Currently, there are no unified global standards for testing the efficiency of cabin air filters under actual working conditions. Although there are established procedures in certain regions, the nature of the testing and the results it produces are...
This charming short film shows a father explaining to his son about all the “invisible bad guys” who populate the outside air – and what super hero “Micron-Air” with his magic shield is doing to stand up to them. The movie ends with a timely reminder...
In recent years, media reporting of global environmental issues has greatly increased awareness of air quality. Whether at home or traveling abroad, there are some great apps that will give you real-time information about the air quality in your...
In the quest to take cabin air filtration to the next level, Blueair Cabin Air AB and Freudenberg Filtration Technologies recently entered into a collaborative relationship on developing clean air solutions. The objective is to combine the benefits...
Giacomo Menzio, Automotive Market Manager at Freudenberg Filtration Technologies, used a recent webinar to highlight some of the issues surrounding in-vehicle pollution during which he presented five key recommendations.
Honda North America has awarded Freudenberg Filtration Technologies its 7th consecutive Service Parts Supplier Award. The award is given to suppliers for their outstanding track record regarding quality, delivery and price, with only approximately 3%...
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies has introduced a new premium activated carbon selection for automotive cabin air filters: the micronAir Gas Shield line. Three regionally customized activated carbon combinations are now available to adsorb a wide...
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies has won the prestigious Automotive Technology Innovation Award 2018, which was presented at the International Automotive Congress in Shanghai at the end of last year.
Filtration reaches into our lives in all sorts of places and in thousands of different applications. To give you a sense of the many ways in which Freudenberg Filtration Technologies impacts everyday life, we have created a great new image film.
Global responses to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus have thrown an unintended light on one of the world’s greatest health hazards: air pollution. The extreme restrictions placed on economic activity and normal human movement have had an instant effect on air quality.
Becoming infected by a virus indoors depends heavily on exposure to air with a high viral load. In other words, the air you breathe externally is directly related to contracting viruses internally. During the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, this topic has become more relevant than ever.
Located in the German Rhineland-Palatinate, Freudenberg’s Kaiserslautern site has a long history of successful innovation as well as being known throughout the Group for its friendly atmosphere and strong values.
As the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus continues to be in evidence across the globe, it reminds us of the constant threat to health posed by viral infection. Even when the current virus finally recedes, it is certain that new variants will emerge. Known viruses will continue to proliferate, as has been the case throughout human history.
Given the vast numbers of people who use mass transit such as buses and coaches daily, these modes of transport represent an obvious source of viral infection risk. This created an opportunity for Freudenberg to manufacture an innovative filtration solution specifically aimed at these mass-transport vehicles.
Powered by hydrogen and emitting nothing more than water, fuel cells have been widely discussed as the solution of future train mobility. Already in use on industrial sites to power forklift trucks, for example, they are a promising drive technology for cars. But their potential doesn’t end on the road. Recent studies have shown that fuel-cell-hydrogen (FCH) trains may be a viable proposition.
From asthma and respiratory diseases to cancer and dementia, the negative effects of air pollution on physical health have long been known and documented. What is now coming to light is the potential impact that poor air quality can have on mental health.
Being a globally active company does not necessarily equate with acting in a globally coordinated manner. To be truly “global” means structuring your organization in a global manner and ensuring that regional coordination is sustained around the world.
If the world is to successfully combat growing levels of air pollution, transportation must shift from its reliance on fossil fuels to alternative energy solutions. Among the various emerging drive technologies, fuel cells are proving an alternative to combustion engines.
Although air quality in general has gradually improved in recent decades, large areas of the USA, Canada and Mexico are still plagued by polluted air. As well as its general impact on the population, air pollution has serious adverse effects in particularly for asthma sufferers, the elderly, and the very young.
Developing innovative filter media is one thing: gaining deep insights into their effectiveness is something else. When it comes to testing the latest filter solutions for their ability to neutralize allergens and germs, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies turns to the OFI in Vienna, Austria.
Conveniently located within a few minutes’ drive of the Freudenberg Group’s global headquarters, the charmingly named “Saukopftunnel” (sow’s head tunnel) provides our filtration experts with a perfect testing ground.
In January 2020, Senior General Manager Freudenberg India Ashok Pandey will celebrate 20 years with the company. Given that many people change employers several times over that period, what has kept him with us for so long?
In spite of increased efforts across the world to fight the causes of air pollution, it remains the single most significant threat to human health. As the world gets hotter and more crowded, engines continue to pump out dirty emissions.
As the global population increases, pressure on food production has never been greater. This not only means finding effective ways to maximize soil fertility. It also means preventing crop destruction as a result of insect and pest infestation.
The development of alternative fuel concepts is a crucial component in the fight to sustainably reduce air pollution. Alongside electric and hybrid drive chains, hydrogen is increasingly being seen as a viable long-term solution.
When we spoke to Tim Wei about the challenges facing the automotive filtration sector in the coming years, his response was clear: “Freudenberg’s ability to innovate will be the key to our future success.