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Motion Industries opens West Coast distribution site

Issue: August 2018

Motion Industries Inc. has opened a 62,000-square-foot distribution center in Auburn, Wash., to serve 24 of the firm’s branch locations. The center stocks and ships a wide range of industrial parts and supplies, such as materials-handling equipment, pumps, bearings, cutting tools and process pumps. The Birmingham, Ala., firm is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co.

The new facility is located about 15 minutes from Sea-Tac International Airport, has easy connections to several interstates and complements the company’s other distribution centers in Birmingham, Ala.; Tracy, Calif.; Chicago; Baltimore; Dallas; Edmonton, Alberta; and Lachine, Quebec.