution center is part of a strategic initiative to amplify service and commitment to customers in the Pacific Northwest, said Joe Limbaugh, Motion vice president of operations, distribution and properties.
The new facility will complement Motion's existing primary North American distribution centers in Birmingham; Tracy, Calif.; Chicago; Baltimore; Dallas; Edmonton, Alberta; and Lachine, Quebec.
Motion is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts.