Camfil to acquire industrial dust and fume collection company Handte

Camfil of Stockholm, Sweden announces the acquisition of Handte, a leading German manufacturer and provider of environmental engineering products, filter technology processes and air pollution control solutions.

Camfil’s acquisition includes Handte Umwelttechnik GmbH in Germany and Handte’s operations in Switzerland, the Czech Republic and China. Pending approval from the authorities in Germany, the acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter this year. Handte will become part of the Camfil APC business unit, which specialises in industrial dust and fume collection.

Camfil APC president Lee Morgan states that Handte has a full line of dust collectors, mist collectors and wet scrubbers that strategically complement the Farr Gold Series cartridge dust collection line. The integration of Handte’s product lines will broaden Camfil’s portfolio and strengthen the company’s industrial air pollution control offerings to customers in the U.S. and internationally.

Camfil’s products find application in metalworking and machining, automotive, foundry, mining, and dry processing industries including chemical, food and pharmaceutical.

Camfil APC is a leading global manufacturer of dust collection equipment and is part of Camfil, the world leader in air filters and clean air solutions. 

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