Civacon News & Press Releases


  • OPW Set to Showcase 125 Years of Innovation at PEI-NACS

    Oct 05, 2017
    OPW, a Dover company (NYSE: DOV) and a global leader in fluid-handling solutions, is pleased to announce that it will be celebrate and showcase 125 Years of Innovation at the 2017 PEI Convention at the NACS Show in Chicago, IL.

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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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  • 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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  • OPW Announces Change in Leadership

    Dec 12, 2016
    Following today’s announcement from Dover [link attached] on the completion of the acquisition of Wayne, former OPW President David Crouse has been named president of Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS). DFS will be comprised of Tokheim, ProGauge, Fairbanks, Wayne and OPW’s FMS business.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems to Reveal Terminal Package at ILTA

    Apr 07, 2016
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), will announce a new complete terminal-equipment offering and its next-generation API coupler technology at this year's ILTA (International Liquid Terminals Association) Trade Show in Houston, TX.

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  • Heil Unveils Latest Trailer Builds Featuring Civacon's COPS at WPMA

    Mar 02, 2016
    Civacon, part of OPW, is proud to announce that Heil Trailer International, Cleveland, TN, unveiled a new truck and trailer at the recent Western Petroleum Marketers Association’s (WPMA) National Convention & Convenience Store Expo in Las Vegas, NV, that featured Civacon's COPS (Cross-Over Prevention System).

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  • Civacon's CivaStar Optimizes Probe Reliability

    Oct 05, 2015
    Civacon, part of OPW, announced the release of CivaStar, the next evolution of advanced overfill prevention. CivaStar's unique design, construction and LED visual verification feature are light years ahead of today's conventional probes. Unlike current probes, CivaStar goes beyond safeguarding against costly overfills. By including an LED-lit tip at the end of each probe, technicians can quickly verify the active status of the probes and the surrounding wires.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems Sells Sure Seal

    Oct 01, 2015
    OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover (NYSE:DOV), announced the sale of its Sure Seal product line to NIBCO Inc., based in Elkhart, IN. NIBCO is a recognized leading provider of valves, fittings and flow control products for commercial, industrial and institutional construction as well as residential and irrigation markets.

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  • OPW Launches New & Improved Global Website

    Feb 25, 2015
    The redesigned, mobile device enabled website combines OPW product lines, brands and regions into one comprehensive and powerful portal that features improved search functionality and extremely intuitive navigation.

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  • OPW Engineered Systems Now Offering Civacon brand of Rack Monitoring Equipment

    Dec 18, 2014
    OPW Engineered Systems is pleased to announce that it is now the single source for selling the Civacon brand of rack monitoring equipment. OPW Engineered Systems customers now have access to Civacon’s standard-setting rack monitoring technology backed by OPW Engineered Systems’ world-class service and support.

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  • Civacon Introduces the Latest in Cross-Over Prevention

    Oct 29, 2014
    Civacon part of OPW, a world leader in tank truck components and systems is proud to announce the latest in Cross-Over Prevention. The COPS system removes human error from the retail site delivery process with no modifications at the rack and minimal additions to the retail site's USTs.

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  • OPW Completes Acquisition of Liquip

    Aug 25, 2014
    OPW, a global leader in fluid-handling solutions and a business unit within Dover's (NYSE: DOV) Fluids segment, today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Liquip International ("Liquip") headquartered in Smithfield, NSW, Australia.

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  • OPW Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Liquip

    Aug 11, 2014
    David Crouse, President of OPW commented, "The acquisition of Liquip is another important step in the global growth strategy of OPW. Liquip significantly strengthens OPW's fluid handling position in Australia and throughout Asia Pacific. By combining our products, we create a truly best in class product portfolio meeting the unique requirements of our chemical and industrial and tank truck customers."

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  • Civacon™ Debuts MaxAir™ II Emergency Valve

    Jan 22, 2013
    Civacon™, the world leader in tank-truck components and systems and part of OPW Fluid Transfer Group, is proud to announce the release of its MaxAir™ II Emergency Valves. The new MaxAir II Emergency Valves have been designed for use in fuel-handling applications on tank trailers transporting products such as gasoline, diesel, biodiesel, ethanol and other typical petroleum products carried in aluminum DOT 406-style tankers.

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  • Civacon™ Launches New Website

    Mar 01, 2012
    The new site embodies Civacon’s dedication to being a world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of world-class solutions that assist in the safe and efficient handling of hazardous bulk products.

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  • OPW Fluid Transfer Group Names Chris Gooding Director of Global Cargo Tank Sales & Marketing

    Oct 26, 2011
    In this position, Gooding will be responsible for the global pricing and marketing strategies, global customer-relationship development and all North American sales activities for the complete lines of Civacon and Knappco dry-bulk product lines.

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  • OPW Fluid Transfer Group Appoints Shawn Duvall as its Technical Sales & Marketing Manager

    Oct 26, 2011
    OPW Fluid Transfer Group has announced that Shawn Duvall has been appointed to the position of Technical Sales and Marketing Manager for Civacon/Knappco products. In this new role, he will lead the recently created Technical Sales and Marketing Department for Civacon/Knappco products. The department will be located in the Kansas City office.

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  • OPW Fluid Transfer Group Launches Shale Oil & Gas Production Solutions Website

    Feb 25, 2006
    OPW Fluid Transfer Group (OPWFTG), a Dover Company (NYSE: DOV), announced today the launch of its website dedicated to the growing shale oil and gas market.

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