Inside Logistics

MHS buys eMotion Controls

The two companies have often partnered on projects over the past 15 years


January 23, 2020
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MT. WASHINGTON, Kentucky – MHS has acquired eMotion Controls Co., a controls system integration and software company. The two companies have often partnered on projects over the past 15 years. eMotion will be part of MHS’s Lifecycle Performance Services (LPS).

Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, eMotion provides material handling systems integration, hardware design, software and robotic solutions. It serves multiple end-markets, including parcel sortation and fulfillment & distribution.

“It’s no secret that e-commerce is booming and hasn’t even begun to approach its peak,” said Scott McReynolds, MHS’s CEO. eMotion Controls is an outstanding addition to our LPS division.”

“MHS has been an invaluable partner to eMotion for the past 15 years, and it gives us a great deal of comfort to work with a leadership team that shares our integrity and core values,” said eMotion president and founder Cory Deeds. “We’re thrilled to be joining the MHS team.”

Financial terms for the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1999, MHS Global provides material handling systems for distribution and fulfillment operations. The company has a global installed base of over US$5 billion for small to large distribution and fulfillment projects in a variety of industries, including e-commerce, parcel, third party logistics and outside integrators.