Riverside, MO – OPW Fluid Transfer Group, a part of Dover Corporation, announces the appointment of Gary Schriever to the position of Market Manager, Biofuels effective October 1, 2006. In this role, Schriever will be responsible for the growth and development of the company's position within the biofuels industry. Schriever will develop an integrated suite of biofuel-compatible products, using all six divisions of OPW Fluid Transfer Group's products. The Group is comprised of OPW Engineered Systems, Midland Manufacturing, Civacon, Knappco and OPW Fluid Transfer Group – Europe. Schriever will also coordinate the sales strategies with each of the six division's, with a special emphasis on ethanol producers, shippers and original equipment manufacturers.
"The ethanol, biodiesel and entire biofuels market is very important to OPW Fluid Transfer Group and its six market-leading divisions. Gary Schriever brings an impressive level of experience from the fueling industry," said John Anderson, President, OPW Fluid Transfer Group. "We are looking forward to continued growth into the biofuels market and the partnerships Gary will create in the coming months."
Schriever has been with the OPW Fluid Transfer Group for more than six years and most recently was the Industrial Product Manager at OPW Engineered Systems. In that role, he managed the loading systems, swivels and instrumentation product lines for OPW Engineered Systems on a global basis, including the development and implementation of marketing plans, pricing strategies, and regional sales management. Schriever holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
For more information on the OPW Fluid Transfer Group's ethanol and biofuel-compatible products, please go to www.opw-ftg.com.
OPW Fluid Transfer Group, organized in 1998 and part of Dover Corporation, is comprised of six market-leading operating companies – each dedicated to designing, manufacturing and distributing world class solutions that assist in the safe handling and transporting of hazardous bulk products. The Group is comprised of three market units: Chemical and Industrial, Rail and Cargo Tank, and six market-leading operating companies: OPW Engineered Systems, Midland Manufacturing, Civacon, Knappco and OPW Fluid Transfer Group – Europe. The company has manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, Brazil and India; it has sales offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Shanghai. For more information, please visit www.opw-ftg.com.