OTC Industrial Technologies Acquires American Industrial Corporation (AIC). Acquisition of leading provider of Liquid and Powder Finishing Equipment, Dispense Application Products, and Filtration products furthers OTC’s expansion into Mid-West.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — March 30, 2022OTC Industrial Technologies, an industrial equipment service provider and distributor headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, today announced the acquisition of American Industrial Corporation (AIC), a leading provider of Liquid and Powder Finishing Equipment, Dispense Application Products, and Filtration Products throughout the Mid-West.

Headquartered in Greenwood, IN (in the greater Indianapolis area), AIC has one sales and field service location serving Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin and has approximately 50 employees.

“For its over 50 year history, American Industrial Corporation (AIC) has served its finishing and powder coating customers with leading application knowhow, equipment systems design, fabrication and installation support,” said Bob Wilson, President – Finishing, Dispensing and Filtration for OTC. “This acquisition is a key part of our strategy to expand our technical sales and service capabilities. We are excited to have AIC team join our family of OTC companies."

"Becoming a part of OTC will provide more opportunities for growth in the industry for our customers, as well as our employees," said David Jacks, AIC President. "We believe that joining the OTC family will enhance our distributed product and engineered system opportunities, further cultivating those relationships."


With this acquisition, OTC Industrial Technologies now has over 60 locations throughout the United States, along with nearly 40 service shops. The addition of AIC associates expands OTC’s workforce to over 1600 employees.


To learn more about American Industrial Corporation (AIC) visit the company website https://www.teamaic.com/.


About OTC Industrial Technologies
Established in 1963, OTC Industrial Technologies (OTC), https://otcindustrial.com, is one of the largest industrial distributors and service providers in the United States. OTC provides expert solutions for industrial motion control, factory automation, fluid power, pumping systems, spray finishing, power transmission, and compressed air systems. OTC operates a broad geographical footprint and delivers value to customers through its primary operating brands and divisions including OTP Industrial Solutions, AAP Automation, Air Technologies, Advanced Industrial Products, Buckeye Pumps, C&C Industrial Sales, Compressed Air Systems, Contrast Equipment, Crimson Electric, Critical Rental Solutions, Diversified Pump, Filter and Coating Technology, Furey Filter and Pump, IDG Compressor, Industrial Process Equipment Group, Keller Electrical, Laron, Midway Industrial Supply, Ohlheiser, PK Controls, Pumps, Parts & Service (PP&S), PumpTek, PSI Engineering, Tape Industrial Sales, TP Pump, and Tri-Power MPT.


About American Industrial Corporation
Since 1969, AIC’s application specialists have worked to help customers find the best solutions to all their application needs, including liquid or powder coatings, sealants, adhesives or potting materials. The AIC team includes a core group of highly trained specialists, all committed to supporting our customer’s operations from initial purchase through installation, start-up and after-sale support.

In addition to being a full service distributor, AIC offers engineering services project management, technical supports, and service parts to their customers.

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