COLOMB, OH – Ohio Transmission Corporation (OTC), an industrial equipment distributor and service provider headquartered in Columbus, OH, on December 14 announced the acquisition of Critical Rental Solutions, an oil-free air and temperature rental equipment supplier in the United States. -United. Critical Rental Solutions will operate under the Air Supply group of OTC.
Based in Houston, Texas, over the past 37 years, Critical Rental Solutions has grown to two field sales and service locations in Texas and employs approximately 42 people.
Adam Gibbs, President of OTC Air Supply Group, said, “Having CRS join our strong family of compressor brands and products will allow OTC to offer the best compressed air solutions to a wide range of customers. end markets across North America. ”
“CRS will complement our service and product offerings with their industry knowledge and their unique and extensive fleet of rental oil-less compressors, dryers and temperature control units,” continued Adam.
“Whether customers are looking for after-sales support, new equipment, short-term rental solutions, or our DirectAIR utility air solution; OTC will now be a one-stop-shop with the help of CRS. ”
Mark Shedd, President of CRS, said: “We are all extremely excited to join the OTC family. When one begins the process of transitioning a business that they and their team have invested countless hours and efforts to build, it is a very personal experience. ”
Mark continued, “It is important that the new partner shares a common vision for its employees and customers. Given these criteria, we could not have chosen a better organization than OTC. Our market leadership capabilities and customer service will only improve and I see nothing but positive for everyone involved. ”
With this acquisition, the Ohio Transmission Corporation now has 57 locations across the United States, as well as more than 36 service shops. The addition of Critical Rental Solutions associates brings the Ohio Transmission Corporation workforce to nearly 1,500 employees.
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Founded in 1963, Ohio Transmission Corporation (OTC) is one of the largest industrial distributors and service providers in the United States. OTC provides expert solutions for industrial motion control, factory automation, hydraulic power, pumping systems, spray finishing, power transmission and compressed air systems. OTC operates a large geographic footprint and delivers value to customers through its core brands and operating divisions, including OTP Industrial Solutions, Air Technologies, Advanced Industrial Products, Buckeye Pumps, C&C Industrial Sales, Compressed Air Systems, Contrast Equipment, Crimson Electric, Filter and Coating Technology, Furey Filter and Pump, IDG Compressor, Industrial Process Equipment Group, JCI Industries, Keller Electrical, Laron, Midway Industrial Supply, Ohlheiser, PK Controls, Pumps, Parts & Service (PP&S), PumpTek, PSI Engineering, Tape Industrial Sales, and Tri-Power MPT.
OTC activity focuses on four key segments: Pump Motor Technologies, Air Supply Group, Filtration, Distribution & Finishing and Industrial Product Group.
Originally founded in 1984 as Industrial Compressor Services (ICS), the Critical Rental Solutions team provides temporary oil-free compressed air, services and expertise to manufacturing and industrial markets across North America. North. Along the way, they have acquired several businesses with additional fleet and expertise. More recently, they have expanded their rental equipment offerings with the acquisition of Surplus Group to provide the best temperature control solutions.