BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Motion Industries Inc. has acquired Miller Bearings Inc., headquartered in Orlando, Florida, according to a press release.

Miller Bearings is an independent distributor of bearings, power transmission products, fluid power, electrical automation components, and safety and industrial supplies, noted the release. The company has 17 locations in Florida.

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“The addition of Miller Bearings better positions Motion Industries for continued growth in the Southeast,” said Tim Breen, President and CEO of Motion Industries, in the release. “We want to welcome all of the Miller Bearings employees to the Motion family and we look forward to the contributions they will make to our company in the years ahead.”

Motion Industries is a subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, stated the release. It has more than 550 operations including 15 distribution centers in North America.