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Filtration and Separation news, October 2009

CLC Air’s pilot program with a major US retail chain to sell its high-end Purolator branded residential HVAC filters is to come to an end.


Lawn care provider, TruGreen is in the beginning stages of a pilot programme aiming to reduce the company’s impact on the environment.


Valuable rainwater can be captured and treated with Highland Tank’s harvesting, collection and filtering systems.


Jim Hotchkies has been appointed vice president of marketing - Americas for the Toray series of ultrafiltration (UF) & membrane bioreactor (MBR) technologi


Parkson Corp, which specializes in advanced solutions in water recycling and treatment, has launched an Excellent Leadership in Technology and Engineering


Combining five different air cleaning technologies and a 16 stage multi-layer filtering system, the range of air purifiers from LG Electronics can clear t


Purolator Filters is helping technicians and service providers to advise their customers on whether to use the company’s premium Purolator PureONE or the P


West Delta Electricity Production Company and consultant PGESCo chose Aquatech for the company’s Multiple Effect Distillation (MED) technology.


Ahlstrom has announced price increases on its filter media products for transportation and specialty filtration, as a result of the rise in raw material co


The pneumatically actuated filter from Cross Manufacturing combines Cross ‘zero gravity’ filtration technology and a simple pneumatic operation.


Crux Biomedical Inc has designed the Crux IVC filter to trap blood clots which can lead to pulmonary embolisms (PE), a blockage of the main artery of the l


Alfred Weber is to take over from Dr Dieter Seipler as president and CEO of Mann+Hummel on 1 January 2010.


SPX Corp has finalized the sale of its automotive filtration solutions business unit Filtran to Madison Capital Partners.


ITT Corp has officially opened a production and service centre in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, giving Gulf-region customers local supply, engineering and after-ma


Two communities in the Ba province of Fiji have received Point One Filters from the Fiji Water Foundation and the United States-based Give Clean Water Inc.


Manukau Water and budget advisor Darryl Evans have complained to the Commerce Commission about tactics being used by some door-to-door salespeople selling


The SL Series automatic vacuum filters are designed for coolant in machine tool applications with high stock removal rates and heavily aerated oils.


Pall Corp has officially opened its new corporate headquarters in Port Washington, New York.


The Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) and PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, have set up the Netherlands Water House to improve cooperation and stre


Two Sinopec plants in China will use Siemens Water Technologies’ Zimpro wet air oxidation to treat sulfidic, caustic wastewater generated in the production


Scientists in Arkansas believe carbon nanotubes (CNTs) could have benefits for agriculture.


Paste and high rate thickening is being used a means of maximizing water efficiency in the coal industry.


Two plants in Jordon and Israel will be used to test the reverse osmosis (RO) desalination process developed by professors at Ben-Gurion University and the


Diesel particulate filter manufacturer Rypos Inc has secured US$8 million in funding from Craton Equity Partners, a California clean technology fund.


A Colorado airport has taken delivery of two Highland oil/water separators.


San Diego, California-based SPX Global, together with Iraq Global of Bagdad, has delivered 325 solar powered water purification systems to Iraq’s Ministry


Millipore Corporation has completed a US$2 million solar panel installation project at its Bedford, Massachusetts, facility.


Hyflux Ltd will use Pump Engineering’s energy recovery technology in the sea water reverse osmosis plant in Magtaa, on the northwest coast of Algeria.


Siemens will provide process equipment and design and start-up services for a wastewater treatment system at the Pearl Valley Cheese production facility in


Two of Pall Corporation’s mobile military water treatment systems, supplied to the Australian Army, have been deployed as part of "Operation Padang Assist"


Parkers Hydraulic Filter Division Europe has released a new ParFit cross reference guide to make it easier to find the right ParFit filter element for any


The Kevlar K29 AP is available in a range of deniers with up to 15% higher strength than standard K29.


BiotechQ Environment Technologies Inc has agreed to design and build the water treatment plant at the Minto copper mine in the Canadian Yukon.


