AMETEK Consolidates Motors, Blowers and Motion Control Businesses into Advanced Motion Solutions Division

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

KENT, OH – AMETEK, Inc. has consolidated its industry-leading motors, blowers, fans, pumps and motion control businesses into a new Advanced Motion Solutions (AMS) division that combines its former Floorcare and Specialty Motors and Precision Motion Control divisions. Headquartered in Kent, OH, the new division leverages the manufacturing, engineering, sales and marketing resources of four existing AMETEK business units: Dunkermotoren, Dynamic Fluid Solutions, Floorcare and Specialty Motors, and Motion Control Solutions in a single global business platform.
“The new AMS division allows us to better serve our expanding customer base worldwide and to provide them with a growing range of innovative products and motion control solutions,” comments Matt French, AMETEK Senior Vice President, Advanced Motion Solutions. “By consolidating those businesses into a single division, we can harness our extensive product and market presence and take full advantage of our global reach, which includes operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia.”
As part of the consolidation, AMETEK’s North American floor care and specialty motors businesses, which includes its industry-leading Lamb Electric vacuum motors and blowers and Prestolite drive motors, have been combined with AMETEK Dynamic Fluid Solutions (DFS), whose brands include Windjammer® brushless blowers and Nautilair ® combustion blowers; ROTRON® transportation, pumps, motors, fans and regenerative blowers; and DurA-Tek Prime pumps.
Similarly, AMETEK’s European and Brazilian floor care and specialty motors businesses have been combined into a new M.A.E. (Motori Apparecchiature Elettriche) business unit based in Milan.

Dunkermotoren, GmbH, which manufactures a wide range of industrial motion control solutions for the factory automation, office machine, medical device and laboratory equipment markets, remains a stand-alone business unit based in Bonndorf, Germany.

The other business within AMS is Haydon Kerk / Pittman Motors, which brings together two leaders in precision motion control and specialty motor solutions. Haydon Kerk is a leader in precision linear motion products and customized linear motion solutions. Pittman Motors offers an extensive range of brush and brushless motors in various technologies, power ratings and options for a broad range of motion control applications.

For more information, contact AMETEK Advanced Motion Solutions (AMS) at 100 East Erie Street, Kent, OH 44240. Phone: 330-673-3452. Fax: 330-677-3306. AMETEK AMS is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices.