Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Colmar Belting Company. The closing of the transaction occurred May 1, 2016. Colmar Belting Company is a regional distributor focused primarily on power transmission and belting sales and service based in South Boston, Massachusetts. Their offerings include material handling related products such as conveyor belting, idlers and pulleys, as well as a wide spectrum of custom belt services such as slitting, fastening, and vulcanizing. In business since 1933, Colmar serves the needs of numerous industries including aggregate, manufacturing, food processing, HVAC and recycling. Colmar Belting will continue operations under its existing management team in all locations.