Pall Corp. announces acquisition of Filter Specialists Inc.

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PORT WASHINGTON, NY, May 1, 2014 -- Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL), a specialist in filtration, separation and purification solutions and technologies, has acquired Filter Specialists Inc., (FSI), a specialist in filtration, operating in a variety of industrial markets.

Through the acquisition, Pall will obtain FSI's Polyweld®, Polymicro® and BOS filter bags, along with its extensive line of both steel and plastic filter vessels.

The recent acquisition complements Pall's impact in existing addressable markets and provides potential opportunities for growth, particularly in the oil and gas and chemical markets as well as other industrial sectors.

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. For more information, visit

About Filter Specialists

FSI is an industry leader in innovative, state-of-the-art filtration products and solutions. With over 48 active patents, including Polyloc® ring and Polymicro® seamless filter bags, we continue to provide our customers solutions to their filtration needs. Established in 1972 in Michigan City, Ind., FSI has grown into a worldwide supplier of superior-value filtration products and solutions. For more information, visit



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