News & Press Releases


  • 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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  • New OPW 14E ECO Nozzle Receives CARB Certification

    Apr 01, 2019
    OPW is proud to announce that its new OPW 14E ECO (Enhanced Conventional) Nozzle has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification, as the industry’s first dripless conventional gasoline-fueling nozzle.

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  • AAR and FRA Task Force to Have a Major Impact on Manways. Are Your Railcars Ready?

    Apr 01, 2019
    Manways remain the leading cause of all NARs on tank-cars, having made up over 25% of tank-car NARs in 2017. In order to address the issue, the AAR Tank Car Committee, in collaboration with the FRA, has initiated a new docket.

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  • OPW Introduces Innovative New 14 Series Nozzles for a Cleaner Fueling Experience

    Mar 27, 2019
    OPW is proud to introduce the all-new 14 Series family of diesel- and gasoline-dispensing nozzles, engineered to deliver a cleaner fueling experience. The new OPW 14 Series family of nozzles feature patented diesel-capture spout technology for diesel nozzles and, for conventional gasoline fueling nozzles, free-draining, true dripless-spout technology.

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  • Midland Emergency Preparedness Training Aims to Improve Railroad Safety

    Mar 12, 2019
    Railcar leaks pose a real threat to both the environment and the bottom line of companies transporting materials by rail. With this in mind, Midland is heading out to railway sites across North America to conduct Emergency Preparedness Training for rail personnel and emergency responders.

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  • Midland Experts to Lead Multiple Presentations on Rail Tank Car Valves at CI 2019 Annual Meeting

    Mar 11, 2019
    Company representatives will deliver two expert presentations at The Chlorine Institute 2019 Annual Meeting, Technology Symposium & Expo, April 8-11 in Houston, TX. These sessions will focus on Handling and Repairing Rail Car Valves in Chlorine Service and the Application of HCL Pressure Relief Valves.

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  • Terminal Tips: API Coupler Operation & Maintenance

    Mar 06, 2019
    Today’s couplers are designed to stand up to heavy usage, but there are questions you should ask to make sure your couplers, and your operation, continue running smoothly.

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  • New PDQ Website Designed for Elegant User Experience

    Mar 05, 2019
    PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of the new pdqinc.com. Easy to navigate, mobile responsive and elegantly designed, the new website embodies PDQ’s commitment to optimizing car wash operations so that all customers can drive clean.

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  • New OPW Retail Fueling Website Designed for Elegant User Experience

    Feb 04, 2019
    OPW Retail Fueling is pleased to announce the launch of the new opwglobal.com. Easy to navigate, mobile responsive and elegantly designed, the new website embodies OPW Retail Fueling’s commitment to defining what’s next across the globe with fluid-handling solutions.

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  • New OPW Engineered Systems Website Designed for Elegant User Experience

    Feb 04, 2019
    OPW Engineered Systems is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. Easy to navigate, mobile responsive and elegantly designed, the new website embodies OPW Engineered Systems’ commitment to engineering what’s next across the globe with fluid-handling solutions.

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  • New OPW Website Designed for Elegant User Experience

    Feb 04, 2019
    OPW, a Dover company and a global leader in fluid-handling solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of the new opwglobal.com. Easy to navigate, mobile responsive and elegantly designed, the new website embodies OPW’s commitment to defining what’s next across the globe with fluid-handling solutions.

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  • New Civacon Website Designed for Elegant User Experience

    Feb 04, 2019
    Civacon, a world leader in tank-truck components and systems, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. Easy to navigate, mobile responsive and elegantly designed, the new website embodies Civacon’s commitment to delivering what’s next for tank-truck components and systems.

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  • New Midland Website Designed for Elegant User Experience

    Feb 04, 2019
    Midland, a global leader in railroad tank car safety valves and equipment, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. Easy to navigate, mobile responsive and elegantly designed, the new website embodies Midland’s commitment to delivering what’s next for railroad tank car safety valves and equipment.

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Delivering the Best Quality Loading Arms

OPW offers premium-grade top and bottom loading arms, swivel joints, sight flow indicators, quick and dry disconnect couplers and safety breakaways for use in railcar rack systems and platforms, bulk plant and liquid terminals applications.

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Safe and Efficient Fueling Transportation

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.

Fluid Transfer Group Europe Homepage

 

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.

Retail Fueling Homepage