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- Published: January 2012
Summary: Park-Ohio Industries Inc.
- Published: March 2006
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The ratings on Park-Ohio Industries Inc., a diversified operator of logistics and manufacturing businesses, reflect the company's very aggressive leverage and the cyclical, competitive nature of its end markets. These factors are partially offset by the company's significant position in diverse specialty markets. The company's leverage is expected to remain high because its free cash flow generation is constrained by its need for working capital to support the business during economic expansion. As of Dec. 31, 2005, Lima, Ohio-based Park-Ohio had about $350 million of balance-sheet debt. Park-Ohio, a wholly owned subsidiary of unrated Park-Ohio Holdings Corp., operates businesses serving a variety of markets, including transportation, semiconductors, industrial equipment, agricultural equipment, construction equipment, and aerospace. The logistics segment (57% of...
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