OPW Fluid Transfer Appoints Mark Tippie Vice President, Asia-Pacific & Latin America

By OPW | Oct 30, 2007

Mason, OH – OPW Fluid Transfer Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Tippie to the position of Vice President of Asia-Pacific & Latin America. In this role, Mr. Tippie will be responsible for the overall growth and development of OPW Fluid Transfer Group’s products within those regions.

“Mark has an excellent background with nearly 30 years of experience. He will certainly be an asset for the global growth of OPW Fluid Transfer Group,” said David Crouse, President of OPW Fluid Transfer Group. “Much of Mark’s experience has been with manufacturers of fluid transfer products, making him a perfect fit for our group. Additionally, over two thirds of his experience has been in the global marketplace.”

Mr. Tippie spent more than 10 years living in Singapore as a regional manager for companies serving the Oil & Gas market segment. As a result, he has extensive sales experience in the Asia-Pacific region selling industrial products through distribution. Mr. Tippie has also served as President of Enraf Inc., Houston, TX, providing him extensive experience in the U.S. and Latin American markets.

Mr. Tippie will report directly to Mr. Crouse in this position and will work out of the company’s new headquarters office in Mason, OH.

The OPW Fluid Transfer Group is part of Dover Corporation and a diversified worldwide manufacturer of industrial products, consisting of six business units, each with a specialized area of expertise:

For more information on OPW Fluid Transfer Group’s products, please go to www.opw-ftg.com. If you would like to contact Mark Tippie, please do so at mtippie@opwftg.com or (513) 696-1795.

OPW Fluid Transfer Group, organized in 1998 and part of Dover Corporation, is comprised of six market-leading operating companies — each dedicated to designing, manufacturing and distributing world class solutions that assist in the safe handling and transporting of hazardous bulk products. The Group is comprised of three market units: Chemical & Industrial Processing, Rail, and Cargo Tank, and six market-leading operating companies: OPW Engineered Systems, Midland Manufacturing, Civacon, Knappco and OPW Fluid Transfer Group – Europe. The company has manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, Brazil and India; it has sales offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Shanghai. For more information, please visit www.opwftg.com.