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Filtration and Separation news, September 2014

Vacuum pump inlet trap has new high-capacity particle filter

MV Products has introduced a new vacuum pump inlet trap featuring a high-capacity single filter element for processes that generate large particulates such


Indian research establishment Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) has developed CO filters for use in submarines.


The first Clean Technologies Business Mission will take place from 27-31 October 2014 in Singapore.


WEF to present Xylem with Innovation Technology Award


Canada’s GLV Inc has unveiled plans to sell its Pulp and Paper division and become a pure-play water treatment company.


Supercritical Fluid Technologies (SFT) has introduced a new bench top supercritical fluid extractor (SFE).


Ahlstrom is planning to transfer its information technology (IT) operations to Tech Mahindra Ltd in order to increase efficiency, harmonize service levels


Flows.com, an online distributor of flow system components has published a whitepaper, Wading through the New Lead-Free Laws Guide to the Safe Water Drinki


Xylem Inc has provided ultrafiltration solutions for the upgrade of the Santa Eufemia municipal water treatment plant, north of Oporto in Portugal.


Donaldson Co Inc has opened a distribution centre in Lima, Peru, that will support customers in the growing mining, transportation and construction industr


MO BIO Laboratories Inc has launched the PowerMagAir & Water DNA/RNA Isolation Kit, for automated, hands-free purification of nucleic acids from filtered a


Schroeder Industries has developed a new version of its TestMate Particle Counter (TPM) and a new Sensor Monitoring Unit (SMU).


Hollingsworth & Vose is increasing prices globally on its engine and industrial filtration products, due to rising fibre, resin and energy costs.


A scientist from the University of Minnesota has received a grant from The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation (NGWREF) to develop a


SOMS Technologies LLC, the manufacturer of the microGreen Extended Performance Oil Filter, will begin distributing pink oil filters to raise awareness for


AirPol says that its wet scrubbers (including Venturi and cyclonic scrubbers), acid gas absorbers and WESPs (wet electrostatic precipitators) meet EPA rule


A new start up, SimpleWater USA, plans to commercialise electro-chemical arsenic remediation (ECAR) technology in California, using a US$100,000 grant from


APATEQ's integrated membrane technology has won it the European Technology Innovation Leadership award, presented by market researchers Frost and Sullivan.


Skywell LLC has launched a new range of air water dispensers which use moisture from the air to create drinking water.


Powder handling industry turns to Porvair’s high performance fluidisation materials


GE Intelligent Platforms says that the City of Cincinnati’s Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is using its Proficy Software platform to improve its wet wea


Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd is showing a new eddy current separator and cross belt separator (or overband magnet) at the RWM waste management show, which


Alfa Laval has developed a new generation of its PureSOx scrubber, suitable for a wider range of vessels.


Outotec has strengthened its presence in the Philippines with the opening of a new office in Manila.


Nano Sun, a start up company at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore has launched a multifunction water filtration membrane which, it says,


KSB will be the exhibiting its Salino Pressure Center at stand 612 in Hall 6.


MANN-FILTER has developed a cabin air filter with an additional antiallergenic layer.


Andritz has received an order to supply dispersing systems, disc filters and refiners for Zhejiang Chuancheng Industrial’s PM1 and PM2 paper machines in Ch


Specialist filtration and environmental technology group Porvair plc has continued to trade well in the nine months to 31 August 2014.


Conwed increases RO feed spacer production capacity with new plant in Belgium.


Wigen Water Technologies will provide its first large scale Universal Ultrafiltration Skid system in North America for the city of Santa Barbara’s El Ester


Researchers at Kyoto University in Japan have developed a membrane which could remove harmful greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.


Sulzer is acquiring Advanced Separation Co (ASCOM) BV, a provider of oil, water and gas separation equipment, and ProLabNL BV, an independent test company.


Ahlstrom has developed Ahlstrom Pleat2Save, a new range of products targeted at residential, commercial and healthcare HVAC applications.


Viscose fibre specialist Kelheim Fibres is showing a range of its filter-related products at the Man-Made Fiber Congress in Dornbirn, Austria.


