Motion Industries, Birmingham, AL, a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, was selected to receive the 2004 Spirit of Excellence Award. This award is presented annually by Hormel Foods to those companies who have attained excellence in service and customer satisfaction.
The recognition was based on high performance on deliveries, administrative proficiency, quality of products and customer service. In order to receive the Spirit of Excellence Award, the supplier needs to achieve a 96% or higher overall rating for the past 12 months. Motion Industries achieved a score of 97.4%.
With 2004 sales in excess of $2.5 billion, Motion Industries is the leading distributor of bearings; mechanical, industrial automation, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic power replacement parts; hose and rubber products; and industrial supply products.
Motion Industries has more than 460 operations including nine distribution centers throughout North America and serves more than 150,000 customers from the automotive, chemical, food and beverage, wood and lumber, iron and steel, pulp and paper, and pharmaceutical industries. Motion Industries, NAPA, and S.P. Richards are wholly owned subsidiaries of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC).