News & Press Releases


  • The 7 Benefits of Touchless Car Washes

    Oct 11, 2019
    Touchless in-bay automatic car washes have risen over the years to become the preferred in-bay automatic wash style for wash operators and the drivers who frequent their sites. So, what has allowed touchless washes to earn their exalted level of respect and a strong position in the vehicle-wash industry?

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  • The 7 Benefits of Touchless Car Washes

    Oct 11, 2019
    Touchless in-bay automatic car washes have risen over the years to become the preferred in-bay automatic wash style for wash operators and the drivers who frequent their sites. So, what has allowed touchless washes to earn their exalted level of respect and a strong position in the vehicle-wash industry?

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  • Terminal Tips: Preparing Your Operation for the Coming Winter

    Oct 09, 2019
    If you operate a terminal in a cooler climate, you can relate to the popular phrase "Winter is Coming." When winter does come, it will present challenges that will test your operation and equipment.

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  • Civacon Showcases Digitized Solutions at Tank Truck Week

    Oct 09, 2019
    Civacon, OPW’s truck transportation business unit, has been steadily perfecting this process, making life for fleets and fuel customers easier, and the company’s latest solutions were on display at North America’s premier tank truck trade show in Nashville.

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  • OPW Retail Fueling Releases New High-Flow Loop System

    Oct 02, 2019
    OPW Retail Fueling is proud to announce the launch and availability of the new High-Flow Loop System. The High-Flow Loop System is an extension of OPW’s FlexWorks Loop System, which set a new standard in pre-fabricated, “plug-and-play” fueling systems for retail fueling sites when it was released a decade ago.

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  • 15 Reasons You Should Consider Prefabricated Fueling Systems for Your High-Volume Site

    Sep 25, 2019
    Prefab fueling systems have simplified installation and maintenance, and Ed Kammerer, Director of Marketing and Global Product Strategy, shared his insight on their undeniable benefits in a recent article. This piece breaks down the reasons that make fuel retailers love the loop.

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  • 14 Tips to Help Select the Perfect Car Wash Site

    Sep 25, 2019
    PDQ's Senior Product Manager David Dougherty contributed a helpful article to Fuels Market News on choosing a car wash site that is profitable and ideal for business. Main considerations include area profile, market profile, type of traffic and lot location, but there are several others.

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  • Successfully Handling Ethylene Oxide, A Dangerous but Integral Material

    Sep 18, 2019
    With Ethylene Oxide being necessary in many industrial-manufacturing processes, it is imperative that it be securely contained to minimize leaks that can be harmful to people, surrounding communities or the environment. A large portion of the responsibility for the safe, leak-free handling, transport and delivery of Ethylene Oxide falls on the shoulders of the railroads that are a pivotal link in its supply chain.

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  • OPW Showcasing Several Products at 2019 PEI-NACS That Provide Improved End-User Customer Experience

    Sep 17, 2019
    During PEI-NACS at the Georgia World Congress Center on October 2-4, OPW will welcome attendees to Booth 4311 for a closer look at products from OPW Retail Fueling, Vehicle Wash Solutions and Civacon. Here are just a few of the leading-edge innovations these business units will be presenting at PEI-NACS 2019.

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  • Fuel Retain: A Lurking Revenue Killer

    Sep 16, 2019
    Because fuel shortages hurt driver-station relationships, and because mixed fuel can cause time-consuming clean-ups and compromise customer vehicles, a little leftover product is a big deal. Fuel retain may also lead to an overfill condition, which is a dangerous fire hazard and a costly waste of fuel.

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  • Introducing Our New Case Study Book

    Sep 16, 2019
    We are proud to announce our second edition case study e-book, a library of 120 technical OPW, Fibrelite and KPS installations across 90 countries. Projects cover 16 industry sectors including retail fuelling, airports, stadiums, data centres and many more.

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  • Cleaner, Contained Fueling Solutions on Display at PEI

    Sep 11, 2019
    OPW has been innovating in above ground and below ground fueling equipment for over 125 years, always striving to make tweaks and improvements that have major impact. At the 2019 Petroleum Equipment Institute Convention in Atlanta, OPW’s Retail Fueling business will be highlighting a powerful new component for its Loop System and a new addition to the 14 Series family of nozzles.

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  • How To Ensure You Deliver The Correct Fuel Every Time

    Sep 02, 2019
    Regular, or low-octane, gasoline does not go into a Formula 1 race car. Diesel shouldn’t go into your gasoline-powered sedan. When pulling into a fueling station, customers are depending on the diligence of the station to keep incompatible fuels from getting into their tanks. Though it’s simple for customers to hit a button and dispense the correct fuel, for a fuel delivery driver, there are tens of thousands of chances to make a loading or unloading error that results in customers driving off with compromised tanks.

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  • Eliminating the Phenol Fear Factor

    Aug 29, 2019
    As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of phenolic resins, alkylphenolic resins and alkylated phenols, SI Group has facilities on six continents and works with clients across more than 90 countries. For its railcar unloading operation in Freeport, TX, the company was looking to minimize the risk of product releases through connections to protect its terminal technicians.

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  • Striking A Balance For Fuel Loading Operations

    Aug 23, 2019
    Satisfying the needs of clients is a tenet of all businesses, and in the fuel-supply industry, meeting very specific parameters is part of the game. NuStar was faced with a limited number of solutions, but the OPW Engineered Systems 890 Series “Hi-Load” Counterbalance for loading arms was a snug fit.

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  • Midland Announces Quick-Ship Program for Bottom Outlet Valves

    Aug 20, 2019
    Continuous improvement of products and services is the driving force at Midland. As the latest update to better serve customers, Midland is pleased to announce that upgrades in processes at the Skokie Midland Manufacturing site have allowed several models of our bottom outlet valves to be available for a quick-ship program with a 5-day turnaround.

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  • OPW Launches 14BP Nozzle, Completes 14 Series Nozzle Family That Provide Customers a Cleaner Fueling Experience

    Aug 15, 2019
    OPW, a Dover company and a global leader in fluid-handling solutions, is proud to announce the release and availability of the new 14BP Nozzle, the final member of the 14 Series of cleaner-fueling nozzles introduced by OPW.

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  • How To Eliminate Overfill In Your Trailer

    Aug 14, 2019
    Overfill, a condition in tank trailers that are loaded without, in some instances, having fully dispensed previous product, is a flammable, environmentally-damaging threat to safety. Fortunately, there are technological solutions to stop overfill, but slow adoption is keeping the fuel supply chain at risk.

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  • PDQ Manufacturing Teams with Dino Stop Convenience Store Chain to Provide Advanced Car Wash Technology for Local Green Bay Consumers

    Aug 14, 2019
    Two local companies are committed to working together to benefit each organization while also helping grow the economy of the Green Bay area. PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle-wash systems, and Dino Stop, a gas station and convenience store first opened in Green Bay in 1971, are working together to supply Dino Stop with cutting edge car wash systems, affectionately known at the gas station as the “Dino Wash.”

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  • Fiberglass Tank Sumps Can Help Retailers Stay Ahead of the Regulatory Curve

    Aug 06, 2019
    Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP), or fiberglass, sumps are a relatively new type of equipment in the retail fueling scene. These sumps are being specified more frequently, and for good reason. They offer functionality and fuel compatibility benefits over polyethylene (PE) pumps.

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Revolutionizing Fueling Operations Worldwide

OPW offers solutions for conventional, vapor recovery, DEF, Ethanol, Biodiesel, CNG, LPG and Hydrogen fueling, as well as a complete portfolio of solutions for above ground storage tanks.

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