Motion Industries, distributor of industrial maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts, has acquired Gerrish Bearing
Company. Gerrish has locations in Seattle and Tacoma, WA, and is a distributor of bearings, power transmission and industrial
The acquisition of Gerrish Bearing Company will allow Motion Industries to continue our penetration
of the market with bearings and power transmission products as well as industrial products throughout the area," said Bill
Stevens, Motion Industries president and CEO.
With 2006 sales of $3.1 billion, Motion Industries is a distributor
of bearings, power transmission, electrical and industrial automation, hydraulic and industrial hose, hydraulic and pneumatic
components, industrial supply products, and material handling. Motion Industries has more than 500 operations including nine
distribution centers throughout North America. Motion Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company.