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(Fairburn, GA – December 6, 2018) –Porex has engineered plastic filter housings that offer enhanced longevity for ergonomic vacuum lifting systems through active filtration of debris within system vacuum pumps. Debuting in the U.S., the Porex technology helps to prevent box -handling equipment from malfunctioning or wearing out prematurely, making workplace safety more cost-effective for warehouse and plant managers to achieve and maintain.

Designed to relieve pressure off workers lifting heavy boxes and prevent injury, ergonomic vacuum lifting systems typically utilize a suction cup and pump mechanism that effortlessly hoists boxes. The technology provides employees with a safer, more efficient and risk-free work environment, but its vacuum pump component often faces issues of clogging, with dirt and dust becoming trapped and causing the part or machine to experience failure.

By effectively filtering out harmful particles, POREX Plastic Filter Housings can reduce the need for equipment repair and replacement, enhancing the durability of the vacuum pump, increasing work productivity and prolonging the life of the entire lifting system. Ultimately, this added protection saves on costs required to keep warehouses compliant with safety standards.

The U.S. introduction of POREX plastic filter housings follows the company’s global expansion. Recognizing customer needs, Porex designed new versions of its long-standing product line to utilize American National Standard Pipe Thread (NPT), the U.S. technical standard for screw threads on pipes and pipe fittings. The filter housings are easy to use, available in different porosities and can withstand high corrosion and chemical resistance.

“Avoiding workplace injury and fostering a safe work environment are paramount concerns for warehouse and plant managers across industries,” said Rusty Martin, global strategic marketing director at Porex. “Our plastic filtration housings help to ensure that vacuum lifting equipment operates with superior performance and outlasts standard lifespans, offering critical safety through a cost-effective solution.” 

Beyond pneumatic vacuum systems, the POREX plastic filter housings are an economical filtration alternative for the chemical, pharmaceutical and medical industries. Learn more about POREX plastic filter housings and their applications at

About Porex Corporation

At Porex, we take pride in our nearly 60 years of leveraging technology and innovation to deliver unique solutions to our customers.  We go to great lengths to provide a comprehensive, collaborative engineering partnership to develop high-value porous solutions across functions such as absorbing, applying, diffusing, filtering, venting and wicking that enable our customers to bring new ideas to life. POREX currently services over 1,500 customers from 9 global manufacturing and development facilities across a wide range of industries including Biomedical Science, Consumer, Industrial, Electronics and more. With our unique technologies, unmatched experience, stringent regulatory and quality standards, extensive global footprint, and clean manufacturing practices, we partner with leading companies to create a safer, healthier, and more productive world.

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Porex is part of the Life Sciences division of Filtration Group. Filtration Group is making the world safer, healthier and more productive by creating innovative solutions that deliver outstanding customer value.  Filtration Group serves a highly diverse set of customers with offerings that span life sciences, process technologies, and fluid and indoor air quality applications. One of the fastest growing companies in the industry, Filtration Group serves its customers from over 100 facilities in 28 countries.