Our Top 10 filtration business stories so far this year, how Dow is increasing water efficiency at chemical plants, and the doubling of membrane element production capacity at Lanxess's plant in Bitterfeld were the most popular news and features on the Filtration+Separation website in August 2017.

1. The Top 10 filtration business stories of 2017 so far

Acquisitions dominate the ten most popular business news stories with visitors to the Filtration+Separation website since January 2017.

2. How to increase water efficiency at chemical plants
 
This article shows how Dow is using technology, lateral thinking and co-operation with an academic institution to reuse water.

3. Lanxess doubles membrane production capacity at Bitterfeld
 
Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has doubled its membrane element production capacity at its plant in Bitterfeld, Germany.

The Lanxess plant in Bitterfeld, Germany.
The Lanxess plant in Bitterfeld, Germany.