Hamilton, OH, March 13, 2017 — OPW, a Dover Company (NYSE: DOV), announced today that it has named Kevin Long as the company’s new president.
Kevin Long joined Dover in 2014 as the president of Colder Products Company (“CPC”). “While at CPC, Kevin led efforts to accelerate new product development, drive continuous improvement and develop talent within the organization,” said Dover Fluids President and CEO Bill Spurgeon. “As Kevin takes over the reins at OPW, we look forward to him continuing the company’s legacy of innovation and quality.”
“I’m excited to be joining OPW the same year that it celebrates its 125th anniversary,” Long said. “To be in business for more than a century is truly a testament to the innovation, quality and customer focus the OPW team strives to deliver. I’m honored to be joining the team.”
Prior to joining Dover, Long was Vice President, Customer Care at KaVo-Kerr, a division of Danaher. He also held various product management, operations and general management roles while at Danaher. Long started his career at International Paper in its Leadership Development Program. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering, and received his MBA from MIT.
Long replaces David Crouse who was named president for Dover Fluids’ new Dover Fueling Solutions organization last December.
For 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapor recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV”. To learn more about OPW’s 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at www.opwglobal.com.