Motion Industries agrees to acquire Numatic Engineering

Therese Dunphy

July 20, 2017

Motion Industries BuildingMotion Industries announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Numatic Engineering. Execution of the transaction will occur on Aug. 1.

Founded in 1955, Numatic Engineering has more than 60 years of experience in selling and supporting automation components. Its product offerings range from pneumatic automation to electrical motion controls, PLCs, VFDs, machine vision, sensors, and industrial communication. For more than a decade, it has been selling multiple lines of robotics, including end-of-arm tooling, and is a leading company in the California market for selling and implementing collaborative robot technology.

“After meeting with several potential buyers, we found a cultural fit with Motion Industries and are very please to become part of their team,” said Steve Leach, Numatic Engineering’s president, in a press release. “Becoming part of Motion assures that our employees will be well cared for int he future and that we will have the ability to continue to service our customers and represent our suppliers partners in the way which they are accustomed. At the same time, we’ll now have access to even greater capabilities and resources, enabling us to accelerate the growth of our already successful business.”

“We are pleased with the addition of this well-established company,” Tim Breen, president and CEO of Motion Industries, added. “The acquisition of Numatic Engineering continues to build upon and complement our growth strategy in the area of industrial plant floor automation.

“Numatic Engineering will be operated as a part of Motion’s Automation Solutions group, which includes Braas Co., acquired in October 2016,” Breen said. “We are happy to welcome all Numatic Engineering employees to the Motion family, and we look forward to the contributions they will make to our company in upcoming years.”

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