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Motion Canada opens new branch in northern Ontario

Thunder Bay, ON -- Nov. 23, 2001 -- Motion Canada of Toronto has opened a new branch in Thunder Bay, Ont., accordin...


Industry

November 23, 2001
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Thunder Bay, ON — Nov. 23, 2001 — Motion Canada of Toronto has opened a new branch in Thunder Bay, Ont., according to regional manager Ward Westgate. The company is a subsidiary of Motion Industries Inc. of Birmingham, Ala., a distributor of bearings; mechanical, electrical, and fluid power transmission replacement parts; and hose products.

“The addition of this branch reflects our ongoing commitment to meet the needs of our customers in Ontario,” Westgate said. “In today’s fast-paced, competitive market, Canadian industries must operate at top efficiency in order to be successful. We are well poised to meet their demand for parts and service 24/7/365.” The Thunder Bay branch is located at 1112 Russell Street, Unit #4, and is managed by Ed Van Hell.

Motion Canada currently employs more than 700 people and operates 64 locations in nine provinces including British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

Motion Industries Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company. Its websites are at www.motionindustries.com and www.motionmro.com.

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By Bill Roebuck, Editor


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