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Filtration and Separation news, March 2012

Pentair Inc is to combine with Tyco International Ltd’s Flow Control business in a tax-free, all-stock merger.


Cummins Inc has officially inaugurated the new Cummins Global Logistics Center in Rumst, Belgium.


Met-Pro Corp’s Environmental Air Solutions business unit has received a US$500 000 order to supply three Duall brand air pollution control systems for a US


Ruby Chandy is joining filter maker Pall Corp next month as president of its US$1.3 billion Industrial business.


United Envirotech Ltd is acquiring a water supply plant and a wastewater treatment facility in Changyi City, Shandong Province, China.


Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is now offering Lewabrane membrane separation elements for reverse osmosis to complement its established Lewatit ion ex


Alfa Laval is to supply newly developed decanters to clean industrial wastewater in Canada.


Dow Water & Process Solutions’ film technology will be used in the treatment of water at the Ordos Dalate municipal drinking water treatment plant, in Inne


Merck Millipore has introduced a 50 L single-use stirred tank bioreactor for process development and pilot scale mammalian cell culture, part of its Mobius


Pentair Residential Filtration, LLC, a subsidiary of Pentair, Inc has launched its new electronic water purification system for the North American water in


Xylem Inc has opened a new distribution and customer service centre in Moscow, Russia.


The International Desalination Association (IDA) has announced details of the first set of courses and faculty for its new IDA Desalination Academy, which


A consortium of Hyflux Utility (India) Pte Ltd, Hitachi Ltd and Itochu Corp are to develop a seawater desalination plant in the Dahej Special Economic Zone


The world’s drinking water plants will increase their expenditure on treatment and flow control products by more than 5% this year, with purchases exceedin


Freudenberg Filtration Technologies India Private Limited has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Pyramid Filters Private Limited, with effect f


Water and wastewater specialist Epuramat has developed a new version of Box4Water, its containerised wastewater treatment plant which is more compact and o


McIlvaine Co’s Air Pollution Monitoring & Sampling World Markets report suggests that the emissions monitoring market will be worth US$2.5 billion in 2012.


Bibby Scientific, a UK developer of laboratory products, has developed the new Genova Plus life science UV/visible spectrophotometer as part of its Jenway


The Water Environment Federation (WEF) executive director Jeff Eger along with other industry leaders has urge members of the US House of Representatives t


Air filter manufacturer Flanders Corp is being bought by an affiliate of private equity firm Insight Equity Holdings LLC in a US$192 million deal.


Imbrium International Ltd and Australia’s Humes Water Solutions have expanded their strategic business relationship, with Humes becoming a licencee of Imbr


The Indian city of Nagpur has awarded Veolia Water India a 25-year drinking water service operation and maintenance contract.


Envirogen Technologies Inc has introduced a new small footprint fluidized bed reactor (FBR) system designed to treat low flows of selenium-laden coal minin


WesTech Engineering has supplied process equipment for the Northeast Alabama Water District’s (NEAW) High Point Water Treatment Plant near Henager in Alaba


Forward osmosis technology company Oasys Water is teaming up with Select Energy Services LLC to bring its Membrane Brine Concentrator to the oil and gas se


South Korean joint venture ProSep Kolon is to provide a produced water treatment package to Hyundai Engineering Co Ltd for a gas processing plant under con


Evaporation technology from GE will help to improve wastewater recovery at an oil sands project near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada.


Pervatech has developed a unit for testing dehydration processes in ceramic pervaporation membranes and organophilic pervaporation with PDMS-based pervapor


Merck Millipore, the life science division of Merck, has launched CellPrime, a recombinant human lysozyme for increased recovery in biopharmaceutical produ


Centrifugal separation specialist Alfa Laval has won a SEK50 million order to deliver a range of Alfa Laval products, including filters, to a brewery in In


US-based Eagle Nonwovens says that it has ordered its third 6m wide Dilo Group needlepunch line, which will be delivered in early July 2012.


H2O Innovation Inc’s Professional Water Technologies has developed SpectraGuard 350, a high performance antiscalant.


Aqua-Chem Inc has entered into a strategic joint venture with Brazil-based Vicel Group, to manufacture and assemble Aqua-Chem’s fresh water makers at the V


H2O Innovation Inc has secured C$2.8 million in new contracts to provide custom-built water treatment systems to industrial and municipal end-users in the


Enviro Voraxial Technology Inc has shipped a multi-unit Voraxial separator order to a South American national oil company.


Pentair X-Flow will supply its Seaflex ultrafiltration (UF) membranes to the Al Zawrah seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant in Ajman, United Arab Emirates


SWECO, a business unit of M-I .LC, has launched the C2 Gasket, a sanitary, conductive gasket that can ground screens, eliminating the static that can build


Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies’ Aquamove Mofi-UF-65C ultrafiltration mobile unit is now available in Europe for industrial water treatment.


Industrial fluid filtration company Eclipse Magnetics has launched Micromag HP50, a magnetic filter suitable for applications up to 50 bar fluid pressure.


The Water Environment Federation has developed a new strategic direction stressing innovation and increasing awareness of the value of water as well as a c


Energy recovery device and pump maker Energy Recovery Inc has restructured its leadership team for the next phase of the company’s growth.


Private equity firm Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP) has sold Universal Air Filter (UAF) to the Chicago-based Filtration Group.


BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc’s new ion exchange plant at the Dexing mine in China has recieved a C$550 000 technology innovation grant from the Ji


US water and wastewater utility company American Water is to manage start-up and operations for a wastewater pre-treatment plant at City Brewery in Latrobe


Global Environmental Solutions (GES) has selected Energy Recovery Inc’s PX Pressure Exchanger devices for the largest desalination plant expansion in Israe


Xylem, formerly ITT Water & Wastewater, has won all four lots of a new Thames Water Framework agreement in the UK.


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