Flowserve Pumps and Seals

OTP Industrial Solutions has a been an authorized Flowserve distributor for almost five decades, originally partnering with Flowserve (Worthington Pump at the time) in 1963.  OTP capitalizes on this long history with factory trained associates to provide the best pump and mechanical seal for each application.

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OTP Expands Finishing Systems Design Capabilities

OTP Industrial Solutions has expanded its finishing and dispensing system design capabilities with the recent hiring of four additional finishing specialists in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

OTP has been a finishing system supplier for more than three decades, including paint and powder applications, precision flow and pressure control systems, paint booths, wash booths, ovens, piping systems, conveyor systems, sheet metal enclosures, design and automation.  “OTP designs, installs and supports a wide range of finishing and fluid dispense applications, especially paints, lubricants, and high viscosity sealants,” states Steve Milhoan, Finishing Specialist.

In concert with the additional engineering resources, OTP expanded its business relationship with the manufacturer of Kremlin, Sames, Johnstone and Rexson finishing products. Kremlin supplies pumps, spray guns and related equipment for the application of powder, paint, sealant and adhesives. Sames offers electrostatic spray guns and rotary atomizer equipment for the application of powder and liquid paint.  Johnstone Pump and Rexson Pump provide pumping, dispensing, and metering equipment for manual, automatic and robotic operation with high viscosity materials.

Product and application examples are posted on the OTP Industrial Solutions Facebook page – most recently pictures of a custom cross draft spray booth.

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Hiring inside salespeople in Texas and Kentucky

SAN ANTONIO TEXAS – OTP Industrial Solutions is adding a business professional at its San Antonio, Texas location.

“The ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for learning our business as well as our products,” states Frank Hicks, Toyota Account Manager. “We want someone to partner with in building and running the business, providing broad customer service, excellent sales support, and operational and systems accountability.”

OTP Industrial Solutions is an award winning Tier 1 supplier to Toyota Motor Manufacturing and many other industrial customers in the greater San Antonio area.

In addition to the new San Antonio position, OTP Industrial Solutions is hiring experienced technical sales associates at all locations, including a newly created position as technical inside sales associate in Louisville Kentucky.

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Vicki Kilbourne
Director of Human Resources
1900 Jetway Blvd
Columbus OH 43219
email: hiring@otpnet.com

Gusher Pump Eliminates Mechanical Seal Failures

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Dave Hancock
Louisville, Kentucky

An automotive components plant was having trouble with a horizontal base mounted pump in its machining process.  This pump was used to circulate 176 degree Fahrenheit quench oil through a filter and back to a collection tank.  The hot oil with suspended metal fines caused frequent mechanical seal failures which resulted in regular oil leakage.  After some time, the performance got so bad that the customer actually remounted the pump inside a basin to collect the ongoing oil leakage.

When the customer first contacted us, we considered replacing the pump with a Gusher vertical immersion pump, which we have often used successfully in similar applications.  However, there was not enough room inside the tank to mount the pump.

After reviewing the application further, we installed a Gusher 7550 EC series vertical pump .  We selected this pump because its enclosed column allows it to be mounted outside the tank and it was not fitted with a mechanical seal.  Its jacketed ball bearing housing is ideal for high temperature applications.  Although this pump initially cost three times more than the pump it replaced, it quickly provided maintenance cost savings by eliminating seal failures and the resulting mess of a leaking pump.

We installed the first Gusher pump over three years ago and it is still running with no problems.  The  customer has since purchased two more pumps for similar service in other areas of the plant and is now looking into making this pump a standard at their other manufacturings plants.

Gusher Pump proved again to be a good partner with just the right pump to solve any application.

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