Innovative Industrial Motion was founded by Rush “Cotton” Clifford in 1961 in Memphis, TN. The company was originally involved in representing manufacturers in the power transmission and rubber products business. IIM was one of the founding member companies of the PTRA in 1972. In 1989, Bob Jones, General Manger and Wayne Collinsworth, Vice President of Operations, purchased IIM. In August of 2010, Steve Martin, President, purchased Bob Jones’ share of the business. In 2015, he purchased Wayne Collinsworth’s shares.
Innovative Industrial Motion has a long history of success in the power transmission and motion control industries. The company is currently executing a long term growth strategy and reinvesting in the company for the future. IIM is committed to increasing market share for the manufactures we represent, expanding the markets that we serve and the products that we offer.