Your Partner in Innovation

Solve your product design challenges with our custom porous plastics solutions in absorption, application, diffusion, filtration, venting and wicking.

For almost 60 years, Porex Corporation, a business of Filtration Group, has been partnering with our customers to deliver engineering and design innovations that turn their product ideas into reality.  Through a collaborative engineering partnership, Porex develops high-value solutions to their product design challenges in absorption, application, diffusion, filtration, venting, and wicking. 

By applying our extensive porous polymer material science, product design, and custom plastic manufacturing expertise to developing porous solutions, we help our customers overcome their complex product development challenges and speed up their product launches. As a result, over 1,500 customers in 65 countries trust Porex for their porous polymer technologies that can be used in a wide variety of applications in healthcare, consumer, electronics and industrial industries to improve the performance of their end products.

With unmatched engineering experience, stringent regulatory and quality standards, and extensive global footprint, POREX® products form the standard of material excellence to bring your next innovation to life – and create a safer, healthier and more productive world.



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Porex Announced as 2019 Outstanding Corporate Innovator Award Finalist by the Product Development and Management Association


Porex among top companies including 3M, Land O’ Lakes Inc. and The Gorilla Glue Company, recognized for sustained design and manufacturing practices that have led to significant success

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Porex Launches Free “The Science INSIDE” Webinar Series Teaching Engineers How to Use Porous Polymer Solutions to Maximize Product Performance


New knowledge series will educate product design and manufacturing engineers across any industry on how to use different types of porous polymers to drive innovation and solve product performance challenges

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Porex Unveils Results of New Study Verifying CERTIFIED PURE POREX Media as Effective for Greater Accuracy in Clinical and Analytical Methodologies


White paper analyzing diversified family of POREX® laboratory components will debut at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab EXPO 2019

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Electrochemical Gas Sensor Filters

Porex to Debut Suite of Porous Polymer Sensor Components Improving Response Time and Enabling Greater Sensitivity for Gas Sensors at SENSOR+TEST 2019


Innovative sensor line streamlines efficiency and cost for sensor manufacturers during production

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Xianfeng Sterile Container

Guangdong Xianfeng Medical Technology Co., Ltd. Partners with Porex to Develop A Safer, More Effective Sterilization Container for the Medical Industry in China


Porex and Guangdong Xianfeng Medical Technology Co., Ltd. have teamed up to develop a sterile container that will improve the autoclave sterilization process for surgical instruments and help to reduce the risk of infection. 

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Edison Award

Porex Receives a Bronze Edison Award™ for its FORTRESS® Pipette Tip Filter Technology


Porex Receives a Bronze Edison Award™ for its FORTRESS® Pipette Tip Filter Technology

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Porex Expands Capabilities with New Facility Centrally Located in Ningbo, China


Relocation of global porous leader’s China manufacturing operations enhances global production and customer service in writing instruments, cosmetics and diagnostics markets

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Porex Earns Rising Star New Product Award from InnoBeauty for its Revolutionary Nubiform™ Cosmetics Technology


Soft and breathable applicator provides exceptional product delivery, precision and control when applying color cosmetics and skin care formulations

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Nubiform cosmetic examples

Porex® Revolutionizes Cosmetics with New Innovation: Nubiform™


Breakthrough replacement material for applicators, eye liners and other cosmetic products; Design inspirations on display at MakeUp in Paris 

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Edison Awards Winner

Porex Announced as a 2019 Edison Award Finalist for its FORTRESS™ Pipette Tip Filter in the Medical Category


Certified-pure filtered pipette technology revolutionizes liquid handling and laboratory care

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Porex to Showcase Its Design and Engineering Solutions That Are Advancing the Medical Industry at MD&M West


The global leader in advanced porous solutions delivers product innovations enhancing the performance of medical devices, diagnostics and liquid handling applications

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Whiteboard Markers

Porex to Showcase the “Science of Ink Flow Management” At Paperworld


One innovative, industry-first technology can help writing utensil manufacturers reduce wasted ink by 10 percent while enhancing writing performance

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To Help Maximize the Safety and Availability of Plasma, CERUS Partnered with POREX


CERUS partnered with POREX to supply components for the inactivation of pathogens in platelets and plasma.


Porex Welcomes Essentra Porous Technologies to the Family


Filtration Group Closes Acquisition of Essentra's Porous Technologies Business

Reed diffusion

Fragrance Diffusion Gets Greener with Reeds Optimized for Water-Based Formulas


POREX® introduces new engineered reeds for consistent diffusion of CARB-compliant fragrance formulas

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Filter Housings

POREX® Plastic Filter Housings Extend Life of Ergonomic Vacuum Lifting Systems, Reduce Overall Costs of Workplace Safety


Porous solutions provider launches pre-filters for vacuum pumps into the U.S. market


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Insecticide Wicks

New CARB-Compliant Insecticide Wicks Offer Greater Consumer Safety, Reduce Environmental Impact


Global porous solutions innovator Porex launches new wicking technology optimized for water-based insecticides   

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Fortress for liquid handling

Porex to Present Suite of Innovative Solutions for Broad Range of Healthcare Applications at Compamed 2018


Global leader in life sciences to display innovations in liquid handling, wound care, medical devices and diagnostic technologies

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Cushion Compact

POREX® Launches Second Cushion Compact Innovation at Cosmoprof Asia for Clean and Convenient Portable Makeup Application


New technology optimized for Chinese cosmetics brands to be on display at Booth #A15

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Collection to Detection

Diagnostics made simple with POREX®’s “Collection to Detection” testing solutions


Diagnostic testing has traditionally remained in the control of clinics and typically comes at no small cost, but POREX® is shaking up the status quo with a new suite of unmatched industry innovations.

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Antimicrobial Wound Care Innovation

POREX® Antimicrobial Wound Care Innovation Reduces Healthcare-Associated Infections and Enhances Patient Comfort


Bacteria-fighting technology incorporated within foam promotes faster wound healing; See innovation at SAWC Spring, Booth #135 

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Cushion Compact

New Multilayer Material Innovates Formula Dispensing for Jarred Cosmetics


Foams and fibers paired with Nubiform® improve liquid release and retention 

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Cosmoprof Cosmopack

POREX® Offers New Design Options to Innovate Cosmetic Products at Cosmoprof Asia


Providing professional, salon-like quality to consumers and unsurpassed design flexibility; Solutions on display today at Cosmopack


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Cosmetic Dip applicator

New Porous Material Makes Over Cosmetic Dip Applicators


Applicator tips made of Nubiform® offer more efficient, even coats of liquid makeup


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New Technology for Cosmetics Applicators Offers Top-Notch Hygiene


Applicator tips made of Nubiform® fight bacterial growth upon contact

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Nubiform foam options

POREX® Offers Unmatched Customization for Cosmetics Designers


Nubiform® enables novel cosmetic innovations with superior flow-through capabilities; plus, a variety of latex-free foams at MakeUp in Paris

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Porex Announced as 2019 Outstanding Corporate Innovator Award Finalist by the Product Development and Management Association


Porex among top companies including 3M, Land O’ Lakes Inc. and The Gorilla Glue Company, recognized for sustained design and manufacturing practices that have led to significant success

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