Kama paper mill in Krasnokamsk, Russia, will use approximately 180 of Vacon’s AC drives as part of an extensive modernisation project.


Modern Water plc has won the Achievement in Sustainability award at the 2009 AIM Awards, organized by the London Stock Exchange.


The Finnish mining and metallurgical technology company Outotec Oyj has announced a €93 million takeover offer for Larox Corp, the industrial filter manufa


US filter maker Pall Corp has set up its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore in partnership with the Singapore Economic Development Board.


Sales levels at Porvair have been relatively stable in the last three months and the company has been profitable and cash generative, in line with manageme


Brent Hillier is the new head of Siemens Water Technologies’ US business.


Calgon Carbon Corp has launched a new corporate logo which symbolizes the company’s anticipated long-term growth.


The Israeli food and beverage conglomerate Strauss Group has closed the acquisition of Tana Industries Ltd and it’s Tami 4 water bar system, through the gr


The biological submerged aerated filtration system (SAF) from Tetra has passed pilot tests in cold-weather ammonium removal.


P.S. Apliclor has been certified as meeting internationally recognised standards for environmental and quality management systems.


Pall Life Sciences has launched Mustang Q XT ion exchange chromatography capsules in a new re-usable format.


Parker Hannifin has introduced a line of disposable filter units designed to protect sensitive equipment and instrumentation from contamination found in co


Koch Membrane Systems is introducing the MegaMagnum reverse osmosis (RO) and nanofiltration (NF) systems and Puron submerged membrane modules.


Hydro Engineering Inc. has developed a car wash reclaim system that recycles 100% of all collected wash water.


Berkefeld, a subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies was awarded the contract by RWE Power AG.


Biwater AEWT Inc has won the contract to design and supply a new membrane desalination system for Port Hueneme in California.


Austria’s BWT Group has completed the acquisition of Christ Water Technology Group’s pharmaceutical water activities including a 49% stake in the biopharma


Bilge water filters from MyCelx improve environmental impact and prevent pollution


Outlaw Racing Products has expanded into the All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) market with air filters.


ProSep Inc has won a US$12.9 million contract to supply a CO2 gas separation membrane package to Ecopetrol SA, Colombia’s state-owned oil & gas company.


Italy’s Pirelli has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hixih Group to build a factory in Yanzhou, Shandong province, China to manufacture particulat


American Water Works Co Inc is partnering with Netherlands-based organisations Vitens, RWB Waterservices, University of Twente, and WE Consult to launch a


Canada’s Biorem Inc is to supply a two-stage air emissions control system to remove the odorous compounds from the air at a municipal wastewater treatment


The 40 nm-rated semiconductor filter from W.L. Gore & Associates is intended for use with chemicals in wet processes and distribution systems.


The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to set up filtration plants at well sites


All bets are off; Cache Creek Casino Resort has won big due to its unique approach to treating a difficult source water.


Meissner Filtration Products Inc has released a new brochure featuring their Small Flow Element (SFE) line of filters and housings.


Layne Christensen has announced its exclusive license to sell membrane bioreactor, Poreflon in America


Mann+Hummel has entered the market for ceramic diesel particulate filters.


The accreditation is an endorsement of the quality of the microbiological prepared media that Cherwell Laboratories manufactures within the pharmaceutical


SPX Corp is selling its interest in automotive filtration solutions provider Filtran to Madison Capital Partners.


BioPetroClean has signed a global commercial agreement with Dow Chemical Company to significantly strengthen its distribution channels.


inge watertechnologies AG will be presenting Multibore membranes at WEFTEC 2009


Boll has launched the Boll 6.18.3 filter for the pre-filtration of sea water prior to the Ballast water treatment plant.


The recently-inaugurated King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and The Dow Chemical Co are to set up the Dow Middle East R&D Center at


GLV Inc has received large-scale contracts worth C$30.3 million for its Water Treatment Group (Eimco Water Technologies) in recent weeks.


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