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Camfil expands market leading position with the acquisition of Chimbault-Peyridieux

Press Release   •   Apr 11, 2018 14:42 GMT

From left to right: Michel Peyridieux, Simon Maxwell (Camfil), Martine Chimbault, Michel Moulin (Camfil), Per Carlsson (Camfil)

France – 11 April, 2018

Camfil AB is proud to announce the acquisition of the French company, Chimbault-Peyridieux. The family-owned company was established in Mauriac in 1978. They design and manufacture a wide range of air filters for air treatment and cleaning of work environments. The acquisition will expand Camfil’s comfort market share in France as well as giving a potential boost in carbon media sales and clean process sales.

Chimbault-Peyridieux’s wide product line will complement Camfil’s existing portfolio of high quality filtration products. They bring market knowledge and manufacturing capabilities which will reinforce Camfil’s position in France.

“I am very pleased to welcome the French company Chimbault-Peyridieux to the Camfil family,” Mark Simmons, EVP Filter CEBI and CEO Designate said. “Its product expertise and market insight will help to further strengthen Camfil’s leading position in the French market.”

The Camfil family and the Chimbault-Peyridieux family agree this acquisition reaches beyond facts and figures because of strong, family values.

“We don’t recall who chose who but for us, we chose Camfil for excellence,” Mr. and Mrs. Chimbault, Mr. Peyridieux said. “Both with our heads and our hearts.”

For more than half a century, Camfil has been helping people breathe cleaner air. As a leading manufacturer of premium clean air solutions, we provide commercial and industrial systems for air filtration and air pollution control that improve worker and equipment productivity, minimize energy use, and benefit human health and the environment. We firmly believe that the best solutions for our customers are the best solutions for our planet, too. That’s why every step of the way – from design to delivery and across the product life cycle – we consider the impact of what we do on people and on the world around us. Through a fresh approach to problem-solving, innovative design, precise process control and a strong customer focus we aim to conserve more, use less and find better ways – so we can all breathe easier.

The Camfil Group is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has 28 manufacturing sites, six R&D centres, local sales offices in 26 countries, and 4,180 employees and growing. We proudly serve and support customers in a wide variety of industries and in communities across the world. To discover how Camfil can help you to protect people, processes and the environment, visit us at

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