News & Press Releases


  • OPW Introduces New Matador Composite Cover

    Aug 07, 2017
    OPW, a Dover company (NYSE: DOV) and a global leader in fluid handling solutions, is pleased to introduce its all-new Matador Composite Cover for use at petroleum retail operations, as well as commercial and industrial driveway applications.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems Releases New Twist-Lok™ Dry Disconnect Couplings

    Jul 18, 2017
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), is pleased to announce the availability of its new Twist-Lok™ Dry Disconnect Coupler.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems Launches New Kamvalok® Flat Dry Disconnect Coupler and Adaptor

    Jul 18, 2017
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), is pleased to announce the release of its new Kamvalok® Flat Dry Disconnect Coupler and Adaptor.

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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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  • UPDATED: OPW Issues Voluntary Recall of 241TPS, 36S and 20S Hose Swivel Connectors

    May 22, 2017
    OPW, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, has issued a voluntary recall of OPW 241TPS,OPW 36S and OPW 20S Hose Swivel Connectors. Visit https://opwswivelrecall.expertinquiry.com/ to see if your swivels are affected.

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  • OPW Announces Local Winner of the 2017 Dover Sons & Daughters Scholarship Program

    May 18, 2017
    OPW announced today the name of its local winner of the Dover Sons & Daughters Scholarship Program. The Dover Sons & Daughters Scholarship recognizes outstanding high school seniors and current college students who are the children of Dover employees and who have demonstrated excellence through their academic record, test scores, leadership abilities and through their extracurricular activities and work record.

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  • STEP Ahead Award presented to OPW’s Elizabeth Gubrud-Howe

    Apr 27, 2017
    Congratulations to OPW’s Elizabeth Gubrud-Howe who was recently named one of Manufacturing Institute’s 2017 STEP Ahead Award honorees.

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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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  • OPW Issues Voluntary Recall of 241TPS and 36S Hose Swivel Connectors

    Mar 24, 2017
    OPW, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, has issued a voluntary recall of OPW 241TPS and OPW 36S Hose Swivel Connectors. Visit www.OPWSwivelRecall.expertinquiry.com to see if your swivels are affected.

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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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  • Handling Hazardous, High-Value Chemicals Doesn’t Have To Be High Risk

    Dec 14, 2016
    Minimizing the amount of chemicals lost during the connection and disconnection of coupling systems is a significant benefit to the health of the environment and operators, but it can also provide substantial cost savings.

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  • Improve Budgeting, Control Costs with Cardlock Systems

    Dec 13, 2016
    Fleet administrators are increasingly relying on advanced fuel management software and technology to measure inventory, manage expenses and monitor usage more carefully. In this Public Works magazine article, OPW domestic sales manager Bobby Hayes explains how card lock systems enable fleet managers to account for every drop of fuel, from the time it’s loaded into the storage tank to the time it’s pumped into an authorized vehicle. He also discusses the benefits of partnering with a manufacturer that designs equipment with upgradeable components, which can help cut costs by increasing efficiency.

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  • Case Study: OPW Fuel Management Solutions Help Simple Energy Become Self-Sufficient

    Dec 13, 2016
    This case study written by OPW Fuel Management Systems Commercial District Manager Jim Desautels outlines how OPW’s integrated fluid-transfer, tank-monitoring and fuel-control systems have helped Simple Energy eliminate its dependence on third-party fuel suppliers. By using these systems to run a bulk storage operation and fuel its own fleet vehicles, Simple Energy has resolved its immediate supply issues and tapped into a new revenue stream that wouldn’t have been possible otherwise.

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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.

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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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