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Motion Industries Recognizes 63 Suppliers With Operational Excellence Supplier Awards

Release time : 2015-06-15 07:58:57
Motion Industries, Inc., one of North Americas leading distributors of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, recently recognized 63 of its suppliers with an Operational Excellence Partnership Award. The recipients achieved significant process improvements with Motion Industries by meeting Operational Excellence performance objectives, including system connectivity, efficiency gains, and customer service enhancements. Twenty-four suppliers were recognized with 5-Year Partnership awards for continuous efforts to advance the Operational Excellence Supplier Partnership Program since the programs inception. Motion Industries' Operational Excellence program was established in 2003 to challenge and improve business processes for delivery of superior customer value. Motion has involved key suppliers and customers as part of this program. The program provides the platform for identifying, developing, implementing, and measuring operational improvements throughout the company and across its supply chain. The awards were presented in Birmingham by Motion IndustriesBill Stevens, President and CEO; Wayne Law, Executive Vice President Corporate Purchasing and Distribution; and Ellen Holladay, Senior Vice President & CIO and Operational Excellence Officer. With 2007 sales of $3.4 billion, Motion Industries is a leading distributor of bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and industrial automation, hydraulic and industrial hose, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial products, and material handling. Motion Industries has more than 500 operations including ten distribution centers throughout North America and serves more than 100,000 customers from the automotive, chemical, food and beverage, wood and lumber, iron and steel, pulp and paper, mining and aggregate, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries. Motion Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC). Visit our website at http://www.motionindustries.com www.motionindustries.com . Contact us toll-free at (800) 526-9328.