EAST WALPOLE, Mass., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollingsworth & Vose Company (H&V), a leading global provider of nonwovens and technical papers, today introduced its HVision(TM) technology platform, a collaborative process designed to enhance the development and commercialization of breakthrough products.
"HVision will provide H&V with an enhanced R&D process focused on creating a new generation of products that exceed present performance benchmarks in the industry," said Val Hollingsworth, H&V's President and Chief Executive Officer.
Hollingsworth said the HVision technology platform consists of a development process focused on three key principles:
-- Benchmarking the industry's best performance on the metrics most
important to the customer
-- Developing technologies that exceed those benchmarks to achieve
breakthrough performance levels
-- Focusing on creating core materials technologies that deliver unequaled
performance across multiple products and markets
"This R&D platform will provide customers with innovative products that offer new standards of excellence for the performance characteristics that matter most," said Hollingsworth. "In addition, it will accelerate product development cycles and improve quality."
New HVision Products to Debut in Q4
H&V also announced that the first new products developed with the HVision technology platform will be commercially available in the fourth quarter of 2007. They are:
-- The PerForm(TM) next-generation HEPA/ULPA filter media for clean room
applications. PerForm sets new generation standards for performance
across the board, including:
-- Setting the standard for performance and processability
-- Increasing filter performance with lower pressure drop
-- Maximizing filter production line productivity
-- Ensuring high quality pleats through superior uniformity
-- The new NanoWave(TM) patented, extended surface, high loft all-
synthetic media for the ASHRAE bag filter market with three times the
dirt-holding capacity of conventional media. NanoWave features:
-- Half the resistance at a given efficiency versus standard synthetic
media in an uncharged state
-- Excellent dust holding capacity
-- High stiffness to maintain shape during filter life
-- Unique benefits for a wide range of air filtration applications
"This introduction represents the first of many exciting new capabilities to come from our HVision process," said Hollingsworth. "We anticipate this technology platform will produce additional next-generation filtration and industrial specialty products in 2008."
Hollingsworth & Vose Company, established in 1843, is a global leader in the supply of technically advanced filtration media, battery separator materials and industrial nonwovens. The company operates manufacturing sites and research centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Visit Hollingsworth & Vose Company on the Net at http://www.hollingsworth-vose.com.
|SOURCE Hollingsworth & Vose Company|
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