Member News: Motion Industries Acquires Colmar Belting Company

NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s update comes from Motion Industries Inc.

Motion Industries logoMotion Industries Inc. acquired Colmar Belting Company earlier this month. Colmar Belting is a distributor in the Northeast with a focus on power transmission and belting sales and service. Tony Cefalu, Motion’s Senior Vice President of Shops and Services, said: “Growth is the key driver behind this transaction, and the complement of Colmar’s belting and power transmission expertise places us in an even stronger competitive position.” Read the full release here.

Is your company making news? Let us know! Send your press releases regarding acquisitions, key personnel changes, moves, and expansions to Katrina Schwarz at kschwarz@nfpa.com.

Recent Posts

Episode 77: Electrification of Hydraulic Wheel Loaders Maintains Relevance of Fluid Power

This episode features Marty Christianson, the Market Manager for E-Mobility and AE Cooling Systems at HYDAC, and we invited him into our forum to learn more about E-Mobility and the electrification of off-highway hydraulic equipment.  Listen to Podcast Here This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry…

Read More

NFPA Seeking Volunteers for Electrification in Fluid Power Task Force

Deadline to Respond is August 18, 2022 Electrification is a buzzword throughout most industries now and is a common topic being discussed at conferences, events, and board rooms. While many businesses and industries have already embraced electrification, others are still working to understand the impacts, opportunities, and decision points to make. To add further confusion,…

Read More

In Memoriam: Tom Wanke

The National Fluid Power Association is saddened to share the news that Tom Wanke, CFPE, director of the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium and Industry Relations at Milwaukee School of Engineering, passed away June 21, 2022. “Tom’s impact on the fluid power industry will be felt for generations,” said Eric Lanke, president and CEO of the…

Read More