Motion Industries acquires Sterling ES

On April 1, 2018, Motion Industries purchased Sterling ES of Salem, VA to bolster BRAAS presence in the Southeast, and to increase their presence in the Industrial Networking space.  Sterling focuses on Networking/Communications products for Industrial and Infrastructure applications, and Instrumentation for various process applications.  The Sterling team is now integrated with the BRAAS presence […]

Motion Industries acquires Numatic Engineering

Braas Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of Numatic Engineering Inc, based in Southern California. This acquisition is part of our strategy to build out a broader automation business for Motion Industries. Numatic Engineering was founded in 1955 by Tom Leach and have over 60 years of experience selling and supporting automation components. Their vast product […]

Great day for a cookout

Great day for a cookout…Some of the BRAAS team in Eden Prairie MN hosted our friends at Rudolph Technologies for a customer appreciation lunch.  Thanks to all at Rudolph for joining us!  Pictured: Michael Schwichtenberg, Joe Schwartz, Steve Sandberg, Jim Hennen, Josh Krausse.  Josh and Jim on grill master duty

30 years of service with BRAAS Company !

Congratulations Cyndi Rutzinski !! She has been pitching in to work, week in, week out, interrupted only by a succession of maternity leaves — all of which are now in the distant past. Cyndi has been a role model for all. Be it working hours, leisurely hangouts or lunch outing …. she is up for […]

New Light weight ServoWeld Actuators from Tolomatic

Cost-effective actuator design provides the lowest lifetime cost and highest quality welds; broad product family offers many choices to optimize weight and performance. New ServoWeld® actuators from Tolomatic are redesigned for higher performance and are lighter weight compared to other screw technologies. Featuring roller screws designed and manufactured by Tolomatic, the ServoWeld actuators are made […]

Parker Hannifin Celebrates 100 Years

Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding on March 13, 1917 and has launched a centennial website at “This year we honor the past and the great achievements that have come before us, and celebrate the people, culture and values that […]

Braas Company awarded Top Distributor of the year-2016

Braas Company was awarded 2016 Top Distributor of the Year for demonstrated excellence in sales performance by Tolomatic, Inc. a leading provider of Excellence in Motion for over 60 years. Top Distributor of the Year recognizes and honors partners for exceptional revenue production over the course of the year. While many distributors competed for the award, […]

Braas Company partners with WIKA Instrument Corporation

  WIKA is a leader in Industrial measurement technology. With almost 70 years of experience, WIKA Instrument, LP is the leading global manufacturer of pressure and temperature measurement instrumentation, producing more than 43 million pressure gauges, diaphragm seals, pressure transmitters, thermometers and other instruments annually. WIKA’s extensive product line, including mechanical and electronic instruments, provides […]

Motion Industries acquires BRAAS Company

To all our customers and suppliers, We are excited to announce that effective 10/3/2016, BRAAS Company has been acquired by Motion Industries (MI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC).  We are proud to join the MI family of companies, and are eager to leverage the MI resources in order to support […]

ViDi Systems awarded Top10 Machine Vision Solution providers – 2016

ViDi Systems SA, a leading Swiss software firm, earns recognition among the Top 10 Machine Vision Solution Providers for Manufacturing Industry 2016 by Manufacturing Tech Insights. ViDi System specializes in Industrial Image Analysis, Machine Vision, Quality Control, Final Inspection, Features & Defects Classification, Automated Aesthetic Inspection, Deep Learning, and Industrial Machine Learning Software. Its major […]