Clearing the Air in Geneva

Specialists in the health effects of fine and ultra-fine particles on human health will provide a range of their findings at the EDANA FILTREX 17 filtration conference, which takes place alongside the INDEX 17 nonwovens exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland, from April 5-6. The challenges and opportunities surrounding this issue will be the subject of a keynote address by Professor Nino Künzli, deputy director of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH).…Continue Reading »

Northern China’s Wastewater Treatment Challenges Inspire Innovation of Reverse Osmosis Elements

Coal is a domestically available resource that China has relied on to fuel its rapid industrial and economic growth. Nearly 90 percent of the country’s coal resources are in northern China where coal-based industries have also developed. With this industrial growth comes heavy environmental impact, especially on the region’s water supply, which is evident in the drying of aquifers and the escalating pollution level of fresh water sources.…Continue Reading »

Strategic Growth Leads AAF Flanders’ Focus

AAF Flanders traces its roots back to 1921 in Louisville, Ky. when it’s founder Bill Reed recognized that cleaner air was critical to the efficient operation of the ever-growing number of air conditioning systems in the U.S. In 1929, Reed Air Filter joined with seven other firms to become American Air Filter Co. Inc., doing business as AAF International. The company has demonstrated considerable growth in the years since, and now operates locations in 22 countries in North and South America, Europe and Asia, producing some of the world’s most advanced and innovative air filtration products available today. …Continue Reading »