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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, announced that effective immediately they will operate under the brand name of “Motion.” The move to rebrand is intended to solidify the company’s structure and advance its position in the marketplace. The timing coincides with Motion’s 75th anniversary.

SWEDEN - Alfa Laval – a participant in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has acquired a 20 percent stake in AMI Global, specialized in end-to-end industrial Internet of Things’ (IoT) solutions for rotating equipment, to further strengthen Alfa Laval’s position in connected services, such as condition monitoring. The signing and closing date was December 31, 2020.

SWITZERLAND - Sulzer AG has signed a binding agreement to acquire Nordic Water for a purchase price of SEK 1.2bn (CHF 128m). Nordic Water is a provider of screening, sedimentation and filtration solutions for municipal and industrial water & wastewater applications. The acquisition adds to Sulzer’s wastewater treatment offering by complementing its equipment portfolio and provides further access to the fast-growing clean water market.