Ohio Transmission Corporation, an industrial equipment service provider and distributor headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, recently announced the acquisition of Ohlheiser Corporation, an industrial automation distributor based in Newington, Conn., with sales territories throughout all of New England and eastern New York. The acquisition will expand Ohio Transmission Corporation’s geographical reach, and the Newington location will join 22 other locations throughout the Midwest and South.
“Ohlheiser has a rich history and outstanding associates with excellent customer relationships,” said Phil Derrow, president and CEO of Ohio Transmission Corporation. “This new addition to the Ohio Transmission Corporation family will strengthen our ability to serve customers and provide opportunities for associates of both companies.”
With the acquisition, Ohio Transmission Corporation will also add all 40 of Ohlheiser’s associates to its existing workforce of more than 550 employees and will continue to provide products for industrial automation manufacturers, including SMC, Gast, Epson, Baumer, Panasonic and Turck. Ohlheiser’s product lines include pneumatics, vacuum, fluid power, robotics, motion control, sensing, safety, machine vision and ID, UV curing and aluminum extrusion, with which it has been supplying its customers for more than 50 years.