Motion Industries Acquires Florida-based Miller Bearings

The addition of Miller and its 17 Florida locations positions Motion Industries for continued growth in the Southeast.

Motion Industries, No. 9 on Industrial Distribution's 2014 Big 50 List, has agreed to acquire Orlando, FL-based Miller Bearings, effective Wednesday and for the first quarter of 2015.

Miller Bearings is an independent distributor in Florida for industrial MRO products, including bearings, power transmission products, fluid power, electrical and automation components, as well as safety and industrial supplies. Miller serves customers from 17 locations. Miller has been in business for 67 years and currently employees more than 130 people, according to company president and CEO William Bieberbach.

"We are very excited to become part of Motion Industries and the opportunities for growth that will be available to our talented team," Bieberbach said in a statement.

Tim Breen, President and CEO of Motion Industries, stated, "The addition of Miller Bearings better positions Motion Industries for continued growth in the Southeast. We want to welcome all of the Miller Bearings employees to the Motion family and we look forward to the contributions they will make to our Company in the years ahead."

Motion Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company. More company information can be found at

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