Posted December 17, 2021

OTC buys AAP Automation

Ohio Transmission Corporation continued its flurry of acquisition activity this week with news that the company acquired AAP Automation.

Ohio Transmission CorporationThe provider of machine automation and control solutions throughout the North and South West will operate under OTC’s Industrial Products Group segment.

Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, AAP Automation has three sales offices and two field service locations throughout Arizona, Colorado, and Utah and has 55 employees. AAP’s footprint also reaches into Idaho, Wyoming, and New Mexico.

“Over its 40 year history, AAP has grown to the leading full-line Motional Control and Automation Distributor in the Mountain West,” said Glenn Ritzi, president – Industrial Products Group for OTC. “This acquisition is an important part of expanding our geographical footprint and capabilities. We are excited to have AAP as part of our family of OTC companies.”

“OTC will bring resources to AAP Automation, allowing us to realize our wish of increasing the level of commitment to customers,” said Alex Runge, AAP’s VP of sales and marketing stated. “It will also allow us to bring new opportunities and career paths to our associates that a company like AAP Automation simply couldn’t do.”

“We are excited to take AAP Automation to the next level. OTC will bring the acumen, resources, and energy that will be needed to propel us forward in a market which continues to be more competitive. Ultimately it is about bringing a better level of service and expertise to our customers,” Alex continued.