Filtration 2018
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FILTREX™ Asia 2018 closes as most successful edition ever Over 200 key stakeholders gather for premier Asian filtration conference

With 222 delegates from over 100 companies in attendance, FILTREX™ Asia was again confirmed as a key industry event for the filtration sector, showcasing EDANA’s mission to support the growth and sustainable development of the industry throughout the region.

The event, run in conjunction with the 7th Filtration & Separation Asia (FSA) event (the largest filtration exhibition in Asia), was co-organised by the China Filtration Society (CFS), China Nonwovens Technology Association (CNTA) and UBM China.

The conference examined the latest market trends and technical developments in the field of filtration and allowed extensive opportunities for attendees to network with industry peers and sector experts. Feedback from participants throughout the event emphasised satisfaction with the mix and quality of expert content and the many opportunities to meet with industry peers.

“We, at EDANA, are honoured to have been chosen as a partner by CFS, CNTA and UBM China to hold our conference for the first time alongside the successful Filtration & Separation, the largest exhibition of its kind” said Pierre Wiertz, EDANA’s General Manager, in his opening statement.

Professor Ji of The China University of Petroleum congratulated the organiser on the success of FILTREX Asia “thank you for organizing this excellent event. Inspired by China's actual demand for filtration technology, the conference topics focused on advanced filtration materials, filtration technology, testing and practical applications. I am glad to see high-level technical experts from Europe, America, and Asia gathering together at the conference. The event provides a perfect platform for communications between filter media manufacturers, filtration testing instruments manufacturers and related R&D institutes.” Joerg Sievert, COO Freudenberg Filtration Technologies, agreed that the event was a great success with “two intensive days where 27 presentations were given about new technologies, testing techniques and standards. Filtration follows the global mega trend for cleaner air and cleaner water and has the social responsibility to improve the quality of life. This is a great chance for the industry to support global sustainability.”

Billy Hidjaja, CEO of Hadtex and Chairman of the Indonesian Nonwoven Association, said he found it “a very good idea to combine European and Chinese experts and stakeholders. We were able to compare and cross-check the different perspectives, test methodologies, production knowhow and etc from two major filtration industry areas. The number of attendees is vivid proof how successful this event is. Well done!”

As the voice of nonwovens and related industries, EDANA helps over 250 members across over 40 countries design their future. Its mission is to create the foundation for sustainable growth through active promotion, education and dialogue.

About CFS
CFS——China Filtration &Separation Committee, founded in May 2008, is approved by the Ministry of Science % Technology of the People’s Republic of China and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China. It is the only comprehensive trade association of filtration &separation in China. Now there are more than 100 members covering all the fields of Filtration & Separation, such as: filtration & separation machinery manufactures, filter media producers, membrane manufacturers, air filter, liquid filter, cartridge, bag filter, testing instruments manufacturers, institutes & universities engaged in filtration & separation etc.

About UBM China
UBM China recently became part of Informa PLC, a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organiser in the world. UBM in China is committed to provide the industry with trade platforms that bring together buyers and sellers from around the world, through a portfolio of exhibitions, conferences, publications and online media. UBM in China is the events specialist in a wide range of sectors including furniture, food, hospitality & leisure, pharmaceutical, children baby maternity industries and many more. We are content specialists able to provide both online and offline sourcing business to our clients through our trade portals. Every year, UBM in China hosts over 70 large scale trade shows across 13 industry verticals to visitors all over the world.