The American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS) named GKD-USA’s Porometric filtration mesh the 2016 New Product of the Year. The award was presented at the annual Advanced Filtration Technologies Conference on April 11 in Louisville, KY. “We are thrilled and honored to be named the 2016 New Product of the Year,” said Peter Wirtz, general …

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Nonwovens producer Mogul, recipient of two IDEA Entrepreneur awards, has once again introduced a new product with unique nonwoven properties.  The new product, Madaline®, fills the gap in nonwoven fiber technologies by having the strength of a spunbond together with microfilaments with size equal to or smaller than that in meltblown fabrics. Madaline uses a …

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Eugene Beck has joined the International Filtration News’ editorial advisory board. Beck is Director Key Accounts Air Filtration for Berry Plastics. He was most recently Senior Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Filtration Group, responsible for domestic and international sales of high efficiency HVAC, turbine, and HEPA filtration products. He was previously General Manager at …

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A World Bank study maintains that air pollution costs the world trillions of dollars a year and contributes to the premature death of millions of people a year around the world. Ambient air pollution remains the fourth leading cause of premature global deaths, causing lung cancer, heart disease and respiratory problems. Air quality problems are …

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LANXESS Sybron Chemicals, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of LANXESS Corporation and responsible for representing the Liquid Purification Technologies (LPT) business unit of global specialty chemicals company LANXESS, has entered into a distribution agreement with Kolar Filtration, LLC for sales of Bayoxide granular ferric oxide (iron oxide hydroxide) and Lewatit ion exchange resins into the U.S. …

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