Civacon News & Press Releases


  • OPW Showcasing Several Products at 2019 PEI-NACS That Provide Improved End-User Customer Experience

    Sep 17, 2019
    During PEI-NACS at the Georgia World Congress Center on October 2-4, OPW will welcome attendees to Booth 4311 for a closer look at products from OPW Retail Fueling, Vehicle Wash Solutions and Civacon. Here are just a few of the leading-edge innovations these business units will be presenting at PEI-NACS 2019.

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  • Fuel Retain: A Lurking Revenue Killer

    Sep 16, 2019
    Because fuel shortages hurt driver-station relationships, and because mixed fuel can cause time-consuming clean-ups and compromise customer vehicles, a little leftover product is a big deal. Fuel retain may also lead to an overfill condition, which is a dangerous fire hazard and a costly waste of fuel.

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  • How To Ensure You Deliver The Correct Fuel Every Time

    Sep 02, 2019
    Regular, or low-octane, gasoline does not go into a Formula 1 race car. Diesel shouldn’t go into your gasoline-powered sedan. When pulling into a fueling station, customers are depending on the diligence of the station to keep incompatible fuels from getting into their tanks. Though it’s simple for customers to hit a button and dispense the correct fuel, for a fuel delivery driver, there are tens of thousands of chances to make a loading or unloading error that results in customers driving off with compromised tanks.

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  • How To Eliminate Overfill In Your Trailer

    Aug 14, 2019
    Overfill, a condition in tank trailers that are loaded without, in some instances, having fully dispensed previous product, is a flammable, environmentally-damaging threat to safety. Fortunately, there are technological solutions to stop overfill, but slow adoption is keeping the fuel supply chain at risk.

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  • Saving Time and Money with Self-Diagnosing Equipment

    Jul 29, 2019
    For the last few decades, analog non-permissive overfill-detection systems have sidelined tank trailers. Performing manual diagnostics to find the source of the problem, which likely requires a trip to a repair shop, is time-consuming, and it can halt a fuel delivery operation. Having to search for the cause of this type of tank trailer issue is becoming a thing of the past, however, as new digital systems offer real-time diagnosis.

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  • Moving On From Analog Loading and Unloading

    Jun 03, 2019
    Artificial intelligence and digital reporting are being integrated into industries at a rapid pace, allowing businesses to operate with a greater knowledge of their performance and improved process control. However, this process has been slow in tank truck transportation, where analog and manually activated technology are the standard.

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  • NEW VIDEO: Civacon Mission Puts People and Environment First

    May 21, 2019
    Our mission is to improve the safety of the transfer of hazardous fluids - that’s priority number one. We accomplish this through innovation and implementation of the latest technologies to not only make fuel delivery safer, but also more efficient for our customers...and our customers’ customers.

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  • New Civacon Website Designed for Elegant User Experience

    Feb 04, 2019
    Civacon, a world leader in tank-truck components and systems, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. Easy to navigate, mobile responsive and elegantly designed, the new website embodies Civacon’s commitment to delivering what’s next for tank-truck components and systems.

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  • OPW Product Features from the PEI-NACS Expo

    Nov 06, 2018
    OPW introduced “what’s next” in fueling innovation at the Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) Convention at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show last month in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  • Petrol Plaza and OPW President Kevin Long Recap UNITI Expo 2018

    Jun 01, 2018
    Check out Petrol Plaza’s new interview with OPW President Kevin Long, explaining how we’re Defining What’s Next!

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  • OPW Enjoys A Highly Successful UNITI Expo Defining What’s Next in Retail Fueling

    May 22, 2018
    OPW enjoyed three robust days showcasing its latest fueling innovations at Europe’s most prestigious retail fueling exhibition, the 2018 UNITI Expo.

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  • PetrolPlaza: Interview with Kevin Long, OPW's new President

    Oct 31, 2017
    At the NACS/PEI Show we had the chance to speak to Kevin Long, President of OPW - one the of the leading forecourt equipment manufacturers in the industry. We discuss the company's 125th anniversary, the challenges facing the industry and the formation of Dover Fueling Solutions.

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  • 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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