Both services offered at Chicago-area headquarters and Houston facilities
Skokie, IL, June 12, 2014 – Midland Manufacturing, the global leader in railroad tank car safety valves and equipment, and a division of OPW, will now offer repair services of railcar valves in addition to its Valve Remanufacturing & Repair Program. Standard repair services of general and pressure railcar valves will consist of testing, cleaning, collecting of data, replacing soft goods (i.e., gaskets), assembling and final testing.
“Midland continues to add to its products and services offering with its valve repair service,” said Steve Herbst, product manager for pressure car products and remanufacturing services for Midland. “Midland is the leading manufacturer of the industry’s widest range of pressure and general purpose railcar valves. As such, we have the unique ability to provide cost effective repair and remanufacturing services when you need it!”
Most brands of valves can be repaired by Midland and should be considered a safe and cost-effective solution when comparing to completely overhauling or replacing railcar valves. Prior to augmenting its remanufacturing program, customers only had the option of completely overhauling pressure car and general-purpose car valves. Midland customers now have more choices while meeting increasing government regulations.
The remanufacturing of valves will continue to be a focus of Midland’s operations as repair services are not always sufficient to restore Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) standards. Midland’s remanufacturing facilities in Chicago, IL, and Houston, TX, will still serve as remanufacturing centers and will now also handle repair work.
For more information on Midland’s Remanufacturing Program, please call (847) 677-0333 or visit www.midlandmfg.com/remanufacturing.
About Midland Manufacturing:
Midland Manufacturing specializes in products used on pressure and general purpose rail tank cars, chemical cargo tanks and ISO containers for the safe handling of toxic materials, chemicals, and food products: bottom and top loading/unloading valves, pressure relief valves, level gauge devices, and monitoring equipment. Midland is part of OPW, the global leader in fully integrated fluid handling, management, monitoring and control solutions for the safe and efficient handling of critical petroleum-derived fluids from the refinery to the commercial and retail points of consumption, including loading systems, rail and transport tank truck equipment, tank gauging equipment and automated fuel management systems, valves and fittings, underground and above ground storage tank equipment, spill containers, overfill prevention devices, secondary containment sumps and flexible piping, fuel dispensing products, including swivels, breakaways, industrial and automatic dispensing nozzles for vapor recovery, gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuels, and clean energy fueling nozzles and accessories for LPG, Hydrogen and CNG. OPW also manufactures automated vehicle wash systems. OPW has 1650+ employees with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Brazil, China and India and sales offices around the world. OPW is an operating company within the Fluids segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV). For more information visit www.midlandmfg.com or www.opwglobal.com.
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