News & Press Releases


  • OPW Fluid Transfer Group Names Chris Gooding Director of Global Cargo Tank Sales & Marketing

    Oct 26, 2011
    In this position, Gooding will be responsible for the global pricing and marketing strategies, global customer-relationship development and all North American sales activities for the complete lines of Civacon and Knappco dry-bulk product lines.

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  • OPW Fluid Transfer Group Appoints Shawn Duvall as its Technical Sales & Marketing Manager

    Oct 26, 2011
    OPW Fluid Transfer Group has announced that Shawn Duvall has been appointed to the position of Technical Sales and Marketing Manager for Civacon/Knappco products. In this new role, he will lead the recently created Technical Sales and Marketing Department for Civacon/Knappco products. The department will be located in the Kansas City office.

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  • David Crouse Interviewed By National Petroleum News (NPN) Magazine

    Oct 20, 2011
    Going into the PEI/NACS Show 2011, National Petroleum News magazine interviewed David Crouse, president at OPW Fueling Components, for his insight on the industry and some notable equipment issues relative to marketers and retailers. During the interview, Crouse touched on a variety of subjects, including: the state of the U.S. economy, new product development, predictions on DEF, alternative fuels and much more.

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  • OPW Appoints Steve Stewart Eastern Canada District Manager

    Jun 27, 2011
    OPW, A Dover Company (NYSE: DOV) and the global leader in commercial and retail fueling equipment, announced today that Steve Stewart has joined its sales team as the new Eastern Canada District Manager. Stewart begins his tenure with OPW on July 5 and is responsible for the provinces of Quebec, Ontario, Nova Scotia. Stewart will be based in Guelph, Ontario, and will report directly to Andy Strickland, Western Regional Manager for OPW Fueling Components.

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  • OPW Expands Social Media Presence with Launch of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn Sites, One Voice Blog

    Jun 23, 2011
    “Without a doubt, the new blog and social media networks will be an effective tool in creating awareness for and interest in our company, products and services,” says David Crouse, OPW President. “We are confident that our new OPW social media presence will greatly increase the communication with our distributors and end-users.”

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  • OPW Fueling Containment Systems Proudly Introduces the Next Generation FlexWorks Pipe

    May 27, 2011
    How does the new pipe compare to the old pipe? Both pipes have KYNAR® liners and covers. However, the Next Generation Enhanced KYNAR® Liner used on our new pipe provides improved processability, which enhances the chemical bond.

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  • OPW Fueling Components Article Wins Award For Best Editorial Feature of the Year

    May 13, 2011
    The article describes how the world of motorized vehicles has undergone some significant changes that have improved the industry over the years, including the various types of fuels and the pumps used to dispense those fuels. However, the actual business end of the delivery chain, the fuel nozzle, has remained relatively unchanged in that time, especially since a series of technological advancements in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

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  • OPW Names Ann Miller Vice President of Human Resources

    Apr 04, 2011
    Ms. Miller will have global responsibility for OPW’s Human Resources initiatives. Ann’s appointment is part of the company’s strategic growth initiative introduced in 2009 by OPW President, David Crouse. In 2009, Mr. Crouse realigned the company into three primary business units: OPW Fueling Components (OPW-FC), Fueling Containment Systems (OPW-FCS) and Fuel Management Systems (OPW-FMS) and three global business units: OPW Asia Pacific, OPW EMEA and OPW South America.

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  • Lucas Jones Joins OPW as West Coast Field Technician

    Mar 19, 2011
    Lucas carries a host of ICC certifications in the state of California and has experience in products from all 3 OPW business units. His experience with installation, maintenance, and testing of our products combined with being strategically located near Sacramento makes Lucas ideal for this position.

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  • Jay Mutina Appointed Southeast District Sales Manager for OPW

    Jan 06, 2011
    Jay has more than 25 years experience in the petroleum equipment industry and has served as OPW Southwest District Sales Manager for the past ten years. In this position Jay was responsible for existing sales and new business activities as well as relationship management with distributors, marketer customers and regulatory agencies in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. Jay will be replaced by Josh Vander Hey who joined OPW on January 10, 2011, as OPW Southwest Regional Sales Manager.

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  • Josh Vander Hey Joins OPW as Southwest District Sales Manager

    Jan 06, 2011
    As OPW Southwest District Sales Manager, Josh will be responsible for existing sales and new business activities as well as relationship management with distributors, marketer customers and regulatory agencies in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.

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  • Jeffrey Steel Joins OPW as Northeast District Sales Manager

    Jan 06, 2011
    As OPW Northeast District Sales Manager, Jeffrey will be responsible for existing sales and new business activities as well as relationship management with distributors, marketer customers and regulatory agencies in New York City & Long Island, Northern New Jersey, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

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  • OPW Launches YouTube Channel

    Dec 08, 2010
    The YouTube channel already features a number of videos such as the OPW corporate video and numerous product videos and animations. Additional videos will be added as they become available with topics ranging from customer success stories to new product releases to roundups of trade show appearances by all of the OPW companies. Distributors should feel free to link to any OPW video on its YouTube site.

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  • OPW Launches New Multi-Tier Hanging Hardware Product Portfolio

    Nov 22, 2010
    In conjunction with the launch of the new product lineup, OPW announced that it will be discontinuing its Richards brand. Most of the products that are currently sold under the Richards label will be rebranded as OPW products, while a limited number of Richards items will be discontinued.

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  • OPW Names Dave Lyons Vice President of Business Development

    Oct 01, 2010
    Mr. Lyons joined OPW in 2005 as Chief Financial Officer for the company's OPW Fuel Management Systems Business Unit (OPW-FMS).

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  • OPW’s Total Vapour Solution™ Receives Innovation Award at FF3C Energies Expo 2010

    Sep 28, 2010
    OPW Fueling Components EMEA (formerly OPW Fueling Components Europe) is proud to announce that its Total Vapour Solution™ (TVS) vapour-recovery system was honoured with an Innovation Award at the Energies Expo 2010, which was held from Sept. 22-24 in Paris, France. This biennial show is sponsored by the Federation Francaise des Combustibles, Carburants & Chauffage (FF3C), also known as the French Federation of Fuel, Fuels and Heating.

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  • CNG Fueling Equipment from OPW Fueling Components Meet Parameters of PED Directive & ECE R110

    Sep 23, 2010
    OPW Fueling Components, the company that is leading the way in fueling innovation around the world, continues to set the pace in producing fueling equipment that garners a vast number of global approvals

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  • OPW Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Products Receive California Air Resources Board Certification

    Sep 16, 2010
    The new CARB AST Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) regulation establishes limitations for hazardous air pollutants emitted from ASTs used at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities. The new standards and specifications cover standing loss control, Phase I deliveries into ASTs and Phase II deliveries into motor vehicles. The Phase I EVR requirements went into effect in July 2010.

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  • OPW Combines Leading-Edge Vapour Recovery System Technology with FAFNIR VAPORIX

    Sep 13, 2010
    OPW Fueling Components announced today that it has reached a long-term, private label distribution agreement with FAFNIR, GmbH to distribute FAFNIR’s VAPORIX Vapour Recovery Performance Monitoring system as part of its new ATEX and TUV Certified Next Generation CVS2 Central Vacuum Stage II Vapor Recovery System.

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  • OPW Fueling Containment Systems Introduces a New Generation of Swivel Bolt-On Couplings

    Sep 10, 2010
    OPW Fueling Containment Systems, a division of OPW Fueling Components, announced today that its revolutionary new SBC Swivel Bolt-On Double Wall Pipe Coupling is available for sale.

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