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Camfil strengthens its position in the Australian market by acquiring Airepure, a leading national air filtration solutions provider

Press release   •   Mar 03, 2020 11:32 -12

In the picture from left - Kristian Kirwin – National Engineering Manager, Airepure and Roger Van Oosten – CEO, Airepure, Alan O’Connell, President Asia Pacific, Camfil and Bill Wilkinson, Managing Director, UK, Camfil

Melbourne, Australia, 04, March 2020 – Sweden based premium clean air solutions manufacturer, Camfil AB is pleased to announce the acquisition of Airepure, Australia. This acquisition will help strengthen Camfil’s position as a global leader in air filtration, offering innovative clean air solutions which will benefit our customers across the industry in Australia and New Zealand. Airepure’s addition to the Camfil Group will create a solid foundation for further growth in Australia and serving our customers with world class filtration solutions.

Airepure Australia holds a robust position in national air filtration industry by providing unique, powerful and integrated air filtration solutions, ranging from basic HVAC filtration to high end HEPA/ULPA filtration, airborne containment technologies along with NATA testing services. Airepure was part of Elta Group, UK since 2011 and works with same principles of enhancing life through air. Airepure have offices/agents in all the major cities in Australia including Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart with over 70 employees working in the Melbourne headquarter.

“Airepure has a strong offering to customers and is a well-run operation with strong capabilities in key areas like testing services, R&D, engineering and customer service. We look forward to joining forces with their team of talented and competent people” said Alan O’Connell, President Asia Pacific at Camfil Group

“The Airepure team welcome this acquisition and the opportunity to combine the best of Airepure and Camfil’s people, products and custom engineered solutions to provide quality, purpose built clean air solutions for the Australian market. Both businesses complement each other, and we look forward to embracing the wealth of opportunity ahead” said Roger Van Oosten – CEO

Market analysts are projecting increase in indoor air pollution levels and rising cases of health issues related to airborne allergens across Australia. The Commonwealth Scientific Research Organization (CSIRO) estimates that the cost of poor indoor air quality in Australia may be as high as $12 billion per year. Together, Airepure and Camfil will continue to provide its solution to specialized applications with need for superior HVAC filtration, molecular contamination and air pollution control solutions that contributes in improving worker and equipment productivity, benefits human health and environment and minimizes energy consumption.

Contact:

Alan O’ Connell

President, Asia Pacific, Camfil Group

aoc@camfil.com

+46 706821182 

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 30 manufacturing sites, six R&D centres, local sales offices in 30 countries, and 4,800 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 www.camfil.com.

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