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    Polypore International Inc. (PPO)

    59.95 Up 0.04(0.07%) Jul 2, 4:05PM EDT
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    Polypore International Inc.
    11430 North Community House Road
    Suite 350
    Charlotte, NC 28277
    United States - Map
    Phone: 704-587-8409
    Fax: 704-587-8795
    Website: http://www.polypore.net

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Industrial Goods
    Industry:Diversified Machinery
    Full Time Employees:2,400

    Business Summary 

    Polypore International, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets specialized microporous membranes for the use in separation and filtration processes. The company operates in three segments: Energy Storage-Electronics and EDVs, Energy Storage-Transportation and Industrial, and Separations Media. The company provides a range of patented polypropylene and polyethylene monolayer and multilayer membrane separators for lithium batteries that are used in various applications, such as consumer electronics devices, electric drive vehicles (EDVs), cordless power tools, and energy storage systems. It also offers polymer-based membrane separators for lead-acid batteries for automobiles and other motor vehicles; and filtration membranes and modules that are used healthcare applications comprising hemodialysis, blood oxygenation, plasmapheresis, and other medical applications, as well as various filtration and specialty applications, such as microfiltration, ultrafiltration, and gasification/degasification applications. The company sells its products to manufacturers and converters through direct sales force, distributors, and agents. It operates primarily in the United States, Germany, France, China, and Other countries. Polypore International, Inc. is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Polypore International Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jun 1, 2015 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 9.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Robert B. Toth , 54
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Chairman of Exec. Committee
    Mr. Lynn K. Amos , 49
    Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Sec. and Treasurer
    Dr. Josef Sauer , 63
    Pres of Separations Media
    Mr. Christopher L. Cowger , 44
    Pres of Energy Storage - Electronics and Electric Drive Vehicles (Edvs)
    Mr. Peter A. Smith Ph.D., 49
    Pres of Energy Storage - Transportation & Industrial
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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