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Hollingsworth & Vose wins 2015 Innovations in Manufacturing Award

By SWVAtoday.com

Nov 13, 2015

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Hollingsworth and Vose, an advanced materials company, recently won the Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing (SVAM) 2015 Innovations in Manufacturing Award. The award recognizes H&V’s Floyd team accomplishment developing the NanoWave® air filtration media and the associated advanced manufacturing processes.

“We are proud of H&V’s highly-skilled people in Floyd. It’s very exciting that they are solving major worldwide challenges here in innovative and environmentally-friendly ways,” said Jon Beegle, Chairman of the Floyd County Economic Development Authority.

In this case, it was developing a filtration media that performs much better and requires less energy. They called it NanoWave®, because a unique aspect of this synthetic-media filter is a curved nano-fiber layer that increases the surface area and catches fine particles while the outer, higher-loft layer catches larger particles without reducing airflow. The benefits of NanoWave® include increased filter life, excellent dust-holding capacity, reduced disposal cost, elimination in fiber shedding, and lower energy costs through better air handing. NanoWave also improves processing on conventional and ultrasonic equipment for filter manufacturers.

Read more about NanoWave technology.