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Filtration and Separation news, July 2017

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to increase filtration media capacity at Turin plant

Ahlstrom-Munksjö is planning to release additional capacity at its Turin plant in northern Italy to meet growing demand for engine and industrial filtratio


Evoqua Water Technologies LLC has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)


The Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics conference will take place from September 12-14, 2017.


Xylem will provide advanced UV disinfection technology for 110,000 people in Florida.


Researchers at Penn State University have studied the effectiveness of a soil filter in removing a number of pharmaceutical contaminants from treated waste


The Elsevier journal Desalination has issued a Call for Papers for a Special Issue on Membrane Distillation.


GEA invites beverage industry representatives to visit Hall A3, Booth 313, at drinktec in Munich from September 11-15, 2017.


The craft beer, which has been created from reused water, will be served in Long Beach, California.


A team at the US Geological Survey (USGS) has developed a cost-effective filter which uses discarded mining byproducts to remove phosphorus from municipal


The Mann+Hummel Group has signed a binding agreement to acquire Jack Filter Lufttechnik and Jack Filter Hungaria, expanding its product portfolio in HVAC (


US water filtration company HaloSource Inc has secured US$2.2 million in funding and finalized a five-year distribution agreement in China.


The Atlas Copco AB board of directors has appointed Per Lindberg as the first president and CEO of Epiroc AB, the company that it plans to dividend out nex


Italian microfiltration company GVS SpA has entered into an agreement to acquire Kuss Filtration Inc from private equity firm Industrial Opportunity Partne


At drinktec 2017, Eaton will demonstrate how multiple filtration solutions designed for beverage applications can work together.


Neophil membranes have been granted NSF/ANSI 61 certification for drinking water production.


Atmocean’s desalination system is a 200 x 200 ft array of pumps floating on the ocean.


GE’s BEVPAK is an ultrafiltration (UF) and reverse osmosis (RO) solution for water treatment in beverage production.


Filtration-related M&A activity remained strong in the second quarter of 2017. The deals that Filtration+Separation covered during April, May and June 2017


US private equity firm Align Capital Partners has made a growth investment in family-owned filtration products supplier Pleatco LLC.


Emefcy Group Ltd and RWL Water LLC have completed their merger and established Fluence Corp Ltd.


A researcher at the University of Murdoch, Australia, has conducted a study of the bacterial build up on the filtration membranes of a full-scale desalinat


A European winery has selected Amazon Filter’s cartridge filters to lower the cost of sterile white wine production.


Camfil has named Alain Bérard as group executive vice president in charge of the company’s Air Pollution Control (APC) global business unit.


Eclipse Magnetics has provided Ridg-U-Rak with an Auto-mag Skid magnetic filtration system.


Entegris’ ultraclean filters use polymer membrane technologies to capture contaminants in fine chemical and semiconductor manufacturing applications.


Edgewater Funds, Duchossois Capital Management and Air Filtration Holdings CEO Brandon Ost have collectively acquired Viskon-Aire Corp.


De.mem Ltd has opened a facility in Singapore to produce hollow fibre membranes and membrane modules for industrial and municipal wastewater projects.


The Lewabrane reverse osmosis (RO) ULP line displays higher water permeability than the standard elements.


Italy’s Italmatch Chemicals has acquired Magpie Polymers, a French startup that has developed an advanced and patented technology for selective filtration


Outotec Oyj is to provide technology and process equipment, including filters, for a lithium carbonate plant in South America.


California’s West Basin Municipal Water District is expanding its existing Pall Water Aria™ FLEX filtration system by 33%, and adding two new Aria FAST mob


EQT Partners’ EQT VII fund has entered into an agreement to acquire Desotec from private equity firm AAC Capital Partners and other minority owners.


Evoqua Water Technologies has bought Olson Irrigation Systems, a US designer and producer of filters and irrigation components for the agriculture and indu


Wycombe Leisure Centre in Buckinghamshire is using Hanovia’s SwimLine UV disinfection technology to keep chloramines at bay in its three indoor swimming po


Holland Shipyards has asked Hatenboer-Water to supply two Tethys reverse osmosis (RO) water treatment units for diving support barges.


Water Planet introduces PolyCera® Hydro ultrafiltration membranes for drinking water applications.


Kelheim Fibres provide viscose materials for a whole range of technical applications, from nonwovens applications to functional apparel, and from sportswea


Germany’s Evonik Industries AG and the Sinopec Beijing Research Institute of the Chemical Industry (BRICI) are to build a process development laboratory fo


Airships are a very green way to travel and have made a considerable resurgence over the last few years, due largely to improvements in technology.


Alfa Laval has won a SEK125 million order to supply a process solution, that includes high speed separators, for a soybean oil refining plant in Brazil.


WesTech Engineering Inc has appointed its VP of Industrial Products and Sales Ralph Cutler as president of the company.


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MIT scientists have produced a dialysis membrane made from graphene which can filter nanometre-sized molecules at 10-100 times the rate of commercial membr


Abengoa has signed a contract to develop a desalination and irrigation project in the Agadir region of Morrocco.


Keppel Infrastructure and Singapore's national water agency PUB have unveiled the design of Singapore's fourth desalination plant, a dual-mode facility whi


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