“From our very first introduction, through the acquisition and ownership process, members of the Frontenac team have shown nothing but professionalism, integrity, and a genuine desire to help. The result has been faster growth and opportunities for our associates and higher returns for our shareholders than we would have otherwise accomplished.”

Phil Derrow

Ohio Transmission Corporation

CEO1ST Partner

Phil Derrow has been with OTC for 25+ years, taking over as CEO from his father in 1998. Under his leadership OTC has become one of the largest, most successful and professionally managed independent distributors and service centers of industrial equipment and systems for fluid power, pumping equipment, power transmission, motion control and electrical distribution needs


Company Overview

Ohio Transmission Corp (OTC) is a leading distributor of motion control and related products and services serving a wide range of end-markets from 20 branch locations.


One South Wacker
Suite 2980
Chicago, IL 60606
Tel: 312.368.0044

We invest in high quality companies, primarily in the food, industrial and services industries. We work with business owners, almost always families, founders or entrepreneurs, as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement and growth planning.

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