Motion Ai opens new facility in Massachusetts

April 7, 2023
Company officials say they needed additional manufacturing and inventory space to better meet overall customer demand.

(Birmingham, Ala. — April 5, 2023 — Motion Industries release) — Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts and premier provider of industrial technology solutions, recently announced its newest Motion Ai facility in Beverly, Massachusetts. The new facility officially opened on Dec.1, 2022.

Motion Ai needed additional manufacturing and inventory space to better meet overall customer demand and to strategically grow the business. With 33,000 square feet, the new facility complements two existing Motion Ai facilities nearby in Danvers (19,000 sq. ft.) and Woburn (10,000 sq. ft.), providing the company a total of 62,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space in the Boston area. Most of the production and quality operations among the three locations are housed in the new facility in Beverly, with features including manufacturing lab benches and a quality control testing area. Systems engineering and production solutions focus on motion control, robotics and machine vision, with additional specialty areas of precision components, electro-mechanical assemblies and fully engineered automation systems.

“The expanded manufacturing space will allow us to meet growing customer needs while adding future opportunities across our entire automation and robotic platforms,” said Aurelio Banda, Motion’s senior vice president for automation intelligence. “This includes additional OEM business and the ability to accept larger orders in quantity and physical size. We expect this new facility to fuel economic growth for the region, contributing beneficial, long-term impact.”

Randy Breaux, president of Motion, said, “We are excited about this investment and anticipate that it will enhance the customer experience even more. We believe it will also increase the employee experience — there is a lot of talent within Motion Ai, and this expansion will offer excellent opportunities for our employees.”