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Filtration and Separation news, April 2011

Production has started at Affinia Group’s new filtration products manufacturing plant in Longkou City, Shandong Province, China.


Following a slowdown in the power industry, the prospects for power plant air pollution control system suppliers are looking positive, according to data fo


A number of water experts have met at Disinfection 2011 to discuss the research, methods, and technology of water disinfection and reuse.


Crown Solutions, a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company, will supply the initial equipment for a new water treatment plant (WTP) based in a silver


BASF has signed an agreement to acquire ultrafiltration membrane specialist inge watertechnologies AG.


Mike Speetzen and Frank Jimenez are to become chief financial officer and general counsel respectively of the new water company that will be formed later t


Sartorius shareholders have approved a plan to transform Sartorius AG into a management holding company.


FSI Energy Services Inc has entered into a joint venture agreement with Powell Water (Canada) Inc, to provide design, manufacturing, sales and service for


Air filtration company Vokes Air is restructuring into two business units: Clean Air and Engineered Solutions.


A Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company, HPD Systems, has been chosen by mining conglomerate Vale to provide the engineering design for evaporation


The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) have joined together along with more than 170 delegates from water,


UK-based Sepura has introduced a condensate cleaner which is designed to clean condensate from compressor systems with capacities up to 60cfm (1.7m³ or 11k


Degrémont has selected Energy Recovery Inc’s PX Pressure Exchanger (PX) energy recovery devices for the Marina Baja-Mutxamel seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO


Mining company Northland Resources AB has selected Metso to supply minerals processing equipment and services for its two process lines in Kaunisvaara, Swe


Met-Pro Corp’s Environmental Air Solutions business unit is to supply a Duall brand air pollution control system to a large industrial facility specialisin


Norit X-Flow is supplying its Aquaflex units and membrane modules to Germany’s WTE Wassertechnik GmbH for the 250 000 m3/day South-West Moscow drinking wat


Yasushi Nakahira has been appointed general manager and chief executive officer of the Nitto Denko/Hydranautics Global Membrane Division, based in Oceansid


GE is to install its zero liquid discharge (ZLD) wastewater recycling technology at the Russell City Energy Center (RCEC).


Great Western Manufacturing has developed a sifter/screener that can be dismantled quickly for inspection or screen changes.


VWS Westgarth, a subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS), has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marin


Parker Hannifin has launched an online filter selector program to help users find the most suitable Parker hydraulic or lubrication filter.


3M has extended its range of scale control filters for coffee and vending operators.


Walter Lamparter has been appointed as managing director of Stulz H + E, the German water infrastructure specialist.


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc has developed a next generation near-infrared (NIR) spectrometer for real-time blend analysis, drying and other process analyt


The private equity firm Permira is acquiring BakerCorp, a provider of containment, pumping, filtration and shoring equipment rental solutions, for US$960 m


Aquatech has secured a complete turnkey EPC contract for a 10 000 cubic metres/day waste and sewage treatment and recycle project for the Chhatrapati Shiva


Oceanside, California-based Nitto Denko/Hydranautics has promoted Santi Talo to senior sales director responsible for the Europe, Africa and the Middle Eas


Toray Membrane USA has appointed of Peter Waldron as business development manager.


ITT Corp’s Analytics brand has launched the TitroLine titrator series for advanced titration and dosing applications.


GE has doubled the production capacity of its water technologies manufacturing plant in Wuxi New Zone in eastern China, adding a number of product lines an


Life sciences provider Eppendorf AG has upgraded its epTIPS motion rack. The racks now include new colour-coded trays for easier identification of tip volu


Envirogen Technologies Inc is to provide a new biological odour control system for the City of La Feria in Texas, USA.


German company inge watertechnologies has equipped the local waterworks in the ancient town of Trier with a new ultrafiltration system.


Gebr Kufferath AG (GKD) has developed NeverLeak, a range of re-screenable plate filtration elements made of precoat filters designed for biorefinery proces


H2O Innovation India Ltd, H2O Innovation Inc’s Indian joint venture, has opened its first manufacturing plant near Vadodara in India.


Fuel conditioning specialist Algae-X International (AXI) has developed a range of automated fuel polishing systems which offer fully automated control and


There are 340 large air pollution upgrade projects outside China due to be completed in 2011, with a utility investment of more than US$21 billion, says Mc


Private equity firm Doughty Hanson is selling portfolio company Norit Holdings BV’s Clean Process Technologies (CPT) division to Pentair Inc in a €503 mill


At Ahlstrom Corp, Paul Stenson has been appointed executive vice president, Business Development, and a member of the executive management team from 30 May


Finnish mining company Outotec has acquired Australian Process Technology Pty Ltd’s vertical pressure filter (VPF) technology and its intellectual property


Spectroscopy specialist Axiom Analytical, Inc has been awarded certification under the International Standards Organization ISO-9001:2008 standard.


Consumer demand in the US for water purification and air cleaning systems will increase 5.2% per year to US$1.7 billion in 2014, according to a new report.


Registration and housing are now open for WEFTEC 2011, the Water Environment Federation’s 84th annual technical exhibition and conference that takes place


Calgon Carbon Corp has completed the acquisition of Calgon Carbon Japan KK, the former joint venture between Calgon Carbon Corp and Mitsubishi Chemical Cor


ITT Residential & Commercial Water and ITT Watermark have launched an Ideation Challenge on InnoCentive to help address water issues worldwide.


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