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  • Watergen technology installed in Navajo Nation Water Project

    Watergens GEN-M AWG will produce up to 211 gallons of clean drinking water for the community.A water from air generator, the GEN-M from Israeli company Watergen, was recently installed in the Hard Rock Community of the Navajo Nation in Arizona, bringing clean drinking water to the water-stressed region. The Navajo water project is a part of a pilot scheme to solve the serious water crisis for […]

  • Fischer Process Industries buys HE Danby

    Fischer Processs headquarters in Loveland, Ohio.Fischer Process Industries has acquired HE Danby Co Inc, an Indianapolis, Indiana-based distributor that services pumps, filters and filtration systems. HE Danby sells and services a range of pumps and filter systems for manufacturers including Gorman-Rupp, Aurora Pump, Eaton, GE Water Technologies, Filtertech Gusher-Nagle and AllFlo. The company […]

  • AO Smith acquires Master Water Conditioning Corp

    Water technology company AO Smith Corp has acquired Master Water Conditioning Corp, a Pennsylvania-based water treatment company in an all-cash transaction. “The acquisition of Master Water further demonstrates our commitment to the North American water treatment market, a key element of our strategy to deliver innovative, differentiated solutions that heat and treat water,” said Kevin […]

  • Evoqua to set up sustainability and innovation hub in Pittsburgh

    Evoqua Water Technologies is to open a new Sustainability and Innovation Hub in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, to advance the development of cutting-edge and sustainable water treatment technologies. The 18 000 sq ft facility will be Evoqua’s centre of excellence for research and innovation, addressing emerging water trends including climate change, connectivity and health and safety. The […]

  • Biwater to build wastewater treatment facility in Morocco

    Biwater has secured a turnkey contract from Regie Autonome of Kenitra (RAK) to design and construct a new wastewater treatment facility for Moulay Bousselham, a fishing village and tourist destination on Morocco’s north coast. The new facility will provide pre-treatment, biological treatment and advanced tertiary treatment, including closed low pressure ultraviolet disinfection. The […]

  • Aquaporin launches podcast series

    The first two podcasts cover the clean water crisis and possible new solutions and the link between bottled water consumption and plastic pollution.Aquaporin has recently released its podcast series called WATER x FUTURE, about water and all the opportunities and dilemmas it contains, the technologies rooted in nature, the purpose of innovation, and the relationship between science and humans. […]

  • BakerCorp to rebrand as United Rentals

    Fluid solution provider BakerCorp is to be rebranded under the United Rentals name starting 1 September 2021. BakerCorp was acquired by United Rentals in 2018. The rebrand will align all European branch operations with the United Rentals business, which also operates in the United States and Canada. As United Rentals, the company is also expanding its rental product offering to include […]

  • NX Filtration plans new factory in Hengelo

    An artist's impression of NX Filtration's new factory in Hengelo, the Netherlands.NX Filtration has signed a purchase option for a 24 000 sq m plot of land at the High Tech Systems Park in Hengelo, the Netherlands for a new nanofiltration membrane production facility. The company is planning to build a new plant for the production of its nanofiltration membranes in the next two to three years. […]

  • Xylem releases lamella clarifier

    The lamella sheets are installed at an inclined 55° angle to expand the clarification surface area.Global water technology company, Xylem has unveiled its Leopold Texler lamella clarifier for the efficient removal of solids in water treatment applications. Current lamella plate clarifiers are made from stainless-steel plates which require extensive support structures. When exposed to sun, […]

  • Henkel & Aqua Membranes offer printed spacer technology

    The automated system prints the feed spacer directly on to the flat sheet web.The Henkel Corporation and Aqua Membranes have introduced a printed spacer technology for spiral-wound element design and manufacturing, eliminating the need for conventional plastic mesh feed spacers by printing spacer patterns directly onto flat sheet membrane materials. The spacer patterns have the potential to […]

