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Motion Industries forms fluid-power brand

Motion Industries forms fluid-power brand
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Industrial-technology distributor Motion Industries, a subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has formed a fluid-power brand, Mi Fluid Power Solutions (Mi FPS). 

Unifying business units, including the former Kaman Fluid Power divisions of BW Rogers, Catching FluidPower, Intellimotion, Calkins Fluid Power, Northwest Hose & Fittings, Western Fluid Components and Inrumec along with Hydraulic Supply and Motion’s OE Mobile service capabilities, Mi FPS provides fluid power, integrated electronic controls and electro-mechanical technologies for industrial and mobile equipment.

Mi FPS’ main focuses are hydraulics, pneumatics, lubrication, filtration, process pumps, precision industrial tooling and factory automation products. New and serviced components range from hydraulic pumps and motors to valves and cylinders. The brand comprises a network of more than 65 on-demand retail fluid power hydraulic and industrial hose assembly stores and support facilities, including repair, build and engineering capabilities. Mi FPS serves the automotive, aerospace, metals, logistics, mobile off-road equipment, mining, medical, pharmaceutical and other industries.

“Fluid power combines products and engineering skills to design a system that solves a customer’s need,” said David Mayer, Motion’s group vice president of fluid power. “We have partnered with the world’s best suppliers to provide more products, more inventories and more robust capabilities to ensure we can optimally solve a project, maintenance or production problem. Our deep inventory of hydraulic equipment, pneumatics, pumps, filtration, motors and lubrication products get any equipment up and running quickly. We also offer services that run the gamut from barcoded hose assemblies and VMI delivery services to pressure testing, design of mobile equipment, hydraulic manifold design and custom power units with complete integrated controls and software.”

“Fluid power continues to be in high demand due to its unique ability to deliver high forces and torque in the most challenging applications. As North American industry and infrastructure grow, the Mi FPS team is well-positioned to offer the latest product and service innovations to meet this rising market demand,” said Motion President Randy Breaux.

Based in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A., Motion Industries has 500+ locations in North America with USD6 billion in annual sales.