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Motion adds industrial automation specialist

Birmingham, AL -- Feb. 12, 2003 -- Motion Industries, a distributor of bearings, mechanical, electrical, hydraulic,...


Birmingham, AL — Feb. 12, 2003 — Motion Industries, a distributor of bearings, mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic replacement parts, and hose products, has named Jim Williams as corporate director, Industrial Automation.

In this new position, Williams will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of Motion Industries’ industrial automation efforts while providing support for the national industrial automation program.

He began his career with Motion Industries in 1985 as a regional fluid power specialist. He has also held positions of branch manager, regional manager and group automation manager.

Commenting on the appointment, Ralph Buntyn, Motion Industries’ senior vice-president, marketing, said “Emerging technologies and the automation of manufacturing processes in our present industrial environment providesus with an outstanding growth opportunity.”