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  • Aquaporin appoints new CEO

    Matt Boczkowski (left) and Peter Holme Jensen (right).Danish water technology company Aquaporin has named Matt Boczkowski as its new CEO. Boczkowski, who joined Aquaporin earlier this year as chief commercial officer and deputy CEO, will replace founder Peter Holme Jensen, who has led the company since 2005. Holme Jensen will continue as Aquaporin’s chief innovation officer (CIO) with […]

  • De Nora webinar focuses on underdrain

    De Nora’s webinar, entitled Don’t Underestimate the Underdrain which takes places on 10 December via Zoom, will look at the importance of choosing the right underdrain to make a difference to the effectiveness of gravity and deep bed filtration systems.  The webinar will look at common filter underdrain options to meet water quality regulations, including De Nora TETRA filtration LP Block […]

  • Xylem tests digital solution for water utilities

    Xylem is working with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and WaterStart to pilot test Xylem’s Water Network Optimization solution, part of the Xylem Vue digital portfolio, aimed at increasing efficiencies and optimising the operation of Southern Nevada’s water systems. Through the joint test project, SNWA will evaluate the capabilities of the Water Network Optimization solution […]

  • Ovivo to build manufacturing facility in Texas for Cembrane SiC membranes

    Canada’s Ovivo Inc is investing more than US$25 million in a new state-of-the-art facility in Texas, USA that will produce Cembrane’s patented Silicon Carbide (SiC) flat sheet membranes. Cembrane recently joined the Ovivo group. Now, in order to support the growth in demand for Cembrane SiC membranes, Ovivo will build and operate a 110 000 sq ft manufacturing facility in the city of Hutto […]

  • Rusco launches smart automated ball valve

    The Smart Ball Valve pairs easily with Apple and Android devices.Water filtration firm Rusco has launched a new ball valve driven by an app. The Smart Ball Valve pairs easily with Apple and Android devices allowing for programme automation, simplifying two primary functions – sediment flushing and flow shut-off. The product can be used in home filtration, well water, commercial and […]

  • Vogelsang launches press screw separator

    Vogelsang has taken the solid-liquid separation of liquid manure and digestate using a press screw separator and optimised the technology behind it.Vogelsang has introduced the XSplit press screw separator which enables a dry matter content of up to 40% for liquid manure and digestate processing. The XSplit helps biogas plant operators and contractors separate digestate and liquid manure for […]

  • DuPont introduces new point-of-use membrane filter

    The membrane elements are spiral-wound from a polyamide thin-film composite.Water technology company DuPont Water Solutions (DWS) has launched a new reverse osmosis membrane filter for use in commercial buildings. The TapTec LC HF-4040 is designed to combine high flow rates with reliability and ease-of-use. It takes reverse osmosis technology normally seen in large, centralised water […]

  • Duperon picks up innovation award

    (left to right) Duperon founder and chairman Terry Duperon, president Mark Turpin, and CEO Tammy Bernier.Water and wastewater screening specialist Duperon has won an award for innovation. The company picked up the MFG Innovation Excellence award at the MFG Excellence Awards, hosted by the Michigan Manufacturers Association. Duperon president Mark Turpin, said: “We innovate for a purpose […]

  • 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 Borealis provides renewable PP meltblown fibres Borealis’ Bornewables are made from second-generation raw materials.   Techtextil […]

  • October's top filtration news stories

    Image: klenger/Adobe Stock.Veolia’s expansion of pilot testing with NX Filtration, Freudenberg’s new filter manufacturing plant in China and Filtration Group’s latest acquisition were the most-read news stories on the Filtration+Separation website during October 2021.   1. Veolia expands pilot testing with NX Filtration In a series of two new pilot programmes, Veolia will expand […]

