Acquisition to strengthen CBT’s position in the automation and MRO services in west central, Ohio SIDNEY, OHIO – April 1, 2016 –CBT Co. (formerly Cincinnati Belting & Transmission) announced that it has acquired FDL Automation & Supply Company, a locally owned electrical distributor based in Sidney, Ohio. FDL provides electrical products and solutions to the contractor, original equipment manufacturer, and the industrial market. This acquisition will expand CBT’s Rockwell Automation/ Allen Bradley distributor territory to include all of the counties surrounding Sidney, Ohio, including Shelby, Clark, Auglaize, Logan, Champaign and Hardin. CBT and FDL have a similar offering in automation and electrical supplies, and CBT will add their additional power transmission, belting, and pneumatic products and services to the Sidney location with the acquisition.
A Columbia Township business district could have the best hardware store, grocery and nail salon in the world, but if people can’t find them it’s all for naught. So township officials are inviting businesses in the Ridge Road and Highland Avenue area to help implement a wayfinding system to steer people to the businesses. “We [...]