Midwest Fluid Power Acquired by OTP Industrial Solutions

OTP Industrial Solutions has purchased the assets of Midwest Fluid Power LLC to expand its pneumatic and automation capabilities in Toledo Ohio and southeast Michigan

Online PR News – 23-January-2010 – – TOLEDO, OHIO – OTP Industrial Solutions has acquired the assets and hired the associates of Midwest Fluid Power LLC, the leading fluid power distributor around Toledo Ohio since 1956.

Midwest Fluid Power and OTP have both been Technical Distributors of SMC Pneumatics for many years. The addition of OTP’s broad range of industrial products will benefit Midwest Fluid Power customers and associates by greatly increasing the scope of applications, support and solutions available to customers.

“Investment is one of our core values,” stated Jack Grote, Chief Operating Officer. “We invest regularly to consistently increase our capabilities and improve our services for our customers with our partner vendors.”

In conjunction with this acquisition, 80 20 Inc has authorized OTP in all territories that Midwest Fluid Power traditionally served. The 80 20 Inc T-slot aluminum extrusion solutions naturally complement OTP’s automation products, including SMC Pneumatics and Omron Industrial Automation.

SMC Pneumatics is the world’s largest manufacturer of pneumatic automation products, including the broadest selection of cylinder, actuator, solenoid valve, FRL, and vacuum solutions. Omron provides a complete line of industrial automation products, including PLC, HMI, AC drive, servo drive, servo motor, sensor, vision sensing, power supply, pushbutton and indicator products. 80 20 Inc offers T-slot aluminum extrusion products for mounting, guarding and motion applications.

OTP fully supports its products through its technical associates and on-line industrial product technical support. The “Ask the OTP Experts” feature enables the user to easily find technical information about fluid power products, and to quickly obtain specific answers to their automation and control questions. “Ask the OTP Experts” enables maintenance, purchasing and engineering associates to easily connect with local technical OTP experts in fluid power, pumps, mechanical power transmission, bearings, electrical and automation products.

About OTP Toledo:
OTP Toledo operates as OTP’s T-slot aluminum extrusion design and assembly facility, with experienced CAD operators providing design assistance, expert fabrication and assembly. OTP Toledo sales associates work closely with the industry’s premier manufacturers, including Leeson motors, Browning speed reducers, NSK Linear Motion, KB Electronics drives, Red Lion industrial displays, Omron Industrial Automation, SMC Pneumatics, Morse roller chain, McGill cam followers, Flowserve pumps, Graco pumps, Tolomatic actuators, and Rexnord power transmission.

OTP operates additional locations with local inventory and technical support to serve industrial customers in Columbus OH, Cleveland OH, Dayton OH, Cincinnati OH, Indianapolis IN, Evansville IN, Louisville KY, Charleston WV, Wheeling WV, South Bend IN, Fort Wayne IN, Toledo OH, Detroit MI, Akron OH, Youngstown OH, San Antonio TX, Decatur IL and Peoria IL.

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