Motion Industries (Birmingham, Ala.), a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, has received the 2005 Vendor of the Year Award by Kroger Manufacturing and Kroger Layton Bakery. The award recognizes exceptional performance and contribution to Kroger's success.
"We are honored to receive this award from Kroger," said Bill Stevens, Motion Industries president and CEO. "This is a great compliment to the people who serve the accounts, the products we provide and the processes by which we serve our customers."
With 2005 sales of $2.8 billion, Motion Industries is a leading distributor of bearings; mechanical, industrial automation, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic power replacement parts; hose and rubber products; and industrial supply products. Motion Industries has more than 460 operations including nine distribution centers throughout North America and serves more than 150,000 customers from the automotive, chemical, food and beverage, wood and lumber, iron and steel, pulp and paper, mining and aggregate, and pharmaceutical industries.
Source: Motion Industries