GVS buys Kuss Filtration

Microfiltration company GVS announced today that it has entered an agreement to acquire Kuss Filtration from Industrial Opportunity Partners. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Under the terms of the acquisition, GVS and Kuss will work together to enter the micro filtration and automotive markets. “GVS has high expectations for this new

How cleanrooms can ensure life science product quality

Cleanrooms are an important production tool for life sciences manufacturers; maintaining high stands of product quality ensures product efficacy and builds a strong reputation. Kevin Weist, president, Clean Air Products Quality is paramount in the life sciences. The innovation and growth for which life sciences companies strive cannot be attained without top quality products. Whether

AVX adds medical device development facility to headquarters

AVX Corp., a maker and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, recently announced that it has added a new medical device development facility to its corporate headquarters, located in Fountain Inn, S.C. The new facility, announced April 18, has more than 2,500 square ft of cleanrooms and support space for device fabrication, biological analysis

Braun lands FDA nod for Xevonta dialyzer

B. Braun Medical said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its xevonta dialyzer and that it is launching the next-generation filter in the U.S. The new dialyzer features a filtration membrane designed to filter out smaller toxin molecules in patients’ blood, like urea and creatinine, while maintaining larger blood componenets, such as albumin and

Newport adds rapid prototyping to Corion optics manufacturing facility

Newport Corporation, a global manufacturer in photonics solutions and optics products and systems has completed a capacity expansion and upgrade of its Corion optical filter and replicated mirror manufacturing facility in Franklin, MA.  The facility now hosts several new coating chambers as well as dedicated space for future technology upgrades. The primary goal in adding these systems to