Filterballs, Inc.

Filter sand and multi-media market exceeded $1.6 billion in 2014. A product called FilterBALLS is positioned to capture $1.4mm in just a few short yrs.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Gurnee, IL, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2014
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

FilterBALLS® has re-defined filtration for the industrial / commercial water and waste-water markets as well as the oil, gas and mining industries.

Water is a valuable resource, which is not only vital to sustaining life, but is also essential to the functioning of modern society. Cleaning water of contaminants so it is safe to use, has troubled civilizations since the beginning of time.... various methods, including: boiling and sand filtration have been used for centuries. The first documented use of sand filters to purify the water supply dates to 1804.

FilterBalls costs less, weights 1/10th sand, is 100% recyclable, yields exponentially more flow, and removes 10 times more dirt than traditional sand... and we are the only manufacturer in the US.

Filter media revenues exceeded $1.6 billion in 2014. FilterBALLS is positioned to capture $1.4million within just a few short years. Not often do niche markets of such size and proportions present themselves.


  • President

    More than a 20 years of filtration, pump and piping experience. Has designed and implemented revolutionary Patented filtration systems for MillerCoors, Cabot Microelectronics, Urban Farms, Ltd. and many more.

  • Michael Saubert
    Vice President - Operations

    Mike has more than 30 years as product design engineer and manufacturing to Six Sigma and ISO 9001 standards with Sears. Mike has extensive Marketing, packaging and lean manufacturing experience.

  • Intellectual Property Law Attorney

    Edward spent many years at Troutman Sanders and m ore recently joined a smaller firm of Coats and Bennett PLLC located in Cary, NC , Ed specializes in Patents and Trademarks in both product and mechanical applications.


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