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POREX LAUNCHES SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CAPABILITIES FOR THREE POROUS POLYMER PLATFORMS
11-18-2020

New capabilities allow global manufacturers to design more sustainable products with sintered particles, bonded fiber and open-cell foam materials

(Fairburn, GA – November 18, 2020) To continue the mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive, Porex, a global leader in porous polymers, has announced sustainable product development capabilities to help manufacturers with early product development across all three porous technology platforms.

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PFOA-Free Membranes from Porex and Oxyphen Offer Safe, Innovative Material Solutions for Automotive, Electronics, Healthcare and Industrial Manufacturers
09-10-2020

Naturally hydrophobic POREX® Virtek™ PTFE and Oxyphen’s track-etched and fiber-based membranes comply with new EU regulations without compromising product performance

(Fairburn, GA – September 10, 2020) To address ongoing concerns around potentially harmful perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and PFOA-related compounds, Porex, a global leader in porous polymer solutions, offers POREX Virtek® PTFE, a 100% pure PTFE membrane, and Oxyphen’s family of track-etched membranes (Unique-Mem® and RoTrac®) and RoTrac® fiber-based membranes, all free of PFOA.

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Filtration Group Acquires Oxyphen, Expands Membrane Offering for Life Science, Industrial and Consumer Markets
05-262020

Chicago, Illinois – May 26, 2020 – Filtration Group announced the acquisition of Oxyphen, an innovator in track-etched membranes. As part of the Filtration Group family, Oxyphen has strengthened its ability to partner with customers in life science, consumer and industrial markets with its customized membrane solutions.

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Porex Honored as 2019 Outstanding Corporate Innovator by the Product Development and Management Association
11-06-2019

Porex takes home title after competing against 3M, Land O’ Lakes Inc. and other top companies

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DS Technology GmbH Partners with Porex to Develop A Compact, Drug Intake Device That Makes Swallowing Medication Easy
09-182019

XStraw® uses POREX® filter technology to help ensure easy, convenient, and precise drug dosing

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Porex Announced as 2019 Outstanding Corporate Innovator Award Finalist by the Product Development and Management Association
08-262019

(Fairburn, GA – August 26, 2019) Porex, a global leader in porous solutions, has been selected as a finalist for the Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Award. Following a rigorous testing process required of all nominees, Porex joins other leading innovators such as 3M, Land O’ Lakes Inc, the John I Haas: Barth-Haas Group and The […]

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Porex Launches Free “The Science INSIDE” Webinar Series Teaching Engineers How to Use Porous Polymer Solutions to Maximize Product Performance
08-132019

(Fairburn, GA – Aug. 14, 2019) — Porex will launch its “The Science INSIDE” monthly educational webinar series later this month to explain the science behind porous polymer technologies […]

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Porex Unveils Results of New Study Verifying CERTIFIED PURE POREX Media as Effective for Greater Accuracy in Clinical and Analytical Methodologies
07-312019

(Fairburn, GA—July 31, 2019) – A recent independent study conducted for Porex on a set of expanded offerings in the CERTIFIED PURE POREX® product lineup found that the media and filters have virtually no material additives, contaminates or heavy metals that can cause interferences in clinical, analytical and blood transfusion testing.For the study, Porex expanded its […]

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Porex to Debut Suite of Porous Polymer Sensor Components Improving Response Time and Enabling Greater Sensitivity for Gas Sensors at SENSOR+TEST 2019
06-25-2019

Innovative sensor line streamlines efficiency and cost for sensor manufacturers during production […]

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Porex Earns Rising Star New Product Award from InnoBeauty for its Revolutionary Nubiform™ Cosmetics Technology
06-132019

leader in porous polymer solutions, has won the Rising Star New Product Award from InnoBeauty for its advanced Nubiform™ applicator, the first of its kind for the cosmetics industry. A flexible and soft material that gives customers optimal flow-through capabilities for liquid formulations, this high-performance elastomer breaks new ground by offering designers an alternative to […]

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Porex Expands Capabilities with New Facility Centrally Located in Ningbo, China
06-122019

(Ningbo, China – June 12, 2019) – To optimize production and offer greater manufacturing capabilities for its global customers, Porex has relocated to a newly renovated facility in the industrial hub of Ningbo, China.  The move positions Porex in a larger space with increased capacity for machinery and the manufacturing of products for industries spanning from […]

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Guangdong Xianfeng Medical Technology Co., Ltd. Partners with Porex to Develop A Safer, More Effective Sterilization Container for the Medical Industry in China
05-162019

(Fairburn, GA – May 17, 2019) Porex, a global leader in porous polymer solutions, and GuangdongXianfeng Medical Technology Co., Ltd. have teamed up to develop a sterile container that will improve the autoclave sterilization process for surgical instruments and help to reduce the risk of infection. The container features a robust, reusable sterilization filter designed by […]

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Porex Receives a Bronze Edison Award™ for its FORTRESS® Pipette Tip Filter Technology
04-05-2019

New York, NY – April 4, 2019 – Porex, global leader in advanced porous solutions and member of the Filtration Group, has won a Bronze Edison Award in the medical category for its FORTRESS® Pipette Tip Filter. In its 32nd year, the annual Edison Awards™ honors the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products […]

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Porex Announced as a 2019 Edison Award Finalist for its FORTRESS™ Pipette Tip Filter in the Medical Category

02-06 -2019

(Fairburn, GA – February 6, 2019) – Porex, a global leader in advanced porous solutions and a member company of the Filtration Group, has been named a finalist in the medical category for its FORTRESS™ Pipette Tip Filter in the 2019 Edison Awards. The annual competition recognizes and honors the most innovative new products, services […]

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Porex to Showcase Its Design and Engineering Solutions That Are Advancing the Medical Industry at MD&M West
02-052019

