Cincinnati, OH, November 14, 2014 – OPW, a global leader in fluid-handling solutions today announced that its Asia Pacific Business Unit, OPW China has formalized a strategic alliance agreement with Austin, Texas-based Tanknology, Inc. in China. The companies are jointly developing a service organization to perform Underground Storage Tank (UST) and associated piping testing, as well as internal UST inspections utilizing Tanknology's patented and proprietary testing and inspection technologies.
According to Allen Porter, President and CEO of Tanknology, this alliance will bring best in class UST compliance system testing to China at a critical time in the development of the Chinese petroleum market.
Porter said, "The demand for fuel and the infrastructure to safely deliver it is at an all-time high. This alliance between OPW China and Tanknology will bring the world's leading petroleum compliance testing solutions to a very large Chinese market that is already well served by OPW China."
Richard Chen, Managing Director of OPW Asia Pacific, noted that this alliance brings proven technical solutions that help station owners mitigate their storage tank risk.
"OPW China has been servicing oil companies in China to construct, equip and manage their refineries, terminals, and retails service stations in compliance with safety, environment protection and efficiency for a decade. This alliance between OPW China and Tanknology will certainly provide our customers a state-of-the-art solution to regularly monitor and ensure their operations are in compliance."
OPW is a global leader in fluid handling, management, monitoring and control solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW designs and manufactures retail service station equipment, CNG, Hydrogen, and LPG nozzles and accessories, electronic tank gauge systems, fleet fuel control systems, car wash systems, loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, and rail car valves and equipment. OPW has 1,650 employees with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Brazil, China and India and sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Fluids Segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).
For more information about services in China, Mr. Charlie Li – General Manager of OPW China can be contacted at +86-512-69567060. The company’s local website is: http://www.opw-fc.com.cn/.
Based in Austin, Texas, Tanknology operates across America and around the world, providing environmental compliance testing and inspection services at more than 50,000 petroleum fueling and storage facilities per year, offering more than 15 compliance-related service offerings. Internationally, Tanknology licensees span more than 30 countries, providing services to the largest petroleum operators in the world. For more information visit Tanknology.com.