Report: Motion Industries Sues Manufacturer for Nonpayment

Newspaper says distributor seeks $65K judgment against Lenhardt Tool and Die Co.

Motion Industries, No. 4 on MDM’s 2016 list of the top 40 industrial distributors, has sued Lenhardt Tool and Die Co., "alleging the manufacturer failed to perform its contractual obligations," according to a report in the Madison (IL) – St. Clair Record.

"According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it provided goods and services to the defendant, but Lenhardt failed to make payments. Motion Industries claims $65,668.65 remains due and owing," the report reads. "The plaintiff alleges that despite repeated demands for payment, Lenhardt failed and refused to make payments for the said amount."

Motion Industries is seeking a trial by jury and judgment in the amount it says it is owed.

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