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Updated: Jan 19 2015

Porvair Sciences

  • Porvair Sciences
  • 7 Regis Place
  • Bergen Way King's Lynn
  • Norfolk, PE30 2JN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

Porvair is a specialist filtration and environmental technology group with operations in the UK, US and Germany, employing about 500 people.

The Group develops, designs and manufactures specialist filtration and separation equipment. We serve a range of market segments of which aviation, energy and industrial process, environmental laboratories and non-ferrous metals are the most important

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