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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 […]

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 […]

Dec 9

H&V Receives 2021 AIM Next Century Award for Pandemic Response

EAST WALPOLE, Mass., December 9, 2021 – Hollingsworth & Vose (H&V) announced today that it has received the 2021 Next Century Award from the Associated Industries of Massachusetts in recognition of H&V’s outstanding COVID-19 response. Next Century Awards honor employers, community organizations and individuals who have made unique contributions to the Massachusetts economy and the […]

Nov 18

H&V enters into agreement with I.W. Tremont to market H&V Trupor® microporous filter media

EAST WALPOLE, Mass., November 18, 2021 – Hollingsworth & Vose (H&V) has entered into an agreement with I.W. Tremont to market and distribute H&V Trupor®, a novel microporous filter media solution. H&V Trupor® enables best-in-class flow rates and delivers membrane reliability via patented microporous filtration media. “Microfiltration is critical across industries, making water cleaner, bioprocess […]

Aug 27

H&V partners with Superior Felt & Filtration to bring Trupor® to global markets

EAST WALPOLE, Mass., August 25, 2021 – Hollingsworth & Vose has chosen Superior Felt & Filtration to distribute H&V’s Trupor®, a novel microporous filter media solution. Trupor® enables best-in-class flow rates and delivers membrane reliability via patented microporous filtration media. Microfiltration makes water cleaner, bioprocess products safer, semiconductor products cheaper and industrial processes run longer. […]

Jul 21

H&V Prices Will Increase Effective August 15, 2021 Due to Rise in Commodity Costs

EAST WALPOLE, Mass., July 19, 2021 – The North & Latin American filtration media markets continue to experience significant demand recovery since the downturn in 2020. The global market strength has led to rapidly increasing commodity costs in raw material, transportation and energy. H&V is committed to our long-standing relationships including consistent supply, ongoing capacity […]