Posted January 5, 2022

Motion completes acquisition of Kaman Distribution Group

Motion Industries completed the purchase of Kaman Distribution Group for approximately $1.3 billion in cash, effective Jan. 3, 2022.

MotionThe strategic addition of KDG to Motion will significantly boost Motion’s concentration in core industrial products and services as well as in the growing technical/automation arenas, including precision engineering.

KDG provides electro-mechanical products, bearings, power transmission, motion control and electrical and fluid power components to MRO and OEM customers. Headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut, KDG’s 1,700 employees serve more than 50,000 customers.

“It’s a very exciting time; this transformative move will be highly beneficial to everyone involved, especially for customers of our combined entities,” said Randy Breaux, Motion president. “Our customer service will be the best it’s ever been with deepened and expanded capabilities. In addition, KDG shares many of our same cultural beliefs, principles and ambitions, including our commitment to providing superior service and value to our customers. We look forward to welcoming the highly talented KDG associates to the Motion team.”