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Filtration and Separation news, May 2016

Valmet will provide a recausticizing upgrade to the Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper mill in Novodvinsk, Russia.


Cummins Inc has exceeded its 2020 goal for reducing water use intensity five years early and met the company’s 2015 goal for energy/greenhouse gas (GHG) re


The WateReuse Association, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, and Pentair have released a new video showcasing innovative farming approaches in the US u


Veolia Water Technologies Inc is to supply two state-of-the-art HPD evaporation and crystallization systems to EcoPhos for a new Evergrow fertilizer produc


Grundfos has named Thomas Rosenkilde Anderson as its new group vice president for service.


Emefcy, a wastewater treatment solutions provider, will present its flat sheet Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactors (MABR) at IFAT, Munich, Germany, from 30 M


The mining and mineral processing industry is focusing more on ways to be environmentally sustainable. Outotec says it has combined its understanding of wa


The Filtration Division of power management company Eaton has launched its line of EasyFit Exchange Filter Elements for applications that require filtering


At the Pharmatag symposium from 10 - 11 May at Bosch Packaging Technology in Crailsheim, Germany, 300 international pharma experts discussed the topic of a


Experts at the University of Birmingham, UK, have developed a unique device that could save lives around the globe by quickly and simply testing whether wa


Alfa Laval is to supply SEK50 million worth of decanters to a wastewater treatment plant in the US.


Grundfos has appointed Ernst Lutz as its new group executive vice president (EVP) for business development.


Veolia Water Technologies has been awarded the patent for the LoSO4, which is used primarily to treat wastewater from mining operations for discharge or re


Porvair Filtration Group has completed an extension of its Caribou facility in Maine, USA, installing an advanced cleanroom, doubling the size of its manuf


The Women's Engineering Society’s ‘WE50’ campaign will recognise the achievements of influential women in engineering.


Heat and fire resistant basalt fabrics, recycled fibres and 3D body scanning were just some of the highlights during the thirteenth edition of Techtextil N


Wire mesh specialist Gerard Daniel Worldwide (GDW) has acquired Tennessee-based Langley Wire Cloth Products Inc, a manufacturer of wire cloth components an


Rexnord has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cambridge International Holdings Corp, in a US$210 million deal.


CUT Membrane Technology will showcase its membrane technologies at the 50th edition of IFAT in Munich, Germany – the international trade fair for environm


3M says its ScaleGard Blend Series of Products and SGLP-CL Series of Reverse Osmosis Systems deliver palate pleasing water, while revolutionizing the way o


The Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubber is now available in a U-design with greatly reduced dimensions. The improvements were announced around the same time as a d


The Suez contract to operate and maintain the Prospect drinking water treatment plant in Sydney, Australia with joint venture partner UniSuper has been ext


Filtration+Separation will be attending the IFAT trade fair in Munich, Germany, from 30 May to 2 June 2016.


Ashland, Virginia-based Porvair Filtration Group Inc has moved its US headquarters to a bigger facility located a short distance from its previous site.


At this year's IFAT, Alfa Laval will launch a new cost calculation tool to help customers minimize total cost of ownership of decanters in wastewater busin


Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB) has launched the single- use ultrafilter Sartocon® Slice 50, a new crossflow filter device designed for use in biotechnologi


Pentair will showcase its advanced filtration technologies at the 50th edition of IFAT, Munich, Germany, 30 May – 3 June. Pentair’s experts will be availa


Ovivo Inc has won two major Energy and Electronics segment contracts, together worth more than C$21 million, in the US and China.


Speyside Equity has acquired Opta Minerals Inc, a Canadian vertically integrated provider of custom process solutions and industrial mineral products used


Hi-line Industries Ltd, the UK air treatment specialists, offer ‘copy exact’ alternative filter elements to ensure a simple ‘drop-in and seal’ installation


Fibre specialist Kelheim Fibres is exploring the suitability of its hydrophobic Olea fibre for emulsion separation.


Aquaporin A/S has invested in Golgi ApS, a start-up company that is to upscale and manufacture aquaporin proteins in kilogram scale for the Danish membrane


Canada’s H2O Innovation Inc has opened a new office in Bilbao, Spain to serve the European and the Middle Eastern markets.


LiqTech International Inc has secured a US$2.0 million follow-on order for the groundwater treatment project in Serbia that the company announced earlier t


OriginClear Inc has formed a strategic partnership with Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and moved its headquarters to the La Kretz Innovation Campus


Mann+Hummel has completed its acquisition of the global filtration operations of Affinia Group, manufacturer of the Wix and Filtron filter brands.


In the US, FuelCell Energy has signed an agreement with Exxon Mobil Corporation to pursue novel technology in power plant carbon dioxide capture, through a


Veolia Water Technologies has been shortlisted for the Most Innovative New Technology of the Year at this year’s Water Industry Achievement Awards.


Eaton will demonstrate how industrial parts cleaners can use Eaton’s filtration products to increase efficiency and sustainability when it exhibits at the


A major manufacturer of two-stroke engines has agreed to validation tests of an Alfa Laval hydraulic control oil (HCO) filter based on unique technology.


GE’s new ZeeWeed* 700B horizontal-designed, inside-out ultrafiltration (UF) membrane offers seawater pretreatment for injection and solids removal in offsh


Weltec Biopower will present its mature procedures for the efficient utilisation of waste and wastewater for the generation of energy at this year‘s IFAT f


Atlas Copco has acquired the compressor business of Kohler Druckluft, with operations in Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.


Evoqua Water Technologies has been awarded the 2015 Gold Award for excellent safety performance at the Chevron Refinery in El Segundo, Califorrnia, USA.


AAF International has acquired US air filter manufacturer Flanders Holdings LLC.


Camfil's latest purchase, wastewater reuse in cooling towers and low drag filter bags from Gore were the most popular stories with visitors to the Filtrati


Mark Roesner has joined Clarcor Engine Mobile Group’s executive leadership team in the newly created role of global vice president of sales and marketing.


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