MANN-FILTER is exhibiting its range of commercial vehicle filters at Automechanika 2014 which takes place in September in Frankfurt, Germany.


Calgon Carbon Corp is to provide reactivation services to treat Palmdale Water District’s drinking water under a 10-year contract.


Grundfos has named Okay Barutçu as its new regional managing director for the Asia Pacific.


Andritz is to provide a complete reject handling system for Shandong Sun Paper Industry’s paper machines PM31 and PM32 in China.


DESMI Ocean Guard’s RayClean ballast water treatment system has received International Maritime Organization (IMO) and DNV type approval.


Next Fuel Inc has completed the purchase of the Integra disk filtration units and technology from Layne Christensen Co.


Mott plans to showcase its porous metal products at the MD&M Minneapolis medical device show which takes place from 29–30 October.


4NRg has secured £42,000 of grant funding from a renewable energy programme for its offshore desalination unit.


CNP-Technology Water and Biosolids Corporation plans to show its AirPrex technology at the Weftec water show for the first time in the US.


Hydro International has set up an office in Singapore as a base for its growing business across the Asia Pacific region.


US Water Services Inc has introduced its new Ethanol Final Filter, a bolt-on, mechanical/chemical system which can improve final fuel quality.


NanoStruck Technologies Inc, a Canadian company that makes technologies to remove molecular sized particles using absorptive organic polymers, says that it


Xylem says that it has successfully completed testing a water treatment system that can remove water contaminates to within safe regulatory limits.


Ridgemont Equity Partners has completed a majority equity investment in Abrasive Products & Equipment (AP&E), a specialty distributor of surface preparatio


Cambridge Engineered Solutions has added new representatives in five countries to sell and service its metal conveyor belts, filtration and wire cloth prod


RWO plans to showcase its CleanBallast system with a new filter option at this year’s SMM maritime trade fair, which takes place in Hamburg, Germany, in Oc


Croft Additive Manufacturing has developed its Straightliner Filter using additive manufacturing (AM).


American Air Filter (AAF) has introduced the VariCel 2+ filter line using the company’s Impress1 pleating technology.


Contech Engineered Solutions LLC has acquired the assets of Filterra Bioretention Systems from Americast Inc.


ItN Nanovation AG has received an order from Veolia Water in Saudi Arabia to deliver ceramic flat sheet membranes and accessories for a water treatment pl


INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, says that Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics (RISE) Conference will include Nano


Under a US$7.3 million contract with Bahrain’s Ministry of Works, Xylem Inc will design, install and commission an expansion and upgrade of the existing We


The Changxing Power Plant, in China’s Zhejiang province, will use Oasys Water Inc’s patented forward osmosis technology to treat the coal-fired power plant


RosRAO, a subsidiary of Russian nuclear giant Rosatom has won a contract to filter radioactive tritium out of the contaminated water collected at the Fukus


i3 Membrane GmbH has developed a membrane made of high-quality steel which could be more stable and more flexible than conventional filters.


Osmoflo, an Australian manufacturer of reverse osmosis (RO) technology, has developed a water treatment process which uses RO membranes to concentrate the


Metal process specialist Quaker Chemical plans to introduce its QUAKERCOOL700 Series of metal removal fluids at the IMTS show which takes place in Chicago,


Nashua, New Hampshire, USA-based Critical Process Filtration Inc has expanded its technical services and validation support capabilities.


Canada-based Sonitec-Vortisand Inc has set up a subsidiary and new office in Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


Bunting Magnetics Europe, a producer of magnetic products, has developed a high-temperature metal separator for the removal of metal contaminants from the


NanoH2O Inc has completed the legal filing to officially change its operating name to LG NanoH2O Inc.


Grundfos Group executive vice president Søren Ø Sørensen is to leave the Danish pump manufacturer at the end of this year, after almost 26 years with the c


WR Systems (WR) has developed a new variant of its laser-based emissions monitor at the SMM 2014 Fair in Hamburg.


Caloris Engineering LLC plans to introduce its Caloris Cubix Evaporator design at Weftec 2014 which takes place in New Orleans, USA, at the end of Septembe


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