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Filtration and Separation news, November 2011

UOP LLC has entered into an exclusive marketing alliance with the Netherlands-based Twister BV to offer the Twister supersonic gas separation technology, w


Life sciences specialist Novasep has launched AbSolute High Cap, a new generation protein A media, based on modified silica.


Russell Finex has recently supplied a Self-Cleaning Russell metal edge industrial Eco Filter with a 63 micron wedgewire screen to Norwegian based honey pro


IKS International’s XiltriX real-time laboratory monitoring system can now monitor airborne particles.


Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is to increase prices globally for its Lewatit ion exchange resins.


Spectroscopy specialist Starna Scientific has appointed Nathan Hulme as director.


Protesa, a Spanish manufacturer of GRP (glass fibre reinforced polyester) pipes, has been awarded a contract for the supply and installation of GRP piping


Polymer Group, Inc. has developed a new platform technology that can produce nonwovens containing submicron fibres.


LiqTech International Inc has entered into a strategic alliance with Scandinavian Brake Systems to use the production capacity of its Notox division.


Four Siemens water services facilities in the US have been awarded ISO 14001 certification by Intertek Testing Services for improving their impact on the e


Donaldson Co has named Wim Vermeersch as vice president for its European, Middle Eastern and North African business from 1 January 2012.


Porvair plc’s Microfiltration division is to supply char filtration equipment to POSCO E&C’s coal-to-substitute natural gas (SNG) project in Gwangyang, Sou


Finland’s Wärtsilä Technology Oy Ab has made a recommended £8.25 per share cash offer for Hamworthy plc, valuing the pump, separator and water systems manu


Severn Trent Services’ ClorTec® on-site sodium hypochlorite generation disinfection system has been selected for use at the Singapore Public Utility Board’


BAC BV, a manufacturer of antibody based affinity purification technology, has joined with GE Healthcare Life Sciences to produce a new bioprocess affinity


Calgon Carbon Corp has completed a number of amendments to its revolving credit facility.


Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection specialist Berson’s medium pressure UV systems are being used in a trial in the Netherlands to treat hospital wastewater prio


Water technology company Xylem Inc’s leadership team and four representative employees rang the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) opening bell on 16 November


Contractor MODEC Inc has commissioned a Honeywell UOP Separex membrane system for processing natural gas on a new Floating Production, Storage and Offloadi


Nederman is to provide SSP Technology's wind blade production plant in Denmark with extraction and filtration systems for composite grinding dust and weldi


US private equity firm Liberation Capital is investing US$8 million in wastewater treatment technology company Bluewater Bio, through a revolving convertib


QUA, a US developer of advanced membrane products for water and wastewater treatment applications, has developed two new membrane products for the global w


Mann+Hummel has developed a new modular skid design for up to 50 parallel filter modules for the microfiltration and ultrafiltration of water.


Rasmus Folsø will join DESMI Ocean Guard A/S as managing director on 1 December 2011.


Baghouse specialist FilterSense says that its B-PAC series of baghouse performance analysers and controllers can help dust collector operators reduce opera


Pall has developed what it says is the first syringe filter certified for low extractables in high performance liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LCM


New Logic Research has commissioned a full-scale VSEP membrane separation system at a Brazilian ethanol plant.


NanoH2O, Inc’s QuantumFlux seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) membrane has received the 2011 Aquatech Innovation Award in the Water Supply category.


Pentair Inc has launched a hybrid deionisation (Hybrid DI) system using the company’s CrossCharge technology, reportedly the first electronic water purific


Tri-Tech Infrastructure LLC has won a US$690 000 contract to provide a water treatment system for Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge at Jasper Town, Alberta, Canad


Filter media manufacturer Hollingsworth & Vose has set up a warehouse operation in India under the name Hollingsworth & Vose Trading Company (India) Privat


Outotec has signed a €26 million contract with Quadra FNX Mining Ltd for the design and delivery of a process solution for the new copper-molybdenum concen


The international membrane industry will grow from US$1.5 billion in 2009 to US$2.8 billion in 2020, according to a new report by Lux Research.


Water technology companies APTwater Inc and Rochem AG have merged.


Specialty chemicals company Lanxess showcased a new range of Lewabrane membrane elements at Aquatech 2011, which took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands,


Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed the Thermo Scientific µDrop plate, which can measure samples down to 2 µL and can analyse up to 16 microlitre-scale


H2O Innovation Inc’s Professional Water Technologies has signed up three new distributors in Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa.


GKD-CompactFiltration has developed two new systems in its MAXFLOW range.


Sales of crossflow membrane equipment and consumable membrane modules will increase from US$8.6 billion this year to more than US$12 billion in 2017.


US private equity firm Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP) has acquired Cummins Inc’s light duty filtration assets.


Dow Automotive Systems’ AERIFY™ diesel particulate filter (DPF) plan, located in Midland, Michigan, USA, has now started commercial production on a small s


Fuel purifier manufacturer RCI Technologies has developed a 50 gpm fuel recirculating system for larger storage tanks.


Adhesives specialist H.B. Fuller Company’s UR3501 A/B two part adhesive for spiral wound membrane bonding for reverse osmosis (RO) filtration has been test


The Inversand Company has introduced GreensandPlus, a development of its current Manganese Greensand filtration process.


Metso has acquired Fabco Inc (Fabrication Company of Maine), a US manufacturer and servicer of filtration components for the pulp and paper industry.


Suez Environnement company Infilco Degremont is to provide Bluewater Bio International’s HYBACS technology to municipal and industrial wastewater treatment


Water technology company Xylem Inc is to distribute GE’s advanced membrane filtration products into the public utilities market.


Colbond has appointed Marc Krauth as vice-president Sales & Marketing.


Italian investment company Ambienta SGR is investing €16 million in the Amplio Filtration Group, almost exclusively through a capital increase for a minori


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