Civacon News & Press Releases


  • Civacon Covers All Bases in Petroleum-Transport Components

    Dec 09, 2019
    With the many different truck models and styles that are traversing the nation’s roads, it is impossible to create an all-in-one equipment package for the loading and unloading of diverse petroleum-based products. Therefore, Civacon offers a complete portfolio of components, equipment and systems for tank trucks and trailers, all of which are dedicated to the safe transport of petroleum products

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  • Civacon’s Specific Solutions for Handling General Industrial Products

    Nov 19, 2019
    Realizing the impossibility of creating a one-size-fits-all solution for the loading and unloading of diverse dry bulk or liquid materials, Civacon offers a full-range portfolio of cargo-truck components that can satisfy the needs of what it terms “General Industrial” product-handling applications.

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  • Civacon Helps You Carry Crude Confidently

    Nov 04, 2019
    With the number of shipments via crude-oil trailer expanding, the haulers must keep in mind that crude oil is a hazardous commodity that must be handled with extreme care. To assist, Civacon has constructed a complete family of components that are dedicated to optimizing the safety, reliability and efficiency of crude-oil trailers.

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  • Is It Time to Optimize Your Dry Bulk Transport Unloading Capabilities?

    Oct 22, 2019
    The commodities moved in dry bulk transport consist of a diverse portfolio of dry, finely granulated, pourable goods. These materials can range from sugar, grain, flour and starch to cement, fly ash, sand and plastic pellets. To ensure that the bottom unloading of all dry bulk products can be completed reliably and on time, Civacon has built a complete portfolio of bottom-unloading equipment.

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  • Civacon Showcases Digitized Solutions at Tank Truck Week

    Oct 09, 2019
    Civacon, OPW’s truck transportation business unit, has been steadily perfecting this process, making life for fleets and fuel customers easier, and the company’s latest solutions were on display at North America’s premier tank truck trade show in Nashville.

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  • 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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