Ohio Transmission Acquires Critical Rental Solutions

The Columbus-based industrial equipment service provider and distributor acquired the provider of oil-free air and temperature control rental equipment.
On July 11, Woods Cross, Utah-based packaging supplies provider Flexpak LLC announced the acquisition of ACE Packaging, a distributor and supplier of packaging products headquartered in Phoenix.

Ohio Transmission Corporation, a Columbus-based industrial equipment service provider and distributor, acquired Critical Rental Solutions, a national provider of oil-free air and temperature control rental equipment.

Critical Rental Solutions will operate under OTC’s Air Supply Group. The company has two sales and field service locations in Texas and has approximately 42 employees.

Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.

“Having CRS join our robust family of compressor brands and products, will allow OTC to offer best-in-class compressed air solutions to a wide range of end markets throughout North America,” said Adam Gibbs, OTC president of Air Supply Group. “CRS will compliment our service and product offerings with their industry knowledge and unique and expansive fleet of oil-free rental compressors, dryers and temperature control units.”

OTC now has 57 locations in the U.S., along with over 36 service shops. The addition of Critical Rental Solutions associates expands Ohio Transmission Corporation’s workforce to nearly 1500 employees.

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