Increasingly popular, crushable filters may very well breach the confines of their niche status.
Solvay Acetow has launched Rhodia FilterSorb, a silica filter solution for optimized filtration. A unique silica-based granule in a cellulose acetate matrix, Rhodia FilterSorb adds a second filtration step to a standard filter to provide optimized filtration, without loss of flavor, according to Solvay Acetoy. In a qualitative taste panel, comparing a standard cellulose acetate […]
Olivier Ferrary is taking over from Gérard Collette as general manager of Rhodia Acetow, which in 2011 became part of the Solvay Group. A former manager of SDU Special Chemicals, Ferrary has held various responsibilities relating to chemicals and plastics within the Solvay Group. Collette will take over the management of Solvay’s industrial function and […]
Celanese Corp. has developed a technology that enables cigarette manufacturers to deploy filter additives at significantly higher loading levels than was previously possible. CelFX Matrix Technology creates a firm, porous matrix structure that can hold a broad range of additives in the filters of cigarettes. As a result, the matrix structure efficiently filters the smoke […]
Hauni Maschinenbau is introducing a new all-automatic high-bay storage system that allows cigarette makers to separate filter making from the cigarette production process. Apart from maximizing machine utilization, the system’s space-saving storage unit keeps filters ready for use wherever and whenever required. “This storage system keeps the filter and cigarette manufacturing processes separate, allowing filter […]