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Filtration and Separation news, October 2012

Ahlstrom is introducing price increases in the first quarter of 2013 for its filtration materials globally as a consequence of the continued high level of


Baldwin Filters recently welcomed distributors to Baldwin University, a three-day filtration seminar, at its headquarters in Kearney, Nebraska, USA.


Bluewater Bio International, the provider of water and wastewater treatment technologies, has appointed Fergus Rooksby as commercial director.


Pall Corp has been named one of the greenest companies in America by Newsweek magazine for the third time.


Ahlstrom has completed the acquisition of Munktell Filter AB, a Swedish producer of filtration materials mainly for life science and laboratory application


Xylem Inc. has released of its first sustainability report as a stand-alone company.


ASCO Numatics has introduced a 316L stainless steel version of its series 353 pulse valve for use in dust collector systems.


India’s Concord Enviro Systems Pvt Ltd has signed an exclusive global licence agreement to use Memsys membrane distillation technology to treat molasses wa


Powder Systems Ltd has introduced a smaller version of its Glass Filter Dryer GFD® production filter dryer.


CLARCOR Air Filtration Products, Inc. (CLC Air), a subsidiary of CLARCOR Inc. is expanding the production and distribution capabilities at its current manu


Wet Drum Separators from Eriez® have been designed for automatic, continuous recovery of magnetite or ferrosilicon in heavy media operations and concentrat


United Water has completed a US$52 million upgrade at its East Providence Water Pollution Control Facility in Rhode Island, USA.


Parker Hannifin Corp is to buy watermaker manufacturer Sea Recovery from Danfoss A/S with effect from 1 November 2012, strengthening its position in seawat


OriginOil Inc has signed its first agreement to licence its proprietary CLEAN-FRAC process with oil and gas water treatment firm Pearl H2O.


After two events held under the name of IFAT ENTSORGA, environmental technology trade fair reverts to its original name of IFAT


Wärtsilä Corp has won a contract to supply ballast water management systems (BWMS) to four platform supply vessels (PSVs) being built for Tidewater Marine


The city of Veresegyház in Hungary will use GE ZeeWeed 500D ultrafiltration membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology to increase water reuse at its water treat


The INDA is running a Nonwoven Filter Media training course on 5-6 December 2012 at its headquarters in Cary, North Carolina in the USA.


Neptune-Benson LLC, a Coventry, Rhode Island, USA-based manufacturer of commercial aquatic filtration systems, has appointed Michael Griffin as the company


Lydall Performance Materials will implement a general price increase for orders shipped on or after 1 December 2012.


Ahlstrom expects its sales volume development during the rest of this year to be weaker than the company had earlier estimated due to lower than anticipate


Imerys Filtration Minerals Inc is increasing its prices for products shipped within North America from 15 November 2012.


A Membrane Filtration one-day training course is being presented on behalf of The Filtration Society by Alfa Laval Nakskov, Denmark, and Filtration Solutio


Dr. Christian Heinrich Sandler, chief executive officer of German technical nonwovens company Sandler AG, has been awarded the Bavarian Order of Merit by B


Duncan Gillis has been appointed president and CEO of John Crane.


Landia has won an order from major Indian water and wastewater treatment company Triveni Engineering & Industries Limited to supply 18 BioMover mixers for


The Eriez Recycling Market Group has relocated from the company’s Erie, PA Asbury Road headquarters to a new 114,000 square foot Wager Road facility, also


Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies’ Aqua Services & Engineering (ASE) has secured a contract to upgrade and refurbish a 400 m3/day seawater desalination


H2O Innovation Inc has been awarded C$6.5 million in new contracts to provide custom-built water treatment systems to industrial and municipal end-users in


Netherlands-based BAC BV, the leading provider of antibody-based affinity purification technology, has undertaken a long-term collaboration with GE Healthc


The Sartorius technology group has extended its arium® laboratory water family by three new product lines: the arium® pro ultrapure water system, the arium


Watersolutions AG has introduced the Watersolutions LTD system, a patented, cost-effective thermal process for seawater desalination based on the principle


Aqua-Chem Inc is to supply a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant for the Turks and Caicos Islands in the West Indies.


Dynaflow Inc. has introduced the Dynaperm® system for enhanced high flux rate filtration of particles from liquids.


Modern Water plc has recruited a new engineering manager in response to increased interest in the company’s forward osmosis desalination technology and pro


Steinert US has officially opened its newly remodelled 40 000 sq ft North American headquarters in Walton, Kentucky, USA.


Parker Hannifin Corp has signed an agreement to acquire Velcon Filters LLC from US private equity firm The Sterling Group LP.


Sionix Corp is to lease filtration equipment to Crown Maple Syrup Inc for the company’s production facility in Dover Plains, New York, USA.


The WateReuse Research Foundation is accepting abstracts for technical presentations at the 17th Annual Water Reuse & Desalination Research Conference, whi


The next edition of the FILTECH Show will take place from 22-24 October 2013 in Wiesbaden in Germany.


Vokes Air has reported strong demand for its new Revo II bag filter, as the independent testing agency SP of Borås, Sweden certifies the product to EN 779:


NanoH2O, Inc., the manufacturer of reverse osmosis (RO) membranes for seawater desalination, has been chosen for the 2012 Artemis Top 50 Water Tech Listing


GE’s remote monitoring and diagnostics (RMD) services now are available to customers using GE’s ultrafiltration (UF), membrane bioreactor (MBR), reverse os


A new internet service - www.dustbits.com - has been established in the United Kingdom to provide a one-stop shop for components for bag filter systems.


Donaldson Company has introduced FLK, the newest medium pressure filtration technology in hydraulic filtration for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).


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