Motion Industries Acquires Axis Automation & Robotics Company
Motion Industries Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), has acquired Axis New England and Axis New York, an automation and robotics company based in Danvers, Mass.
Founded in 1994, Axis New England serves the Northeast U.S. from its locations in Danvers, Mass, and Rochester, N.Y. (Axis New York). With expertise in advanced machine automation, the company will continue its focus on motion control, robotics and machine vision. Areas of specialty include precision components, electro-mechanical assemblies and fully engineered automation systems.
“Motion Industries is a great cultural fit for us. We are pleased to join the Motion team and excited about the growth opportunities this will afford the company and our employees. Our customers and suppliers can expect the same partnership, support, and service as we continue our focus on delivering high-value solutions,” said Todd Clark, Axis president.
“We are very pleased with the addition of this well-established company, which will operate as part of Motion’s Automation Solutions Group,” added Randy Breaux, president of Motion Industries. “Acquiring Axis is in keeping with our strategic intent and complements our growth in the area of industrial plant floor automation. We welcome the Axis employees to the Motion Industries family and we look forward to the contributions they will make to our Company in upcoming years.”