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Brenda Miller - Motion Industries (205) 956-1122

MOTION INDUSTRIES
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 29, 2018


NEW MOTION INDUSTRIES DISTRIBUTION CENTER
OPEN FOR BUSINESS NEAR SEATTLE

Birmingham, AL - Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has opened the doors for business at its new distribution center (DC) at 4401 D Street NW, Suite A, in Auburn, WA. The facility is managed by Ryan Mort.


The DC's strategically chosen location features easy connections to Interstates 5, 405, and 90. It is also conveniently situated only 15 minutes from Sea-Tac International Airport. Covering just over 62,000 square feet, the DC stocks and ships a broad range of industrial parts and supplies including bearings, power transmission products, fluid power components, electrical parts, safety supplies, and more. The new distribution center serves 24 area Motion Industries branch locations daily, as well as the entire Motion Industries North American footprint (550+ locations) as needed.


Joe Limbaugh, Motion Industries VP of Operations/Distribution/Properties said, "This is something that our customers have asked for so we're happy and excited that we're able to fulfill their request." Mr. Limbaugh also stated that additional enhancements will come down the road, and looks forward to fulfilling plans for growth.


Motion Industries President & CEO, Tim Breen, said, "Opening the new DC's doors also means opportunity for our customers in the region to receive their orders even quicker. We're looking forward to delivering a positive business impact on industry in the Pacific Northwest."


The new facility complements Motion's primary North American distribution centers in Birmingham, AL; Tracy, CA; Chicago, IL; Baltimore, MD; Dallas, TX; Edmonton, AB; and Lachine, QC.


About Motion Industries


With annual sales of $5 billion, Motion Industries is a leading industrial parts distributor of bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and industrial automation, hydraulic and industrial hose, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial products, safety products, and material handling. Motion Industries has over 550 locations, 43 service centers and 14 distribution centers throughout North America serving more than 300,000 customers from the food and beverage, pulp and paper, iron and steel, chemical, mining and aggregate, petrochemical, automotive, wood and lumber, and pharmaceutical industries.


Motion Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC). Visit our website at MotionIndustries.com. Contact us toll-free at (800) 526-9328.

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