  • Suez to provide membranes for 15 Petrobras FPSOs

    Suez Water Technologies & Solutions has signed a multi-million dollar contract with Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras to supply membranes for 15 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) platforms. Under the renewal contract, Suez Water Technologies & Solutions will be the exclusive provider of membranes used in seawater sulfate removal (SWSR) systems on the 15 FPSO […]

  • Eaton introduces new range of pipeline basket strainers

    The Simplex 72X strainers provide full bypass-free filtration which protects process equipment in applications including chemical, petrochemical and water pipelines.Eaton’s Filtration Division has developed a new range of cast pipeline basket strainers, the Simplex 72X range, which conforms to the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) and is designed for equipment protection in industrial […]

  • Saltworks’ membrane pilot achieves 98% recovery

    The Saltworks team operated the plant both on-site and remotely despite the ongoing international challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.Saltworks Technologies’ ultra-high recovery membrane pilot plant has successfully completed its latest commission in Southeast Asia, operating around-the-clock for 90 days and achieving 98% water recovery from a complex, mixed industrial wastewater with high […]

  • June’s top filtration news stories

    Image: tang90246/Adobe Stock.Unifrax's planned acquisition of Lydall, an NX Filtration pilot project in the Netherlands and Porvair's addtions to its microfiltration line were the most-read news stories on the Filtration+Separation website in June 2021.   1. Unifrax to acquire Lydall in US$1.3 billion deal High-performance materials provider Unifrax has signed definitive agreements […]

  • Repligen to acquire French membrane manufacturer Polymem

    The Polymem plant in Castanet Tolosan, France.US life sciences company Repligen Corp has entered into an agreement to acquire Polymem SA, the French hollow fiber membranes and modules manufacturer. Toulouse-based Polymem, which was set up in 1997, has a team of 60 people focused on the development and manufacture of hollow fiber membranes, membrane modules and systems for water treatment, […]

  • Whitefox to install tenth membrane dehydration unit

    Golden Grain Energy LLC will install a Whitefox ICE membrane dehydration system at its 120 million gall/year (MGY) plant in Mason City, Iowa.Whitefox Technologies has announced that Golden Grain Energy LLC will install a Whitefox ICE membrane dehydration system at its 120 million gall/year (MGY) plant in Mason City, Iowa. The Golden Grain Energy plant aims to add value to the local community […]

  • Aquaporin helps recycle Turkey’s industrial wastewater

    Aquaporins forward osmosis membranes and solutions for industrial wastewater treatment reject all unwanted compounds such as chemicals and colours.Danish water technology company Aquaporin has established a partnership with local distributor ÖKOTEK to enable Turkey’s industries to reuse up to 95% of their wastewater. Turkey has a diverse industrial landscape including automotive, chemical […]

  • NX Filtration membranes bring potable water to Indonesian hospital

    NX Filtrations membrane modules at a previous project for PT. Bayu for the production of drinking water for the city of Dumai in Indonesia.NX Filtration has been chosen by PT. Bayu, an Indonesian specialist in the construction of water and wastewater treatment plants, to supply its hollow fibre nanofiltration membranes for potable water production at Rumah Sakit Cipto Mangunkusomo, Indonesia’s […]

  • Covid-19: How the filtration and separation industry is responding

    3D illustration of Covid-19 under the microscope. Image Andrii Vodolazhskyi/Shutterstock.Our coronavirus coverage shows how filtration and separation companies around the world are responding to and dealing with the spread of Covid-19.   NEWS Mann+Hummel air purifiers aid event re-opening The Greentech Festival is one of the first events in Berlin that can take place both online and […]

  • NX Filtration supplies membranes to Indian textile company

    Aquarius H2O Dynamics will develop a water recycling plant at KKCL with a capacity of 700 m3 per day based on 32 dNF40 membrane modules from NX Filtration.NX Filtration will provide its hollow fibre direct nanofiltration (dNF) membranes to Aquarius H2O Dynamics, an Indian wastewater treatment OEM, for use in a water recycling application at Kewal Kiran Clothing Limited (KKCL), a textile company […]