Camfil opens new plant near Shanghai

Camfil has opened a new production plant in Taicang, near Shanghai, to meet the growing demand for air filtration solutions in China and the APAC region.

Downtown Shanghai.
Downtown Shanghai. - Image © fanjianhua - Adobe Stock.

The new Taicang facility is one of Camfil´s biggest plants with a total area of more than 40.000m2. It is Camfil´s first integrated factory producing product lines of the company’s four business areas.

The plant produces general ventilation filters, turbomachinery filters, molecular contamination control filters, and a new series for air pollution control. There is also a metal works centre for housing, air cleaners, dust collectors and more.

The research and development centre, which will apply testing in accordance with ISO16890, will be equipped to design customized products for China and the Asia Pacific market.

“This year Camfil proudly celebrates 60 years of innovation and supplying Clean Air Solutions that protect people, industrial processes, and our planet. Clean air should be a human right. That has been our vision since day one, " said Mark Simmons, CEO and President of Camfil AB "It is an astounding achievement that we all managed together to complete this on time, despite many global turbulences in past years".

This plant marks a key step for Camfil in the Chinese market, where the company has been present since 2002 with facilities in Kunshan and Taicang. These plants are now been replaced by this new facility.