BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Motion Industries Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co., opened a new 62,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in Auburn, Wash.
The facility, managed by Ryan Mort, has connections to Interstates 5, 405 and 90, and is about 15 minutes away from Sea-Tac International Airport, according to a company release.
It stocks and ships industrial parts and supplies including bearings, power transmission products, fluid power components and safety supplies. The new distribution center serves 24 area Motion Industries branches, as well as the entire North American footprint of more than 550 locations as needed.
Future expansions and enhancements are planned, said Joe Limbaugh, vice president of operations/distribution/properties for Motion.
The facility complements Motion's primary North American distribution centers in Birmingham, Ala.; Tracy, Calif.; Chicago; Baltimore; Dallas; Edmonton, Alberta; and Lachine, Quebec.