OPW Engineered Systems News


  • Swivel Joints 101

    Nov 08, 2017
    Swivel Joints 101: What to consider when selecting these components for any application.

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  • Coupler Technologies for Secure Chemical Handling

    Nov 08, 2017
    Significant improvement in reducing fluid loss, optimizing flow paths and easing operation are among the advances in next-generation coupler technologies.

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  • The Next Generation of Couplings and Disconnects

    Nov 07, 2017
    Double ball-valve dry disconnects set new standard in chemical handling — Operators that handle hazardous liquids or toxic chemicals have high demands for loading systems, hoses, pipes and couplings. But how to design such a system? Are traditional bayonet-and-plunger styles still the go-to-solution for chemicals or has the time of new coupling technology finally come?

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  • PetrolPlaza: Interview with Kevin Long, OPW's new President

    Oct 31, 2017
    At the NACS/PEI Show we had the chance to speak to Kevin Long, President of OPW - one the of the leading forecourt equipment manufacturers in the industry. We discuss the company's 125th anniversary, the challenges facing the industry and the formation of Dover Fueling Solutions.

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  • OPW Set to Showcase 125 Years of Innovation at PEI-NACS

    Oct 05, 2017
    OPW, a Dover company (NYSE: DOV) and a global leader in fluid-handling solutions, is pleased to announce that it will be celebrate and showcase 125 Years of Innovation at the 2017 PEI Convention at the NACS Show in Chicago, IL.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems Releases New Twist-Lok™ Dry Disconnect Couplings

    Jul 18, 2017
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), is pleased to announce the availability of its new Twist-Lok™ Dry Disconnect Coupler.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems Launches New Kamvalok® Flat Dry Disconnect Coupler and Adaptor

    Jul 18, 2017
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), is pleased to announce the release of its new Kamvalok® Flat Dry Disconnect Coupler and Adaptor.

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  • Kevin Long named OPW’s new president

    Mar 13, 2017
    OPW, a Dover Company (NYSE: DOV), announced today that it has named Kevin Long as the company’s new president.

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  • OPW Celebrates 125th Anniversary In 2017

    Jan 10, 2017
    OPW, a Dover company (NYSE: DOV) and a global leader in fluid-handling solutions, is proud and honored to announce that it will observe a year-long celebration of the company’s 125th anniversary in 2017. OPW was founded as the Ohio Pattern Works & Foundry Company in Cincinnati, OH, and was officially incorporated in 1892, a year in which several other very significant events occurred: the first official basketball game was played, the Pledge of Allegiance was first recited in schools and John Philip Sousa began a 12-year tour as director of the U.S. Marine Band, during which time he premiered many of his most famous marches.

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  • Handling Hazardous, High-Value Chemicals Doesn’t Have To Be High Risk

    Dec 14, 2016
    Minimizing the amount of chemicals lost during the connection and disconnection of coupling systems is a significant benefit to the health of the environment and operators, but it can also provide substantial cost savings.

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  • OPW Announces Change in Leadership

    Dec 12, 2016
    Following today’s announcement from Dover [link attached] on the completion of the acquisition of Wayne, former OPW President David Crouse has been named president of Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS). DFS will be comprised of Tokheim, ProGauge, Fairbanks, Wayne and OPW’s FMS business.

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  • Coupler Technologies For Secure Chemical Handling

    Oct 13, 2016
    Significant improvement in reducing fluid loss, optimizing flow paths and easing operation are among the advances in next-generation coupler technologies

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  • OPW Develops Game-Changing Coupler Innovation

    May 24, 2016
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), has added the LYNX coupler to its complete line of terminal solution offerings. Based on OPW Engineered Systems' existing couplers, LYNX incorporates a U-pin design that enables an operator to disassemble the coupler in a matter of seconds.

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  • Reducing the Risk of Handling High-Value Chemicals

    May 18, 2016
    Minimizing the amount of chemicals lost during the connection and disconnection of coupling systems is a significant benefit to the health of the environment and operators, but it can also provide substantial cost savings.

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  • Pharmaceutical Processing: Getting On the Ball

    Apr 26, 2016
    Epsilon™ Dry Disconnect helps pharmaceutical manufacturers decrease the loss of expensive raw materials, reduce environmental hazards and increase efficiency for transferring liquids.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems to Reveal Terminal Package at ILTA

    Apr 07, 2016
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), will announce a new complete terminal-equipment offering and its next-generation API coupler technology at this year's ILTA (International Liquid Terminals Association) Trade Show in Houston, TX.

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  • Epsilon™ Dry Disconnect Couplings Help Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Decrease Product Costs, Increase Safety

    Jan 22, 2016
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluids market segment within Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), is pleased to announce that its Epsilon™ Dry Disconnect Couplings feature a series of design and operational features that make them ideal for use in critical in-plant and railcar/tank-truck chemical-transfer applications in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems Adds New Rack Monitor

    Jan 06, 2016
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), has added the RM140W Rack Monitor to its complete line of terminal solution offerings. Built for truck or rail loading in petro-chemical applications, the RM140W protects against overfills and continuously monitors the grounding connection, increasing safety at the point of transfer.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems Sells Sure Seal

    Oct 01, 2015
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover (NYSE:DOV), announced the sale of its Sure Seal product line to NIBCO Inc., based in Elkhart, IN. NIBCO is a recognized leading provider of valves, fittings and flow control products for commercial, industrial and institutional construction as well as residential and irrigation markets.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems Releases 3TL Series Quick Couplings

    Apr 28, 2015
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), has officially released the 3TL Series Transfer Loading Safety Quick Coupling under its Hiltap™ brand. The 3TL Series is an all-purpose, high-performance quick coupling designed with unmatched metal-to-metal wedge seal technology, providing leak-free and hammer-free unions. No other quick coupling can match the effectiveness of the 3TL for transferring fluids under extreme temperatures and pressures – in-plant, through plant and out-of-plant.

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