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We're Moving Up in ID's Big50!

PP&S' parent company OTC Industrial has risen 3 spots in Industrial Distribution’s Big50 list of leading North American industrial distributors! Representing 2019 accomplishments, key stats for OTC include:

• Moving from #26 to #23 – a 6% increase from 2018 to 2019
• Total sales rose from $460M in 2018 to $610M in 2019
• Employees rose from 950 in 2018 to 1300 in 2019

Watch ID’s coverage of OTC in the video below at minute 4:00:

IDBig50-2020-thumbnailOhio Transmission Corporation now has 50 locations throughout the Southwest, South, Southeast, Midwest and Northeast regions, along with 25 service shops. The 2020 addition of Laron Associates and Keller Electric expands OTC’s existing workforce to more than 1,300 employees. More importantly, OTC's growth brings customers expanded equipment options, technical capabilities and resources – all from one family of companies, and accessible through your current PP&S Key Account Manager.

Download a PDF of the entire list by clicking the image and be sure to give PP&S a call to see how we can simplify your job as a single source for your equipment and engineering needs.

Resourced 10/5/20 from



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industry news from around the net

We thought we'd share just a few of the articles we’ve been reading from trusted sources around the web. We welcome your input too – just email us links to news you've found particularly interesting or helpful, or even news about your company and we'll post your findings here:

Industry 4.0: The Future of Productivity and Growth in Manufacturing Industries,
bcg.perspectives, Boston Consulting Group

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling: the Key to Reliability Excellence,
Rx Today, Al Emeneker of Life Cycle Engineering

Spare Parts Inventory: An Exercise In Risk Management, Part 1, and Part 2,
Industrial Maintenance and Plant Operation (IMPO)

Recognize Human Equity,
Industrial Distribution

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