About Us

Our Goal: Helping our customers succeed. Built on the principles of strong work ethics and superior customer service, AIP is confident that we will meet or exceed your expectations.

Founded in 1982 by Charles Kantner, American Industrial Partners was originally known as Riverside Storage, offering basic warehousing for dry food ingredients. Today AIP employs a staff to service over 540,000 square feet of storage space, transportation fleet, and a rail terminal that serves customers worldwide.

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to create business and commerce opportunities for a manufacturer or distributor in the production, marketing, importation, exportation, warehousing, and distribution of their goods in the American marketplace.

AIP Logistics’ company and employee pledge to its customers is to provide the highest economically feasible level of service available in the area. Our success can only be measured by the success of our customers – And we strive for success!

“AIP aims to provide a full service/package solution of receiving, storaging and handling a customer’s product – on time or just in time – with respect to everyone by outworking the competition and innovating every day.”

Charles Kantner

Charles Kantner


Our Campus

AIP is a 60-acre campus located at the intersection of I-75 and US-33 and with direct access to the CSX Railroad.

Whatever your storage needs may be, we have the facility to meet your needs: Refrigerated, Rail Transload, High Bay & High Turns, Low Bay & Low Turns, Bulk Liquid, & outside storage. You name it, we’ve got it!

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711 Gibbs Ave

Corporate Office

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300 Industrial Drive

126,500 Sq Ft

AIB Certified Food Grade

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400 Gessel St.

210,000 Sq Ft

Inside Rail Served

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501 Krein Ave.

95,000 Sq Ft

Rail Served

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500 Krein Ave.

105,000 Sq Ft

Community Involvement

AIP has provided support to the local community since the company was founded. We proudly support local fundraising efforts, the community foundation, and government service agencies.

Direct Rail Access

We are located directly on the CSX Railroad – Which is the most efficient way to move bulk product long distances to or from our campus. Our location along with indoor rail access and 70 spots of rail transloading and storage make AIP your go to partner in rail services.

Learn More About Our Rail Yard

Partnerships & Affiliations

Our involvement in the below associations double as your resources to solve your distribution needs.

American Industrial Partners believes that membership in professional associations enhances our goal of continual improvements. Sharing knowledge in the areas of new technologies, equipment and better business practices helps our business grow. Each association or affiliation adds to the level of service that AIP customers receive.  
  • International Warehouse and Logistics Association (IWLA)
  • Transload Distribution Association of North America (TDANA)
  • Ohio Trucking Association (OTA)
  • Metal Control Association (MCA)
  • Wapakoneta Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Council