OTP’s DirectAIR® Utility Service is the Most Affordable and Efficient Compressed Air Solution

If your facility uses compressed air, and you are looking for a reliable solution that does not require a sizable capital expenditure, OTP’s DirectAIR® utility service is the answer.

Here’s how it works: OTP installs a complete, state-of-the-art compressed air solution at your site. For the life of the contract, we supply your plant a steady stream of high-quality compressed air, guaranteed. We equip our DirectAIR® facilities with the most energy efficient equipment and controls available today to provide significant energy savings over your current system. Typical energy savings range between 25-50%.

OTP’s DirectAIR® solution solves numerous challenges many plants face with their compressed air systems. OTP’s DirectAIR® is 100% reliable and requires no capital equipment investment to get operational. The system replaces aging and inefficient equipment and eliminates costs for maintenance, repair and rental fees. If your current system is delivering poor quality air that is causing production downtime and/or high scrap costs, OTP’s DirectAIR® utility service is the ideal solution for your plant. OTP’s DirectAIR® service eliminates the time you and your production team spend on compressed air issues and lets everyone stay focused on what you do best — your product.

14 Benefits of DirectAIR® compressed air utility service

  1. Guaranteed supply of compressed air with no downtime
  2. Guaranteed air quality (clean, dry, compressed air)
  3. No lost production and no scrap
  4. No repair costs
  5. No purchasing parts
  6. No maintenance costs
  7. No capital outlay
  8. Monthly payments are an operating expense (tax benefits)
  9. Modern, energy-efficient equipment and controls significantly reduce electric bills
  10. Reallocation of manpower
  11. Allows your personnel to focus on plant production
  12. Free plant space for production, not air compressors
  13. No emergency rental costs
  14. DirectAIR® is a “fee for service” with flexible term lengths

Remote Online Monitoring

OTP’s DirectAIR® service provides the highest level of preventive maintenance and continuous equipment monitoring through our exclusive ManagAIR® system. Our dedicated hardware and software are in continuous contact with the DirectAIR® facility. This enables us to greatly improve the reliability of the system by having ManagAIR® inform us of problem areas before they become critical — a predictive maintenance approach that significantly improves reliability.

Stress-free Commitment

As a DirectAIR® customer, you only need to provide the necessary land and utility hook ups. Then OTP supplies, installs, operates, and maintains your new air compressor system. A monthly fee is charged based on your compressed air consumption, with billing similar to what you might get from your electrical power supplier.

Think of what your company can do with the capital dollars you won’t be spending on air compressors!

And, the time you previously spent troubleshooting and maintaining equipment, can now be put toward maximizing productivity!

Call OTP today for more information on installing DirectAIR® utility service at 800-837-6827.

Ohio Transmission Corp. Acquires JCI Industries

Acquisition of leading provider of commercial and industrial pumps, motors, controls, field service and remanufacturing furthers OTC’s expansion into Midwest.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — December 22, 2020 — Ohio Transmission Corporation (OTC), an industrial equipment service provider and distributor headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, today announced the acquisition of JCI Industries, a leading provider of pumps, motors, controls, field service and remanufacturing to commercial, industrial and environmental customers throughout the Midwest.

Headquartered in Lee’s Summit, Mo. (just outside Kansas City, Mo.), JCI Industries has seven sales and field service locations throughout Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Arkansas and has approximately 150 employees.

“JCI Industries has grown to become the leading provider of rotating equipment and process solutions for the industrial and municipal markets in the midwestern United States,” said David Scheer, CEO of Ohio Transmission Corporation. “This acquisition of JCI further expands our regional footprint into the Midwest and aligns with OTC’s growth strategy of providing current and future customers in the Midwest with a familiar and trusted solutions provider. Chip Toth will continue to lead JCI moving forward, and we are thrilled to have Chip and his talented management team join the OTC family.”

JCI Industries was founded in 1975 and has grown over the years to become an industry-leading engineered solutions provider for a wide range of industries, including water and wastewater, power, oil and gas, pipeline, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, chemical, food processing and other manufacturing industries.

“For all of JCI Industries’ team members and customers, OTC will bring additional resources that will allow us to continue our growth and increase opportunities for our team members to widen their skills and continue to offer outstanding solutions to our customers,” said Robert “Chip” Toth, President of JCI Industries. “Our sales and engineering teams are already leaders in our industry, and we look forward to even more growth now that we are part of the OTC family of companies.”

“This acquisition is an important part of expanding our geographical footprint, equipment and service capabilities,” said Rob Webb, Executive Vice President of Business Development for OTC. “JCI Industries shares our commitment to be the best service provider we can be and to provide our customers with a one-stop solution with high-quality products and services. We are excited to have Chip and the JCI team as part of our family of companies.”

With this acquisition, Ohio Transmission Corporation now has 53 locations throughout the United States, along with 35 service shops. The addition of JCI Industries associates expands Ohio Transmission Corporation’s workforce to about 1,400 employees.

To learn more about JCI Industries visit the company website https://jciind.com/.