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Purafil is awarded the Exporter of the Year in the Environmental Category from Commercial News USA.
Purafil's PuraGRID filter receives an Honorable Mention in the AHR Innovation Awards IAQ Category.
Purafil achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification.
Purafil's PuraGRID filter receives the 2009 Dealer Design Gold Award in the IAQ category.
Purafil introduces the revolutionary PuraGRID filter with the GridBLOK Technology.
Purafil's Purafilter receives the 2007 Dealer Design Gold Award in the IAQ category.
Purafil's OnGuard 3000 receives the 2007 Plant Engineering Product of the Year Silver Award for Instrumentation.
Purafil announces the Purafil SP Series (patent-pending) of sodium permanganate oxidizing media. The Purafil SP and SP Blend media demonstrate a 50% higher working capacity for gaseous contaminants than Purafil’s premium ‘Purafil® Select’ and ‘Purafil® CP Blend Select’ media.
Kaydon Corporation acquires Purafil, Inc. in 2005.
Purafil achieves ISO 9001:2000 certification.
Purafil receives the 2004 US EPA Clean Air Excellence Award for the Enersave Program.
Purafil receives the 2003 Achievement Award in the Technology Merit category from the Environmental Business Journal for the Enersave program.
Purafil ESD secures the 100 th Emergency Gas Scrubber installation and makes the industry’s first international sale of a one-ton EGS to the city of Sydney, Australia.
Purafil announces the OnGuard® Continuous Corrosion Transmitter, a third-generation OnGuard monitor utilizing quartz crystal microbalance technology.
Purafil launches the Purafilter®, the only filter containing a potassium-permanganate-impregnated adsorbent for use in cleanroom and commercial applications.
Purafil achieves ISO 9001 quality certification.
Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited partners with Purafil, Inc. to add the Purafil Compressor Intake Filter and corrosion diagnostic services to their product offering.
Purafil receives the most prestigious U.S. Presidential “E Star” Award for excellence in exporting in 1997.
Purafil receives the R&D 100 Award for development of the OnGuard real-time air quality monitor, based on quartz crystal microbalance technology. Purafil announces the OnGuard 1000 and later the enhanced, OnGuard 2000 monitor for continuous corrosion monitoring.
Purafil® announces the third-generation Purafil® Select media, which offers twice the removal capacity for gaseous contaminants than the Purafil® II media formula.
Purafil receives the U.S. Presidential “E” Award for exporting in 1991.
Under new ownership, Purafil® expands the company internationally by building a global network of manufacturers’ representatives.
Purafil® establishes the Environmental Systems Division in 1997 to serve the air pollution control needs of the water-wastewater industry.
Purafil® II media, which offers a superior capacity than the original formula for corrosive, acid gases.
Purafil® purple-pellet media becomes the direct replacement for activated carbon or charcoal media in pulp and paper mills, petrochemical refineries, and other industrial applications.
Purafil, Inc. is founded in 1969. The privately-held organization assumes full responsibility for manufacturing and technical support. The Purafil® product is marketed nationally through representatives in the United States and Canada.
Marbon Chemical Division sells the Purafil® product through manufacturers’ representatives serving the mechanical and industrial HVAC markets.
Borg-Warner assigns Marbon Chemical Division with full market responsibility for the manufacture of the Purafil® product.
Borg-Warner explores manufacturing techniques for the Purafil® product under contract with Kaiser Chemical, and the Colorado School of Mines manufactures developmental quantities.
York Corporation is acquired by Borg-Warner Corporation, and the Purafil® product is transferred to the Roy I. Ingersoll Laboratories, a research division of Borg-Warner.
Purafil® media is developed by the research laboratories of York Corporation.