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 in the Southeast, giving their customers access to a broader array of products and capabilities. Key lines for Sterling are CalAmp, Moxa (also sold by BRAAS), Toshiba and Kobold.
Their staff and office in Salem is being retained, while the Sterling ES name is being transitioned to BRAAS.