  • Indutrade buys Finnish wastewater treatment equipment company

    Indutrade has acquired the Finnish company Dewaco Oy, a developer and manufacturer of equipment and solutions for sludge thickening, sludge removal and dewatering in wastewater treatment applications. Based in Laitila, Dewaco has 23 employees and annual sales of approximately €13 million (SEK130 million). The company has been manufacturing chain scraper systems and belt filter presses […]

  • Lanxess at Aquatech

    Ion exchange resins and iron oxide adsorbers for PFAS removal have been opening doors to new applications.Lanxess will be at Aquatech in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from 2-5 November 2021, to present its range of products for cleaning, processing and treating water. Ion exchange resins have become indispensable in applications such as producing ultra-pure water for the semiconductor industry or […]

  • Birla Cellulose to pilot Memsift’s membrane tech

    Singapore’s Memsift Innovations Pte Ltd and Birla Cellulose have entered into a partnership agreement to explore, co-develop and implement Memsift technologies for zero liquid discharge (ZLD) and resource recovery applications from the waste streams at its global operations. Birla Cellulose, part of the Aditya Birla Group, produces sustainability focused manmade cellulosic fibres (MMCF). The […]

  • NX Filtration expands in the Middle East

    Usama Patel, NX Filtrations new regional sales manager Middle East and North Africa.NX Filtration has appointed a new regional sales manager for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Usama Patel will support NX Filtration in rolling out its direct nanofiltration technology for municipal and industrial applications in the MENA region. Patel has extensive experience in the water and […]

  • Aquaporin launches brackish water membrane series

    Aquaporin has introduced its first series of brackish water reverse osmosis membranes, the Aquaporin Inside CLEAR membranes, designed for a broad range of applications including wastewater treatment, industrial water, and drinking water. The new membranes, made for energy-efficient treatment of brackish water, are a series of biomimetic products that get their special properties from the […]

  • Rotork actuators boost ultrafiltration process

    The plant will use almost 400 of Rotorks K-TORK rotary vane actuators to aid the ultrafiltration process.San Felipe Springs Water Treatment Plant based in the City of Del Rio, Texas will use almost 400 of Rotork’s K-TORK rotary vane actuators to aid in the ultrafiltration process which the plant uses to process its water. The plant has an incoming flow of 18.2 million gallons per day. The […]

  • DuPont's award-winning MABR technology

    DuPont’s OxyMem MABR technology was recently named as one of the nine winners of Ofwat’s Water Breakthrough Challenge, sharing in £36 million to deliver wide scale, transformational change to benefit customers, society, and the environment. Run by Ofwat and Nesta Challenges, in partnership with Arup, the Water Breakthrough Challenge is the second competition delivered under Ofwat’s […]

  • Evoqua inaugurates new sustainability and innovation hub

    Ron Keating, Evoqua's CEO (centre right), was joined at the opening by the Mayor of Pittsburgh, William Peduto (centre left), Evoqua board member and Hall of Fame athlete Lynn Swann (left), and Evoquas chief growth officer Snehal Desai (right). (Photo: Business Wire).Evoqua Water Technologies has officially opened its new Sustainability and Innovation Hub in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. […]

  • Saltworks supplies membrane-based industrial wastewater treatment plants

    A Saltworks engineer inspects one of the plants FlexEDR stacks.Canadian water treatment specialist, Saltworks Technologies, has supplied two of its membrane-based industrial wastewater treatment plants, the FlexEDR mobile plant and the XtremeRO to separate international customers. Electrodialysis reversal (EDR) and reverse osmosis (RO) can be viewed as competing desalination technologies, but […]

  • NX Filtration hires CFO

    Marc Luttikhuis, NX Filtrations new CFO.Marc Luttikhuis will join NX Filtration at the start of next year as chief financial officer (CFO). Luttikhuis, who will be based at NX Filtration’s headquarters in Enschede, the Netherlands, previously held CFO positions at automotive towing systems manufacturer Brink Group and European tyre wholesaler Heuver, with responsibility for finance, IT, HR […]