Posted February 21, 2018

Ohio Transmission acquires Compressed Air Systems

Ohio Transmission Corp. has acquired Compressed Air Systems LLC based in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Compressed Air Systems' owners, Gerry Lasseigne, Sr., and his wife, Marianne Lasseigne, will oversee the transition, with the company retaining its name as part of Ohio Transmission Corp.'s Air Technologies division.

Compressed Air Systems provides compressed air products and services to businesses in Louisiana, including offshore drilling, marine companies, chemical plants, refineries and industrial businesses. It is a Quincy Compressor Master Distributor and has locations in Baton Rouge and New Orleans as well.

"Louisiana is a vibrant industrial market and provides a great opportunity to expand Ohio Transmission Corporation’s geographic reach in the compressed air business,” Phil Derrow, president and CEO of Ohio Transmission Corp.

“Our customers rely on us as a supplier-partner with the resources to help them improve their processes and solve problems. Compressed Air Systems’ mission – to always offer its customers the best products on the market and the best service in the industry – falls right in line with our way of serving customers.”

Ohio Transmission Corp. now has 34 locations and 900 employees in the South, Midwest and Northeast, as well as 14 service shops.