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AFS Nominations

AFS is accepting nominations for Society Awards to be presented at the Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, March 25th during the Oil & Gas and Chemical Processing Filtration and Separations Conference in Houston.  

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2014 Award Nomination Form

View the awards descriptions and nomination form.  If you wish to nominate a member, complete the fillable nominations form, type your name in the signature box, print the form and email it to Mathias Stolarski, Awards and Nominations Chair at  The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 7th.

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2014 Awards Descriptions

Clarcor Press Release December 3, 2013

Franklin, TN, December 3, 2013 -- CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE: CLC) announced that it has acquired the Bekaert Advanced Filtration business from NV Bekaert SA for a purchase price of approximately €6 million ($8 million), before various contractual adjustments. The Advanced Filtration business is engaged in the same line of business as CLARCOR’s subsidiary, Purolator EFP – the manufacture and supply of engineered metal filters and systems used primarily in the polymer fiber and plastics industries. Read full article.

2013 Spring Conference Recap

Transportation and Water Topics in Minneapolis

The American Filtration & Separations Society returned to Minneapolis after a 4 year absence for its annual spring conference May 6-9th. The conference co-chairs were Saru Dewar of Cummins Filtration and Martin J. Lehmann from Mann + Hummel. The focus of the conference was on the topics of filtration and separations in global markets, including recent technology advancements, with specific emphasis on engine and water filtration.


Pall Corporation Names Lawrence D. Kingsley President and Chief Executive Officer

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., August 8, 2011 - Pall Corporation's (NYSE: PLLboard of directors today announced that Larry Kingsley has been unanimously elected president and chief executive officer, effective October 3, 2011. He will also be elected a director after he joins the company. Mr. Kingsley, 48, currently chairman of the board, president and chie executive officer of IDEX Corporation, will succeed Eric Krasnoff who announced his intention to retire earlier this year.