AES, Inc. expands to Georgia by acquiring Wolters Motors & Drives
AES, Inc. expands to Georgia by acquiring Wolters Motors & Drives.
A strategic acquisition to expand AES, Inc. ’s services and geographic presence throughout the Southeast.
Mount Airy, NC, Mag 15, 2023. AES, Inc., an industrial equipment solutions provider, has acquired an industrial electronic and mechanical equipment distributor, Wolters Motors & Drives, Inc.
Founded in 1992, AES, Inc. is a family-owned and operated company, headquartered in Mount Airy, NC. Our talented team of 120+ employees provide industrial electronic, hydraulic, and mechanical equipment repair, sales of new and used equipment, as well as electronic contract manufacturing services to a global customer base.
The acquisition of Wolters Motors & Drives aligns well with our business model and our current growth strategy. This acquisition will allow AES, Inc. not only to have a physical presence for our customers in GA, and neighboring areas, but to also strengthen our distribution services. Current clients of Wolters will enjoy the benefits of our expanded and talented workforce, diverse service offerings, web-based customer portal, 2-gear warranty, and free regional pick-up and delivery, to name a few. The acquisition will increase the products we can offer to customers of AES, Inc. while increasing our customer base predominately throughout Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Since 1968, Wolters Motors & Drives has been a distributor of high-quality industrial equipment. Wolters is a family-owned and operated company, headquartered in Duluth, GA, 30 miles Northeast of Atlanta, GA with 7 team members. Scott and Christine Blake, the owners, and their team are authorized distributors of a variety of industrial equipment brands, including Baldor, WEG, TechTop, Leeson, Lenze, Bodine, Brook Crompton and Century to name a few. Walters has a strong presence throughout GA, SC, NC, TN, & KY with customers throughout other parts of the U.S. as well. Scott and Christine have built an incredible business on the foundation of providing high-quality products and a customer-centric focus. We, at AES, plan to continue that same level of customer service and provide high-quality products that customers of Wolters have grown to know and love.
Moving forward, Scott and Christine will help to transition ownership of Wolters Motors & Drives to the AES team. We will maintain the existing facility in Duluth, GA and welcome the Wolters team to AES. We plan to add new positions to the Duluth, GA location including Drivers to pick-up and deliver for AES and Wolters customers, a Branch Manager, and Electronic Repair Technicians.
This is an exciting time for both Wolters Motors & Drives and AES. As one unified team, we become an even stronger service provider within our industry