OPW to market Goodyear petroleum dispensing hoses in Europe
Sep 12, 2012 11:41 AM
OPW Fueling Components EMEA, a global business unit of OPW Fueling Components Group, a Dover Company, announced it has reached an exclusive long-term sales and marketing agreement with Veyance Technologies, the manufacturer of Goodyear Industrial Hose, to act as the sole sales and marketing channel for Veyance Technolgies petroleum dispensing hoses and other related products used in commercial and retail fueling markets. The markets covered in this agreement include Europe and other select markets within EMEA.
A new, locally assembled and co-branded hose named “Avance by OPW” is available from OPW’s European operations. Avance hoses are available as individual products or an integral part of the new Avance Next Generation Hanging Hardware kits —www.AvancebyOPW.com.
Carman Kobza, managing director of OPW Fueling Components EMEA , says: “By bringing together two of the world’s strongest and most respected fueling equipment brands, we are able to provide customers an unparalleled fueling solution. As a result, this is a win-win for both of our companies. OPW will provide the industry-focused marketing expertise and distribution channel to help Veyance Technologies expand its petroleum hose sales. In return, Veyance Technologies will help OPW by providing a high-quality, complementary fueling component that completes our hanging hardware solution offering to our customers.”
Veyance Technologies manufacture a complete family of Goodyear petroleum dispensing hose products—all of which are EN- and UL-listed—that provide unmatched durability and reliability through increased flexibility, lighter weight and extended flex performance. By virtue of this agreement, OPW will combine the strengths of its EMEA sales team, technical support capabilities and distribution network with Goodyear’s decades of proven success in the petroleum-hose industry to provide customers a highly valued, and integrated hanging hardware fueling solution.
“Being aligned with OPW, the world’s leading fueling equipment brand, is very exciting for us,” says David Da Silva, Veyance Technologies general manager and vice-president EuroAsia. “This agreement brings our petroleum-hose sales and marketing efforts into focus. It will allow us to effectively engage the commercial and retail petroleum markets and promote the benefits of our technologies so we can tap into the potential this important market has to offer. We are very proud to team up with a company on the caliber of OPW.”
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