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Student Poster Award Winners

Congratulations to the Student Poster Award winners from the AFS Next Generation Filter Media Conference.

2nd place  Ewa Sztuk and 1st place Joseph Mates

L to R - 2nd place winner Ewa Sztuk and 1st place winner Joseph Mates

poster-winners

L to R - Jia Wang,  Case Western Reserve University Ewa Sztuk, Warsaw University of Technology Wenping Li, Poster Awards Chair Jonathan Rajala, University of Akron

Joseph Mates from the University of Illinois Chicago won 1st place.  Ewa Sztuk from Warsaw University of Technology won 2nd place.  Jia Wang from Case Western Reserve University and Jonathan Rajala from the University of Akron tied for 3rd place.  Congratulations to all the winners and poster contest submitters from the conference.

AFS Attendance Reaches Post-Recession Record

The 2014 American Filtration & Separations Society Fall Conference realized double attendance compared to the 2013 Fall Conference on a similar event covering the topic of filtration media; a positive sign the recession is drifting into the rear-view mirror and the industry is beginning to look forward positively toward the future. The 2014 Conference, titled Next Generation Filtration Media…Embracing Challenges, was held at the Hilton Rosemont at Chicago O’Hare Airport, October 13-16. Conference Co-Chairs were Andrew Goodby, Ahlstrom Filtration, LLC; Sebastian Stahl, DuPont and Sneha Swaminathan, Hollingsworth & Vose.

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AFS Awards Presented at Spring Conference

 Awards2014-winners

(pictured left to right):

2014 Young Scientist, Sneha Swaminathan;

2014 Frank Tiller Award, Wenping Li;

2013 New Product Award, Filtration Media Category, Volumetric Woven Wire Mesh, GKD-USA;

AFS Chair, Mark Willingham; 

2013 New Product Award, Biotechnology Category, Harvest Clear Filtration System, Parker Hannifin Dominick Hunter Division;

2013 New Product Award, Filtration Systems Category, Biogas Filtration and Cooling System, Parker Hannifin Hiross-Zander Division;

2014 Wells Shoemaker Award, Raymond Collins, Dow Chemical.

Clarcor Press Release December 3, 2013

CLARCOR ACQUIRES BEKAERT ADVANCED FILTRATION BUSINESS
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.

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.

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