Motion Industries acquires Axis

Feb. 14, 2019
The company has reached an agreement to acquire automation and robotics companies Axis New England and Axis New York

Motion Industries has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Axis New England and Axis New York, an automation and robotics company based in Danvers, Massachusetts. 

Founded in 1994, Axis New England serves the Northeast U.S. from its location in Danvers, Massachusetts and Axis New York in Rochester, New York. With expertise in advanced machine automation, the company will continue its focus on motion control, robotics and machine vision. Areas of specialty include precision components, electro-mechanical assemblies and fully engineered automation systems.

"Motion Industries is a great cultural fit for us," said Axis president Todd Clark. "We are pleased to join the Motion team and excited about the growth opportunities this will afford the company and our employees.”

"We are very pleased with the addition of this well-established company, which will operate as part of Motion’s Automation Solutions Group," said Randy Breaux, president of Motion Industries. "Acquiring Axis is in keeping with our strategic intent and complements our growth in the area of industrial plant-floor automation. We welcome the Axis employees to the Motion Industries family and we look forward to the contributions they will make to our company in upcoming years."

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