Pall Teams with Saudi Arabia-based Research University to Drive Advances in Filtration Technology

  Pall Teams with Saudi Arabia-based Research University to Drive Advances in
  Filtration Technology

 Collaboration with KAUST to Focus on Evolving Filtration Needs of Industries
                and Utilities in the Middle East and Globally

Business Wire

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. -- March 20, 2013

Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL), a global leader in filtration, separation and
purification technologies, announced today that it has teamed with the King
Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia to drive
advances in water treatment, alternative fuels, and other areas of critical
importance to communities and businesses in the Middle East and around the
globe. As part of the KAUST Industry Collaboration Program (KICP), Pall will
participate in research relating to filtration, separations, and purification

KICP is a membership-based program aimed at fostering strong and productive
partnerships with industry. As an integral component of KAUST Economic
Development (ED), KICP maximizes the effectiveness of industrial collaboration
within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and internationally by engaging key
partners. KICP supports ED’s goal of translating knowledge into economic
growth and job creation.

“Pall has been a technology leader in filtration and separation for decades,”
said Dr. Brian Muellers, senior vice president of Industrial R&D at Pall. “By
becoming part of this collaboration, we can match our deep technical and
commercial knowledge with the research capabilities at KAUST and its partners
to help further efforts in high-growth areas that will only become more
critical in the coming years.”

Pall expects to collaborate with multiple research centers and other
industrial partners in a wide variety of research initiatives. Pall will
complement the extensive and well-equipped laboratory facilities at KAUST with
applications expertise, separations materials and pilot scale systems to
develop well-focused and commercially sustainable solutions to challenging
separations problems.

“The Middle East is an important growth market for Pall,” said Ruby Chandy,
president, Pall Industrial. “Our sales in the Middle East have more than
doubled in the last four years. This collaboration illustrates our continued
commitment to meeting the current and evolving needs of the region’s
industries and utilities.”

About Pall Corporation

Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) is a filtration, separation and purification
leader providing solutions to meet the critical fluid management needs of
customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry. Pall works
with customers to advance health, safety and environmentally responsible
technologies. The company’s engineered products enable process and product
innovation and minimize emissions and waste. Pall Corporation is an S&P 500
company serving customers worldwide. Pall has been named a “top green company”
by Newsweek magazine. To see how Pall is helping enable a greener, safer, more
sustainable future, follow us on Twitter @PallCorporation or visit


King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) advances science
and technology through bold and collaborative research. It educates scientific
and technological leaders, catalyzes the diversification of the Saudi economy,
and addresses challenges of regional and global significance, thereby serving
the Kingdom, the region, and the world. As an independent, merit-based
institution, KAUST’s pioneering matrix structure of academic divisions and
interdisciplinary Research Centers enables top researchers from around the
globe and across all cultures to work together to solve challenging scientific
and technological issues. KAUST’s core campus, located on more than 36 million
square meters on the Red Sea at Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, was inaugurated on the
23rd of September 2009. More information can be found at


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Robert Emproto, 516-801-9341
Senior Manager, Industrial Marketing Communications
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