Motion launches fluid-power brand

June 2, 2022

Industrial-technology distributor Motion Industries has formed a fluid-power brand, Mi Fluid Power Solutions (Mi FPS). Unifying business units, including the former Kaman Fluid Power divisions of BW Rogers, Catching FluidPower, Intellimotion, Calkins Fluid Power, Northwest Hose & Fittings, Western Fluid Components and Inrumec along with Hydraulic Supply and Motion’s OE Mobile service capabilities, Mi FPS is provides fluid power, integrated electronic controls and electro-mechanical technologies for industrial and mobile equipment.

Mi FPS’s main focuses are hydraulics, pneumatics, lubrication, filtration, process pumps, precision industrial tooling and factory automation products. New and serviced components range from hydraulic pumps and motors to valves and cylinders. The brand comprises a network of more than 65 on-demand retail fluid power hydraulic and industrial hose assembly stores and support facilities, including repair, build and engineering capabilities. Mi FPS serves the automotive, aerospace, metals, logistics, mobile off-road equipment, mining, medical, pharmaceutical and other industries.

“Fluid power combines products and engineering skills to design a system that solves a customer’s need,” said David Mayer, Motion’s group vice president of fluid power. “We have partnered with the world’s best suppliers to provide more products, more inventories and more robust capabilities to ensure we can optimally solve a project, maintenance or production problem. Our deep inventory of hydraulic equipment, pneumatics, pumps, filtration, motors and lubrication products get any equipment up and running quickly. We also offer services that run the gamut from barcoded hose assemblies and VMI delivery services to pressure testing, design of mobile equipment, hydraulic manifold design and custom power units with complete integrated controls and software.”

Motion President Randy Breaux, said: “Fluid power continues to be in high demand due to its unique ability to deliver high forces and torque in the most challenging applications. As North American industry and infrastructure grow, the Mi FPS team is well-positioned to offer the latest product and service innovations to meet this rising market demand.”

Sponsored Recommendations

Case Study: Conveyor Solution for Unique Application

Find out how the Motion Automation Intelligence Conveyor Engineering team provided a new and reliable conveyance solution that helped a manufacturer turn downtime into uptime....

2024 State of Technology Report: PLCs & PACs

Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have been a popular method of machine control since the PLC was invented in the late 1960s as a replacement for relay logic. The similarly...

Power Distribution Resource Guide

When it comes to selecting the right power supply, there are many key factors and best practices to consider.

Safe Speed and Positioning with Autonomous Mobile Robots

Here are some tips for ensuring safe speed and positioning for AMRs using integrated safety technology – many of these tips also apply to automated guided vehicles (AGVs).