Company’s Director of Product Management to give presentation regarding importance and capabilities of couplings in hazardous-chemical-handling applications
LEBANON, OH, September 25, 2018 – OPW Engineered Systems is pleased and proud to announce that Dave Morrow, its Director of Product Management, will be giving a presentation at this year's Hose+Coupling World Expo Americas, which will be held from Oct. 16-17 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX.
At his presentation, titled “Are You Selecting The Right Coupler For Your Application?,” Morrow will offer a comprehensive look at the factors that could contribute to product loss and potential harm to people and the environment when loading and unloading hazardous chemicals, of which there are more than one million shipments in the United States every day. He will specifically note the pros and cons of every category of chemical-coupling technology, with an emphasis on ensuring overall safety when handling hazardous or dangerous fluids in high-pressure and high-temperature applications.
“Choosing the right coupling technology can be a very difficult process, with countless variables to consider, regulations to follow and different technologies from which to choose,” explained Morrow. “By working through a personalized design and installation process with their supplier, terminal operators will be able to play a hands-on role in engineering a perfect coupling system that protects product, people and the environment.”
The portfolio of available couplings styles – whether standard or customizable – has grown quickly in size and sophistication in recent years, driven by the idea that loss of fluid in any amount upon disconnection cannot be tolerated because of stronger environmental regulations, enhanced worker safety considerations, the high value of the fluids being handled and the extreme levels of cleanliness that must now be maintained at loading/unloading racks. Attendees at the seminar will be presented with actionable intelligence regarding coupling choice and operation that will help them meet the guidelines of responsible business practices and stewardship, comply with strict environmental regulations and enhance overall business performance.
In conjunction with Morrow’s presentation, OPW Engineered Systems will be displaying its portfolio of industry-leading couplings and product-containment systems in Booth No. 702 at the Hose+Coupling World Expo Americas.
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About OPW Engineered Systems
OPW Engineered Systems 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. For more information on OPW, please visit www.opwglobal.com.