Big Six

In the run-up to INDEX 17 – the leading exhibition for nonwovens which takes place in Geneva, Switzerland, from April 4-7, and the dedicated Filtrex conference which runs alongside it – Adrian Wilson profiles a few of the key buyers of the industry’s engineered filter media materials.

Who are the major customers for nonwoven filter media in 2017? The filtration industry is notably fractured in terms of its supply chain, as well as the end-uses for all types of filter media. Six companies, however, are highly influential in the US and Europe, namely:…Continue Reading »

Rosedale Products’ FSOT300 and FSOT150 Filter Bag Housings

Rosedale Products, Inc. is a leading technology developer in the field of liquid filtration systems and waste minimization products for customers around the globe. With more than 50 years of experience, Rosedale offers an exceptional product line that includes high-performance filtration solutions for multiple industries.

Rosedale technicians help customers find the best, most cost-effective approaches to their filtration needs.…Continue Reading »

Donaldson Company Going Strong at 102

Tod Carpenter is only the sixth CEO of the Donaldson Company in slightly more than 100 years when the company was founded in 1915 by Frank Donaldson, his brother Bob Donaldson and father W.H.L. Donaldson as Donaldson Engineering Company.

Tod Carpenter was most recently COO when he was promoted to President and CEO in April 2015, assuming the responsibilities of William (Bill) Cook. Mr. Cook then continued in the Chairman role until he completely retired in April 2016. Donaldson has an enviable record of success over the past century currently led by its two largest filtration business units; Engine and Industrial segments, when combined represent Donaldson’s $2.2 annual revenue in fiscal year 2016. Donaldson reports somewhat greater than 40 percent of revenues came from the United States, whereas, 20 percent comes from the Asia-Pacific region and a healthy, near 30 percent from Europe, with the rest of the world, the remainder. Donaldson’s current fiscal year ends July 31, 2017.…Continue Reading »