Power Lines, Inc. was formed in October 1991, by Ray Estep as a manufacturers representative agency for general industrial products.  Before starting the company, Ray Estep worked for Motion Industries in various sales and management postions, including Fluid Power Specialist, Branch Manager, Regional Manager, and Corporate Fluid Power Product Manager.  Prior to his career with Motion, he was a District Manager for the American Standard General Sales Force, which included their Wabco Fluid Power, Heat Transfer, and Industrial Drives Divisions.