January 23, 2006 — /AFS/ — Minneapolis, Minn. — In support of their new by-line, “Education and Networking of Industry Professions”, the American Filtration & Separation Society (AFS) has implemented new benefits and programs for AFS Corporate Sponsors. AFS Corporate Sponsors are leaders in the filtration industry representing filter manufacturers, their media, adhesive and equipment suppliers and filtration product end-users. No other organization can meet the needs of the entire industry.
New programs for Corporate Sponsors include:
* On-site availability of the AFS Filtration Short Course program originally offered only at the AFS Spring and Fall Conferences. All courses are taught by filtration industry engineering and education leaders. CEU’s are awarded according to standards set by the engineering community.
* A Plant Floor(sm) section has been added to all AFS Expositions where users can view filtration and separation equipment and products operated in real time.
* The AFS “Filtration Pavilion” will be an integral component of the 2006 Powder & Bulk Solids Show, May 9-11 at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont IL. AFS Corporate sponsors receive reduced rates for their booths as well as complementary passes to the AFS Spring Conference held concurrently with the expo.
* AFS Corporate Sponsors will have access to the Filtration Employment Opportunities Program in the “Filtration Pavilion”, The program will facilitate the networking between Filtration Industry companies and those qualified filtration industry participants
With over 400 individual and corporate members, the AFS is the world’s largest technical society for the Filtration and Particle/Separation Industry. In addition, AFS is the principal educator for industry suppliers, manufacturers and end-users. AFS meets the needs of both the Industrial and Higher Education Venues.
For more information, see www.afssociety.org or call 612-861-1277
Faith Levine, Marketing Manager
American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS)