No Boundaries: The State of Global Air Pollution

The World Health Organization is just one example of an initiative that has long challenged governments to adopt stricter environmental standards, with the goal of improving healthy living conditions. But now, their message, along with many from other organizations, is made more urgent today as the estimated number of yearly deaths from air pollution rises.…

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Getting UL Certified for our Biodegradable Vacuum Cleaner Bag

Our entire business centers on making the world a better place to live and breathe in.  APC progresses forward with research and development initiatives to make our environment more “green” these days. Although we’ve always been eco-conscious, APC diversified our business to include biodegradable products for the JAN/SAN commercial cleaning industry. After 18 months of…

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How Is HEPA Filtration Used in Food Processing?

High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filtration dates back to the 1940s, when this specific filter was used to prevent airborne contaminates from spreading during the Manhattan Project. The system, which traps microscopic particles and eliminates 99.97% of gas particulates with a diameter greater than 0.3 micron, evolved to suit consumers’ needs. The efficiency of HEPA…

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Improper Filter Design: A Costly Problem

If you own an air-cleaner, car, hot tub, vacuum cleaner, or anything that needs a filter, you know the frustration of constantly having to clean filters. This is especially the case if you live in an area with higher levels of dust and pollutants. Imagine living in China today with its air pollution problems. The…

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APC Tackles Airline Cabin Filtration

There is nothing worse than breathing what seems to be the stale, often smelly air on a long plane flight. With hundreds of people packed into what is getting to feel increasingly like a sardine can with magazines and peanuts (if you’re lucky) it is no wonder complaints and worries about cabin air are becoming…

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