BIRMINGHAM, AL – Motion Industries Inc. announced the promotion of N. Joe Limbaugh to the position of Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, Operations Support and Marketing, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

Limbaugh began his career in 1983 in Bourbonnais, Illinois, in an entry-level position with Berry Bearing Co., which was later acquired by Motion Industries. In 1989, he relocated to Peoria, Illinois, where he worked as Operations Manager, Branch Manager and then Corporate Sales Manager. In 2007, Limbaugh accepted the position of Vice President General Manager of the Birmingham, Alabama, Division. He returned to Chicago in 2009 to assume the role of Vice President General Manager of the Chicago Division. In 2013, Limbaugh was asked to return to Motion’s Birmingham headquarters as Vice President of Operations, Distribution, and Properties.

Motion Industries is an industrial parts distributor of bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and industrial automation, hydraulic and industrial hose, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial products, safety products, and material handling.