September’s top filtration stories

Filtration+Separation’s most popular news stories in September included Pentair’s acquisition of Pleatco Filtration, Mann+Hummel’s new self-cleaning filter and the launch of Clear Edge Filtration’s Lotus Range of filter media.

1. Pentair to acquire Pleatco Filtration

Pentair plc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pleatco, a US manufacturer of water filtration and clean air technologies for pool, spa and industrial air applications, in a US$255 million cash transaction.

2. Mann+Hummel offers self-cleaning filter

Mann+Hummel’s new ENTARON XR self-cleaning air filter is designed to eliminate manual cleaning of the air filter element in engines of construction and agricultural machinery.

3. Clear Edge Filtration launches new range of filter media

Clear Edge Filtration has released its Lotus Range filter media, designed for the mining and minerals industry to provide longer-life, decrease the frequency of filter cloth changes, and increase efficiency in mining and mineral processing dewatering operations.