(Fairburn, GA – February 5, 2019) – Through its customized material design solutions, Porex is delivering innovations that bring product designs to life.  These solutions improve the performance of medical devices, provide more accurate results for diagnostics and eliminate cross-contamination in liquid handling applications.   Attendees at MD&M West 2019 will learn how Porex is […]

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Porex to Showcase the “Science of Ink Flow Management” At Paperworld
01-252019

Frankfurt, Germany (January 25, 2019) – At Paperworld today, Porex Corporation (“Porex”), a market leader and innovator in advanced porous solutions, is offering a rare glimpse into the science of ink flow management upon which coloring, highlighter, whiteboard, and permanent markers rely for their user experience. One notable innovation is the new high-efficiency reservoir technology designed to create […]

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Fragrance Diffusion Gets Greener with Reeds Optimized for Water-Based Formulas
12-062018

(Fairburn, GA – December 6, 2018) – To enable the eco-friendly fragrance formulas growing in popularity, Porex Corporation has created a reed that enables water-based formulas while still providing more uniform, longer-lasting diffusion. New environmental regulations spurred by organizations like the California Air Resource Board (CARB) have led to the development of water-based formulas for […]

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POREX® Plastic Filter Housings Extend Life of Ergonomic Vacuum Lifting Systems, Reduce Overall Costs of Workplace Safety
12-062018

(Fairburn, GA – December 6, 2018) –Porex has engineered plastic filter housings that offer enhanced longevity for ergonomic vacuum lifting systems through active filtration of debris within system vacuum pumps. Debuting in the U.S., the Porex technology helps to prevent box -handling equipment from malfunctioning or wearing out prematurely, making workplace safety more cost-effective for warehouse […]

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New CARB-Compliant Insecticide Wicks Offer Greater Consumer Safety, Reduce Environmental Impact
11-152018

(Fairburn, Georgia – November 15, 2018) – To meet market demand and new environmental regulations for safer, more natural insecticides, Porex is set to debut sintered polypropylene (PP) wicks that are compatible with newer water-based formulas. The new technology, which delivers enhanced product performance, durability and longevity over traditional ceramic wicks, complements Porex’s existing fiber […]

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Porex to Present Suite of Innovative Solutions for Broad Range of Healthcare Applications at Compamed 2018
10-262018

Maria DeCapua (Fairburn, GA – October 26, 2018) – Life sciences technologies that improve sample accuracy, expedite lab results and enhance patient comfort will be among the various products featured at the Porex booth in Hall 8a / C14 at Compamed 2018 in Düsseldorf, Germany, Nov. 12-15. Porex delivers innovations for the healthcare industry that […]

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POREX® Launches Second Cushion Compact Innovation at Cosmoprof Asia for Clean and Convenient Portable Makeup Application
10-192018

Fairburn, GA (Oct. 19, 2018) –  To meet market demand for cushion compacts in China’s mainland, Porex Corporation (“Porex”) will introduce a new cushion compact product at this year’s Cosmoprof Asia in Hong Kong (November 13 – 15, AsiaWorld-Expo/Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre). Engineered with region-specific needs in mind, this latest advancement retains the same core […]

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To Help Maximize the Safety and Availability of Plasma, CERUS Partnered with POREX
08-102018

CERUS partnered with POREX to supply components for the inactivation of pathogens in platelets and plasma. The INTERCEPT™ Blood System is designed to reduce the risk of transfusion-transmitted infections by inactivating a broad range of pathogens such as viruses, bacteria and parasites that may be present in donated blood. The nucleic acid targeting mechanism of […]

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Diagnostics made simple with POREX®’s “Collection to Detection” testing solutions
06-012018


Diagnostic testing has traditionally remained in the control of clinics and typically comes at no small cost, but POREX® is shaking up the status quo with a new suite of unmatched industry innovations. With its “Collection to Detection” diagnostics solutions, POREX® aims to both place power in the hands of the patient and cut operational […]


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POREX® Antimicrobial Wound Care Innovation Reduces Healthcare-Associated Infections and Enhances Patient Comfort
Jack Chan; 04-242018

Bacteria-fighting technology incorporated within foam promotes faster wound healing; See innovation at SAWC Spring, Booth #135  […]

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New Multilayer Material Innovates Formula Dispensing for Jarred Cosmetics
02-172018

Foams and fibers paired with Nubiform® improve liquid release and retention  […]

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POREX® Offers New Design Options to Innovate Cosmetic Products at Cosmoprof Asia
11-24 2017

Providing professional, salon-like quality to consumers and unsurpassed design flexibility; Solutions on display today at Cosmopack […]

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New Porous Material Makes Over Cosmetic Dip Applicators
11-142017

Applicator tips made of Nubiform® offer more efficient, even coats of liquid makeup […]

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New Technology for Cosmetics Applicators Offers Top-Notch Hygiene
10-302017

Applicator tips made of Nubiform® fight bacterial growth upon contact […]

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POREX® Offers Unmatched Customization for Cosmetics Designers
06-212017

Nubiform® enables novel cosmetic innovations with superior flow-through capabilities; plus, a variety of latex-free foams at MakeUp in Paris […]

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Porex® Revolutionizes Cosmetics with New Innovation: Nubiform™
05-122017

At MakeUp in Paris (June 22-23, 2017; Carrousel du Louvre), Porex Corporation (“Porex®”) will showcase a new technology that takes design creativity to new heights: Nubiform™. A high-performance elastomer, Nubiform […]

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Porex Welcomes Essentra Porous Technologies to the Family
03-052017

Austin, TX, March 6, 2017 — Filtration Group Corporation is pleased to announce that it has closed its acquisition of the Porous Technologies business of Essentra plc. This move significantly broadens the company’s customer base and product […]

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