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Mar 15

Hollingsworth & Vose Invests in India, Doubling Capacity to Serve South Asia and Global Market with Energy Storage Solutions

Hollingsworth & Vose (H&V) is strategically investing in its Mysuru India plant, doubling manufacturing capacity to produce battery separators that serve the South Asia and Global markets. In 2014, H&V acquired Raman FibreScience Pvt Ltd, a technology company based in Mysuru, India. The facility specializes in developing innovations in fiber-based, wet-laid filtration media and battery […]

Feb 26

Hollingsworth & Vose Awarded Silver EcoVadis Certification

Hollingsworth & Vose, a global leader in filtration and energy solutions, proudly announces its recent achievement of the Silver EcoVadis Certification, which places H&V in the top 25% of companies rated by EcoVadis. This prestigious recognition underscores the company’s commitment to sustainability. “Receiving the Silver EcoVadis Certification recognizes our ongoing efforts to create a cleaner, healthier […]

Jun 8

H&V Grades Successfully Complete German KTW Drinking Water Standard Evaluation

EAST WALPOLE, Mass. – Grades of porous materials produced by Hollingsworth & Vose have passed the evaluations needed to meet Germany’s updated Kunststoff-Trinkwasser (KTW) drinking water standards, allowing their use in consumer water treatment applications. In Germany, materials that come into contact with drinking water must meet the hygienic and toxicological requirements of the guidelines […]

May 31

H&V Joins the World’s Largest Corporate Sustainability Initiative

EAST WALPOLE, Mass. – Hollingsworth & Vose®, a global leader in filtration, separator and energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce that the company has joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative. This voluntary leadership platform is for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices. The U.N. Global Compact is a call to […]

Apr 14

H&V welcomes HR leader Sandra Martinez to the role of Vice President & Chief People Officer

EAST WALPOLE, Mass. – Hollingsworth & Vose is proud to announce that Sandra Martinez will be the company’s new Vice President & Chief People Officer on April 18. Martinez brings a strong blend of human resource experience from her extensive 20-year career. “At H&V, our people are our most important resource, and Sandra was the […]

Jan 3

Global Advanced Materials Manufacturer to Expand in Virginia: Hollingsworth & Vose to invest $40.2 million, create 25 jobs in Floyd County

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Hollingsworth & Vose (H&V), a global manufacturer of advanced materials used in filtration, battery, and industrial applications, will invest $40.2 million to expand its operation in Floyd County. The company will add over 28,000 square feet to its facility at 365 Christiansburg Pike Northeast to accommodate […]

May 23

H&V welcomes seasoned executive James Noonan to the role of CFO at Hollingsworth & Vose

EAST WALPOLE, Mass. – H&V has named longtime finance executive James Noonan to the role of chief financial officer, effective May 23, 2022. A seasoned professional and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Noonan brings more than 20 years of experience in financial management to the CFO role at H&V. “We […]

May 17

H&V Appoints Company Veteran Mark Freeman as New Vice President and General Counsel

EAST WALPOLE, Mass. – Hollingsworth & Vose has promoted Mark Freeman, the company’s deputy general counsel since 2017, to the role of vice president and general counsel. A nearly 15-year veteran of H&V, Freeman takes over for Deirdre Murphy, H&V’s vice president and chief legal officer, who retired at the end of April. “There’s no […]

Apr 4

H&V selects Josh Ayer for its next CEO as Val Hollingsworth steps down after 24 years

EAST WALPOLE, Mass. – After a multi-year succession process, H&V’s Board of Directors has chosen H&V Chief Operations Officer Josh Ayer as the company’s new CEO. Ayer will succeed Val Hollingsworth, who is stepping out of the role of CEO after 24 years – and after 42 years with the company. Hollingsworth will continue as […]

Mar 21

Market conditions, inflationary pressures force H&V to implement temporary surcharge

EAST WALPOLE, Mass., March 21, 2022 – Global market conditions, including constrained supply chains, inflationary pressure, increased transportation costs and historically high energy rates, are forcing H&V to implement a temporary 12% surcharge in the Americas and EMEA regions. The surcharge will be effective on all orders shipped on or after April 4, 2022, and […]