#OPW125: A Celebration of People, Partnerships & Products

By OPW | Dec 13, 2017
This year’s anniversary was 125 years in the making. Thank you for joining the celebration and for being one of the reasons why this milestone achievement was made possible.

Here are a few highlights from our yearlong celebration recognizing the People, Partners and Products that have allowed us to build a legacy of innovation.

Take a Ride through our 125-year History

Victor E. Tresise and Joseph E. Hausfeld founded the Ohio Pattern Works & Foundry Company in 1892 with a collective investment of $390. This video takes viewers on a ride through OPW’s journey to become a global leader.
 


#OPW125 Hits the Road

OPW 125 40 year employees
A team led by Keith Moye, VP of Global Marketing, traveled the globe during 2017 to host a series of anniversary celebrations. In addition to engaging presentations and special luncheons, team members were recognized for achievements and dedication.

On the right, you’re looking at 200+ years of combined OPW experience. Congrats to our dedicated team on 40 Years of Service! Left to right: Ray Bowling, Danny Britt, Mike Schubert, Sonny Paul and Doug Tomlin.

Cover Story Coverage for a Landmark AchievementOPW 125 cover story

Featuring a deep dive into OPW’s history with interviews from six distributors, Convenience & Carwash Canada documented how OPW came to be a global leader. From humble beginnings to “Defining What’s Next,” 125 years of success are intertwined with strong partnerships that are featured in the magazine’s October/November cover story.

Anniversary Celebration Culminates in Chicago

PetrolPlaza joined president Kevin Long at the 2017 PEI-NACS Show to discuss our 125th Anniversary and much more. Watch the interview below and check out our Facebook Photo Gallery for snapshots from a week of innovation and collaboration.



 Visit our 125th Anniversary website for more great content and stay tuned as we’re “Defining What’s Next.” Thank you for joining us in this celebration!
 

OPW Products

Finding the right solution for our customers is a mission without boundaries.

A strong global presence, coupled with extensive engineering, research and testing capabilities, enables OPW to create a steady flow of new products while, at the same time, helping enhance the performance of existing products.

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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.

Engineered Systems Homepage

 

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.

Civacon Homepage Midland 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

 

Helping to Make Car Wash Operators Successful

PDQ has provided the car wash industry with cutting-edge technological advances in car wash equipment and car wash systems, including the first contouring arch and the Virtual Treadle.

PDQ Homepage Belanger Homepage

 

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.

Fluid Transfer Group Europe Homepage

 

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