Motion Industries, Birmingham, AL, MRO distributor, has acquired Meier Transmission. Meier has two locations in northeast Ohio and is a distributor of motion control products, mechanical and electrical drives, pneumatic controls, machine safety products, and power transmission products.
Brian McMahon will remain in charge of Meier, and the company will operate under the name Meier Transmission. The company will join Motion’s new automation and systems businesses.
Motion had sales of $3.1 billion in 2006. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company.