supported by exports reached an all-time high with more
than 11. 7 million, up by 1. 8 million since 2009, according
to the International Trade Administration.
American companies are nominated for “E” Awards
through the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service office
network, located within the Department of Commerce’s
International Trade Administration.
OPW COMBINES BUSINESS UNITS IN EUROPE,
THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
OPW has consolidated its OPW KPS, OPW Fibrelite
and OPW Fluid Transfer Group Europe management
teams to create a single business unit, named OPW EMEA.
The combined company will offer one of the broadest
product portfolios, focused on the safe and efficient
handling of fuels and critical fluids in Europe, the Middle
East and Africa (EMEA).
Phil Carlin has been
director of the new business
unit and will report directly
to OPW president David
Crouse. Harry Gilde,
managing director of OPW
Fluid Transfer Group
Europe, and Ian Thompson,
managing director of
Carlin will be based at OPW EMEA headquarters
in Kungsör, Sweden. He joined OPW in 2000 and has
filled multiple roles with the company, including several
senior executive positions. As general manager of the
OPW Electronic Systems business unit, Carlin was
integral in several global expansion initiatives, including
opening an OPW sales office in Russia, expanding
OPW’s engineering resources in Poland and India, and
leading operations in Brazil.
OPW also announced
that Michael Savignac
has joined OPW as vice
president and general
manager for the OPW
business unit. Savignac
succeeds Carlin and will
report to OPW president
“Mike’s prior success at PDQ makes him the ideal
candidate to lead OPW’s Electronic Systems business
unit,” said Crouse.
Most recently, Savignac served as president for
Florida-based Datamax-O’Neil, developing and providing thermal printing solutions to a global marketplace.
Prior to Datamax-O’Neil, he was executive vice president and then president of PDQ Manufacturing.
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