Motion Industries Acquires Lewis Supply Co.
Motion Industries, Inc., Birmingham, AL, distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, has acquired Lewis Supply Company, Memphis, TN.
The acquisition is the company's biggest foray yet into the industrial supply sector. Motion also purchased Wichita, KS-based general-line distributor Hub Supply Inc. in 1998.
Lewis Supply's general mill supply product offering includes casters, cutting tools, fluids, machinery accessories, power transmission, material handling, precision measurement and safety products. The company also provides integrated supply capabilities to a segment of its customer base.