Midland recognized for its efforts within TRANSCAER
SKOKIE, ILLINOIS - April 23, 2015 - Midland Manufacturing, part of OPW, is proud to announce it was honored at the 2015 Chlorine Institute Annual Meeting & Technology Symposium. Midland was recognized for its ongoing support of the Chlorine Institute's TRANSCAER Program. TRANSCAER (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) is a voluntary national outreach effort to help communities prepare for and respond to a possible hazardous materials transportation incident.
Members of TRANSCAER are heavily invested in protecting people and the
environment. By providing hands-on education, training materials, emergency planning assistance, and an avenue of sharing best practices, TRANSCAER gives first-responders and community leaders the opportunity to understand the intricacies and implications of hazmat response.
In 2014, approximately 55,000 people took part in face-to-face training sessions with TRANSCAER across the United States and Canada. Midland Manufacturing aided in many of these sessions by providing in- and out-of-classroom instruction, as well as, the donation of its industry-leading Emergency Response Kits (ERK)
. These kits come with high quality, durable and heavy-duty tools, and special capping equipment to quickly and safely cap leaking fittings on the top of pressurized railcars.
Steve Herbst, Product Manager for Midland, accepted the award on Midland's behalf. "Midland Manufacturing wants to make rail transportation and the movement of commodities via rail as safe as possible," said Herbst. "It's a never-ending journey, but every step increases the safety of our communities and environment."
Midland is proud to accept this recognition and is honored to be part of TRANSCAER.
If you would like to join TRANSCAER or learn more, visit www.transcaer.com
For more on Midland Manufacturing and its products, please go to www.midlandmfg.com
. About Midland Manufacturing:
Midland Manufacturing is part of OPW, a global leader in fully integrated fluid handling, management, monitoring and control solutions for the safe and efficient handling of critical petroleum-derived fluids from the refinery to the commercial and retail points of consumption, including loading systems, rail and transport tank truck equipment, tank gauging equipment and automated fuel management systems, valves and fittings, underground and above ground storage tank equipment, spill containers, overfill prevention devices, secondary containment sumps and flexible piping, fuel dispensing products, including swivels, breakaways, industrial and automatic dispensing nozzles for vapor recovery, gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuels, and clean energy fueling nozzles and accessories for LPG, Hydrogen and CNG. OPW also manufactures automated vehicle wash systems. OPW has 1,650+ employees with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Brazil, China and India and sales offices around the world. OPW is an operating company within the Fluids segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV). For more information on OPW, please visit www.opwglobal.com.