1605 Alton Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
Phone: (205) 956-1122
Keeping Industry in Motion:
With annual sales of $6.0 billion, Motion is a leading industrial distributor of bearings; mechanical power transmission products; electrical and industrial automation components; hose, belting, and gaskets; hydraulic and pneumatic components; process pumps; industrial and safety products; seals and accessories; and material handling products and solutions. With the goal of increasing customers’ productivity, the Company offers many valued-added services, including engineering, fabrication, repair, and Industry 4.0 solutions across these product groups.
Motion has over 550 locations, including 15 distribution centers in North America, and Mi Asia Pacific has nearly 200 locations, including eight distribution centers in Australasia. Motion serves more than 200,000 customers from the food and beverage, pulp and paper, iron and steel, chemical, mining and aggregate, petrochemical, automotive, semiconductor, wood and lumber, medical, and pharmaceutical industries.
Engineering is one of Motion’s prime areas of expertise. Providing the highest level of expertise, our highly trained and experienced engineers design systems from robotics to hydraulic power units to electric panels, created with the end-user’s application top of mind.
Whether it’s motion control, industrial networking or robotics, Mi Automation Solutions provides product selection, sizing and configuration, technical support, and application engineering services customized for your automation needs. Other engineered solutions include motor controls electric panels and machine level controls that network to your manufacturing controls.
Just about every worksite depends on conveyor belting, hose, gaskets, and seals to keep business moving forward. Motion can also turn your ideas into solutions with capabilities and services designed to ensure every challenge is met with customized products specific to your application.
Each year, the knowledgeable engineers at Motion design approximately 100 diverse, custom hydraulic power units for applications and industries of virtually all sorts. In addition to HPU circuit design and analysis, this group also provides design for electro-hydraulic proportional controls, overhead chain conveyor design, hydraulic and pneumatic layout and fabrication drawings, system quotation and documentation, fluid filtration and reclamation systems, and other circuit design and analysis. As well, Motion’s Mill Services meets your needs for the build, repair, and supply of universal joints, shaft assemblies, and hydraulic and pneumatic components. Units are designed or modified to customer specifications.