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JCEM Does It Again with All-New P7 Model

By Chris Lyons, Sales Manager, JCEM USA

In 2015, JCEM GmbH Switzerland introduced their newest P6 Generation Pleating machine that truly revolutionized what was possible with one pleating machine. The P6 gave their customers more flexibility, in terms of pleat height, material width and material types, than any other Pleating machine in the industry.

Now, in 2017, JCEM does it again by offering another revolutionary design with its all-new High Speed P7 Pleating machine. …Continue Reading »

Hollingsworth & Vose: Focused on Technology and Lasting Relationships

By Edward C. Gregor, Editorial Advisory Board Chairman, International Filtration News

Few companies in the United States have been around as long as Hollingsworth & Vose (H&V), headquartered in East Walpole, Mass. Company history dates back to colonial times when its predecessor began producing hand-made writing and printing paper.

The Hollingsworth family became involved in the 1790s. Over time, the focus shifted from traditional types of paper to specialty materials. H&V developed the first patent on Manila paper and became a leading producer of electrical insulating materials. Yet it wasn’t until 1940 when the company began to concentrate its efforts on filtration media. The Hollingsworth family is now in its seventh generation of ownership led by Val Hollingsworth, president & CEO.

The company is largely recognized as a provider of a diverse range of excellent filtration media for use in air and liquid, as well as coalescing.…Continue Reading »

Nanofiber Composites for HAVC Filtration

By Eugene Beck, Berry Global, Inc.

Nanofiber composites have been associated with filtration for decades. Multiple niche markets utilize various forms of nanofibers when exacting high levels of filtration efficiency are desired or mandated. Nanofibrous filtering media has been commercialized for use in atmospheric air cleaners, cabin filtration, respiratory and breathing filters, engine oil and fuel, and machinery air intake filters. Numerous polymer systems have deployed using organic, inorganic, and biopolymers depending on the specific challenge. …Continue Reading »

Justice Department Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Parker-Hannifin Regarding the Company’s Acquisition of CLARCOR’s Aviation Fuel Filtration Business

Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Competition in Markets for Aviation Fuel Filtration Products The Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit today against Parker-Hannifin Corporation, challenging its acquisition of CLARCOR Inc.  The department said that the $4.3 billion transaction substantially …Continue Reading »

International Water Week 2017

Amsterdam International Water Week 2017 By 2050, 9 billion people are expected to inhabit the planet. Water scarcity on the one hand, and flood-proof cites on the other will become our main challenges. Amsterdam International Water Week 2017 presents a …Continue Reading »

Aquatech Amsterdam

You are invited to do business and exhibit at Aquatech Amsterdam: the world’s largest exhibition for process, drinking and waste water! We offer you 3 action-packed days that provide the ideal platform to make profitable business relationships, exchange ideas and …Continue Reading »

FILTECH 2018

FILTECH is the largest and most important filtration event world-wide. This Exhibition is a must for all those concerned with designing, improving, purchasing, selling or researching filtration and separation equipment and services. FILTECH is the international platform and solution provider …Continue Reading »

AFS Spring Conference 2018

FiltCon 2018 April 24 – 25, 2018 Short Courses, April 23, 2018 The American Filtration & Separations Society is a technical, educational, nonprofit organization started in 1987 to provide a forum for exchange of information among engineers, scientists, and technologists …Continue Reading »

Filtration 2018

Filtration 2018 International Conference & Exposition

European Conference on Fluid-Particle Separation

– Separation of dispersed phases from liquid – Separation of dispersed phases from gas – Membrane separation – Modeling and monitoring of separation – Technical developments in filter media – Process intensification and innovative technologies – Pre-treatment, post-treatment and related …Continue Reading »