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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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  • 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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  • How Electrofusion Welding Works

    Nov 09, 2016
    All polyethylene fuel piping is joined by electrofusion welding. Here is a quick tutorial to explain how it works!

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  • Top 3 Telltale Signs of a Careless Pipe Installation

    Oct 26, 2016
    So you got out of the office to go and have a look at the construction site where a new station is being built. Maybe you work for the retailer, maybe you are the owner or manager of the installation company or maybe you work for the project management company hired to make sure everything is done correctly and in due time.

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  • 3 Productivity Hacks for Piping Installers

    Oct 11, 2016
    However much fun it is to install piping for a new station, getting it done on time - in order to get home for the weekend - is even better. Here are some tips and tricks that will make the installation work more efficient and possibly even impress managers and customers.

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  • 4 Mistakes to Avoid when Designing a Fuel Piping System

    Sep 17, 2016
    When designing a filling station there are many things to consider. Naturally a lot of attention goes into achieving a good traffic flow and attracting customers to the convenience store.

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  • OPW Retail Fueling Facility Earns Carolina Star Status

    Aug 17, 2016
    OPW’s Retail Fueling facility in Smithfield, NC, was publicly recognized today by the North Carolina Department of Labor for achieving Carolina Star status.

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  • OPW Acquires Tokheim ProGauge

    Jun 13, 2016
    OPW, a global leader in fluid-handling solutions, today announced it has acquired Tokheim ProGauge (“ProGauge”). ProGauge provides automatic tank gauge solutions, including a variety of tank probes, consoles, and related software and calibration services for service stations to measure and monitor fuel tank levels.

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  • Dover to Acquire Wayne Fueling Systems Ltd

    Jun 09, 2016
    Dover (NYSE: DOV) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire Wayne Fueling Systems Ltd. ("Wayne"), which is owned by Riverstone Holdings LLC, for $780 million in cash. Upon close of the transaction, Dover's annualized retail fueling revenue will be $1.4 billion when combining Wayne's innovative product offerings with OPW and Tokheim. The collective retail fueling business features a comprehensive product set for all major regions of the world.

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  • OPW brand nozzles…“The most trusted handshake in the fueling industry.”

    Jun 01, 2016
    OPW is pleased to introduce our CNG Pistol Grip Nozzle, enabling you to provide an intuitive and familiar lever action nozzle to your Alternative Fuel Customers.

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  • OPW Acquires Fairbanks Environmental Ltd.

    May 27, 2016
    OPW, a global leader in fluid-handling solutions and a business unit within Dover's (NYSE: DOV) Fluids segment, today announced it has acquired Fairbanks Environmental Ltd. in Skelmersdale, Lancashire, UK. Fairbanks is a global leader in providing fuel management services to the retail and commercial fueling industry.

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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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  • OPW Fluid Transfer Group Products Safeguard People and the Environment in Shale Oil Drilling Applications

    Feb 25, 2016
    As shale oil and gas activity continues to increase, Mr. Warning says OPWFTG remains dedicated to setting the industry standard for quality assurance and rapid responsiveness so that its extensive line of fluid handling solutions are always readily available to companies who share OPW's commitment to safeguarding people and the environment in their daily operations.

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  • Dover Completes Acquisition of Tokheim Dispenser and Systems Businesses

    Jan 07, 2016
    OPW, a Dover company (NYSE: DOV) and a global leader in fluid-handling solutions, announced today that Dover Corporation has completed the acquisition of Tokheim Group S.A.S.'s dispenser and systems businesses and they are now part of OPW.

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  • OPW Honors Michael Zubel of Landmark Industries with the OPW Collaborative Product Improvement Award

    Oct 23, 2015
    OPW, a Dover company (NYSE: DOV) and a global leader in fluid handling solutions, is proud to award Michael Zubel of Houston-based Landmark Industries with its newly created OPW Collaborative Product Improvement Award. This new award recognizes OPW distributors and customers that demonstrate a level of collaborative partnership deemed to significantly exceed typical standards and results in a product improvement beneficial to the industry.

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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 Combines Three Business Units Into One to Better Serve Customers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

    Apr 02, 2015
    OPW, a Dover Company (NYSE: DOV) and the global leader in fluid handling solutions, announced today that as part of its growth strategy and One OPW initiative, it has consolidated its OPW KPS, OPW Fibrelite and OPW Fluid Transfer Group Europe management teams to create a single business unit, named OPW EMEA. The combined company will offer one of the broadest product portfolios focused on the safe and efficient handling of fuels and critical fluids in EMEA.

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