Doing business as Ohio Transmission Corporation, OTP has been busy over the last
2 years. It acquired the Somerset, NJ branch of Argo International in January 2017;
added Tri-Power (Akron, OH) in April 2017 and then PK Controls (Plain City, OH) last
November. OTP moves up six places from last year’s Big 50.
Former company COO John Mark took over as president and CEO at the start
of 2018, succeeding Bill Scheller. Along with expanding its online presence,
BlackHawk has recently realigned its hub and spoke distribution network, grown
its manufacturing capabilities in Chicago and expanded its fasteners and packaging
26. OTP Industrial Solutions
2017 Sales: $405 million
CEO/President: Phillip Derrow
Headquarters: Columbus, OH
27. BlackHawk Industrial
2017 Sales: N/A
CEO/President: John Mark
Headquarters: Broken Arrow, OK
EWIE’s 2017 sales grew 13 percent, and it bumps up two spots from a year ago.
EWIE is a global commodity management supplier of cutting tools, abrasives, special
tools, MRO and chemical management services. The company attributes growth to
its custom design solutions.
25. EWIE Group
2017 Sales: $475 million
CEO/President: Manoj Sachdeva
Headquarters: Ann Arbor, MI
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