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  • OPW Simplifies BP Site Construction with New Fibrelite Sump and KPS Piping

    Aug 31, 2017
    BP approached us to provide a simple fill solution for their more compact UK sites. In response, we developed a new range of Fibrelite GRP below ground remote fill systems.

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  • Simplifying Installation and Fuel Delivery in Romania

    Jun 01, 2017
    A Romanian oil company approached OPW for an easy to install, reliable above ground fill point solution including associated internal equipment (pipework and fill caps) that would perform for the life of the site, allowing safe, quick fuel delivery.

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  • Tank and Dispenser Sumps Specified by Qatari Oil Company

    Apr 06, 2017

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  • Custom KPS Piping Creates Solutions for Wholesaler's Petrol Stations

    Mar 28, 2017
    OPW was approached by a membership-only wholesaler to develop fuel piping solutions for a number of unique site configurations. Learn how OPW manufactured customized solutions that optimized safety and efficiency.

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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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  • When to Use Pipe Coils and When to Use Straight Pipe Sticks

    Mar 01, 2017
    Preferences varies when it comes to choosing between straight pipes and pipe coils. Some find pipe sticks easier to handle on site, while others prefer coils and having joint-less pipe runs.

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  • 4 Smart Tactics for Avoiding Hold-ups During Pipe Installation

    Feb 15, 2017
    Especially when using pipe coils it is a good idea to always start by laying out and installing the longest pipe run, then proceed with the second longest and so on. This way, if a mistake is done, either when measuring and cutting the pipe, or when welding the termination and end fittings, the pipe can be used for one of the shorter pipe runs instead.

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  • 5 Little Known Facts about Fuel Permeation in Piping

    Feb 01, 2017
    Permeation is the process where hydrocarbon molecules from the fuel escapes through the pipe wall to the outside. This happens in all unlined plastic piping and is the reason why unlined piping is no longer in use - at least not for product lines

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  • The Ultimate Guide on How To Not Mess Up Plastic Piping

    Jan 18, 2017
    First of all: Our purpose with this list is not to make a laughing stock out of anyone, but rather to kindly remind everyone that even with a durable high quality product, everyone involved in transportation, storage, on-site handling, installation and testing, needs to understand that there are limits and that the recommendations we publish as a manufacturer and supplier of retail fueling piping are for everyone's benefit.

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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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  • Top 3 Piping Solutions for Shallow Tank Installations

    Jan 04, 2017
    When tanks are buried more shallowly than normally, sometime piping designers or installers face issues with the piping. The reason is that at a filling station all piping should have a gradual slope to the low point, which is at the tank lid.

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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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  • How Electrofusion Welding Works

    Nov 09, 2016
    All polyethylene fuel piping is joined by electrofusion welding. Here is a quick tutorial to explain how it works!

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  • Top 3 Telltale Signs of a Careless Pipe Installation

    Oct 26, 2016
    So you got out of the office to go and have a look at the construction site where a new station is being built. Maybe you work for the retailer, maybe you are the owner or manager of the installation company or maybe you work for the project management company hired to make sure everything is done correctly and in due time.

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  • 3 Productivity Hacks for Piping Installers

    Oct 11, 2016
    However much fun it is to install piping for a new station, getting it done on time - in order to get home for the weekend - is even better. Here are some tips and tricks that will make the installation work more efficient and possibly even impress managers and customers.

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  • 4 Mistakes to Avoid when Designing a Fuel Piping System

    Sep 17, 2016
    When designing a filling station there are many things to consider. Naturally a lot of attention goes into achieving a good traffic flow and attracting customers to the convenience store.

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  • OPW Retail Fueling Facility Earns Carolina Star Status

    Aug 17, 2016
    OPW’s Retail Fueling facility in Smithfield, NC, was publicly recognized today by the North Carolina Department of Labor for achieving Carolina Star status.

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  • OPW Acquires Tokheim ProGauge

    Jun 13, 2016
    OPW, a global leader in fluid-handling solutions, today announced it has acquired Tokheim ProGauge (“ProGauge”). ProGauge provides automatic tank gauge solutions, including a variety of tank probes, consoles, and related software and calibration services for service stations to measure and monitor fuel tank levels.

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  • Dover to Acquire Wayne Fueling Systems Ltd

    Jun 09, 2016
    Dover (NYSE: DOV) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire Wayne Fueling Systems Ltd. ("Wayne"), which is owned by Riverstone Holdings LLC, for $780 million in cash. Upon close of the transaction, Dover's annualized retail fueling revenue will be $1.4 billion when combining Wayne's innovative product offerings with OPW and Tokheim. The collective retail fueling business features a comprehensive product set for all major regions of the world.

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  • OPW brand nozzles…“The most trusted handshake in the fueling industry.”

    Jun 01, 2016
    OPW is pleased to introduce our CNG Pistol Grip Nozzle, enabling you to provide an intuitive and familiar lever action nozzle to your Alternative Fuel Customers.

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