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  • 14 Tips To Help Select The Perfect Car Wash Site

    Jun 11, 2019
    Finding that “just right” location can be very difficult, and failing to do so can spell the difference between success and failure for a car wash operator.

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  • 14 Tips To Help Select The Perfect Car Wash Site

    Jun 06, 2019
    Finding that “just right” location can be very difficult, and failing to do so can spell the difference between success and failure for a car wash operator.

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  • OPW Fuel Management Systems Adds Automatic Vehicle Identification to Fuel Control Lineup

    Jun 03, 2019
    OPW Fuel Management Systems, part of Dover Fueling Solutions, has introduced new Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI) technology, which provides fleets the highest level of fuel security, accountability, control and convenience.

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  • Moving On From Analog Loading and Unloading

    Jun 03, 2019
    Artificial intelligence and digital reporting are being integrated into industries at a rapid pace, allowing businesses to operate with a greater knowledge of their performance and improved process control. However, this process has been slow in tank truck transportation, where analog and manually activated technology are the standard.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems to Launch Improved Equipment Delivery Options at ILTA

    May 28, 2019
    OPW Engineered Systems will officially launch the improved delivery times and flexible options of its StandardLine, ProLine and CustomLine Loading Arm Solutions in Booth 741 at this year's International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) Trade Show, which takes place June 3-5 in Houston, TX.

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  • The Business Side of Positive Train Control

    May 28, 2019
    Positive Train Control (PTC) is slated to create safety benefits for rail cars, stopping trains before accidents can occur. Though it is easy to understand the positives of such an asset, the undertaking to get the system up and running is quite complex.

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  • NEW VIDEO: Civacon Mission Puts People and Environment First

    May 21, 2019
    Our mission is to improve the safety of the transfer of hazardous fluids - that’s priority number one. We accomplish this through innovation and implementation of the latest technologies to not only make fuel delivery safer, but also more efficient for our customers...and our customers’ customers.

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  • How to Clean Up the Diesel Fueling Experience

    May 21, 2019
    Diesel has an unflattering reputation as a stain on the fueling customer experience. A grimy nozzle stained by excess fuel can turn diesel and gasoline customers away. What can retailers do to keep their reputations clean?

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  • Bringing Two Technologies to One Wash Package

    May 21, 2019
    In years past, car wash operators usually fell on one of two sides of the debate pertaining to which style of wash is best: touch-free and friction. The development of an innovative car wash technology offers the advantages of both styles in one wash package.

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  • Belanger Launches New Website to Serve as Brand’s Digital Hub Under OPW Vehicle Wash Solutions

    May 10, 2019
    Belanger has introduced a completely redesigned and improved website that’s located at belangerinc.com. The new mobile-responsive site was developed to provide customers with a more user-friendly design that allows easy access to critical technical resources, as well as helpful educational materials.

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  • PDQ and Belanger Featuring Latest Vehicle-Wash Innovations at 2019 ICA Car Wash Show™

    May 07, 2019
    OPW Vehicle Wash Solutions will be showcasing new vehicle-wash innovations through its PDQ and Belanger brands at the International Carwash Association’s (ICA) upcoming Car Wash Show™, which will be held from May 13-15 at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN.

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  • Q&A: Interview with OPW's Gary Campbell

    May 06, 2019
    OPW Vehicle Wash Solutions Vice President and General Manager Gary Campbell gave insight on how the acquisition of Belanger and its partnership with PDQ create a stronger offering of car wash technology and innovation from OPW.

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  • The Six Stages of Coupler Evolution

    May 06, 2019
    Having grown from the basic threaded connection to next-generation dry disconnects, chemical processors now have a wide range of choices for their fluid handling applications.

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  • A Look at OPW's Acquisitions and Market Strategy

    May 06, 2019
    OPW has made multiple acquisitions to facilitate its growth in many facets of fluid handling. Fuels Market News interviewed OPW President Kevin Long on the strategy behind these moves.

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  • OPW Introduces New Cost-Effective OPWlite Composite Manhole Covers & Tank Sumps

    May 01, 2019
    OPW, a Dover company and global leader in fluid-handling solutions, is proud to introduce the all-new OPWlite GRP composite manhole covers and tank sumps, engineered to provide a cost-effective solution for typical petrol stations. The new OPWlite range is non-corrosive, maintenance-free and lightweight and all covers can be safely and quickly removed using OPW’s ergonomic lifting handle.

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  • Terminal Tips: Optimizing Loading Arm Operation

    Apr 30, 2019
    Many different styles of loading arms are deployed around the world. On a new installation, the main goal is to optimize the layout in order to make the operation as seamless as possible. On existing installations, you may have to work with a design that is less than ideal, but there are still steps you can take to optimize your situation.

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  • How to Determine and Maximize ROI on Your Car Wash

    Apr 29, 2019
    The percentage of drivers in the United States that wash their vehicle at a professional car wash has increased from approximately 47% in 1994 to 72% in 2014. Before jumping in feet first, vehicle wash investors should perform the necessary research and due diligence that can have the business on the right path from the day the doors open.

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  • Why Cleaner Fueling Experiences Are Important to Customers

    Apr 15, 2019
    Clean sites are a competitive advantage, and OPW research shows that clean nozzles are more important to customers than the lowest price. Not having to worry about diesel and gasoline covering hands, clothes or the ground provides peace of mind for people and the environment, and it is one of the ways that OPW's 14 Series serves up a cleaner, greener fueling experience.

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  • Fibrelite Composite Access Covers Provide Solution for LUKOIL Bulgaria EOOD National Upgrade Program

    Apr 09, 2019
    Composite access covers by Fibrelite, part of OPW and Dover, were chosen for a national LUKOIL Bulgaria EOOD (“LUKOIL”) program to replace old, heavy-hinged cast iron access covers.

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  • OPW Introduces 14C Nozzle For Cleaner Diesel Fueling Experiences

    Apr 08, 2019
    OPW, a Dover company and a global leader in fluid-handling solutions, is proud to announce the release and availability of the new 14C Diesel Capture Technology Nozzle, part of the new 14 Series of cleaner-fueling nozzles introduced by OPW. The 14 Series cleaner fueling nozzles have been designed to deliver the cleanest and greenest diesel-fueling customer experience in the industry.

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OPW creates components and systems for use on tank trucks, tankers and rail tank cars to provide for the safe and efficient loading, transport, transfer, handling and unloading of petroleum-based fuels, chemicals and dry bulk cargo hazardous bulk products around the world.

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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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