Filtration Group to acquire Porex

Fairburn, Georgia, USA-based Porex, which was founded in 1961, develops and manufactures porous polymer products, including filters.

“Since pioneering the industry over 50 years ago, our mission has been to provide our customers with a wide range of advanced, high performance, porous materials,” said William Midgette, Porex president and CEO. “I am extremely proud of our 750 employees and their dedication to developing and manufacturing the products recognized as the standard of performance in porous polymer solutions. Together with Filtration Group, we look forward to further accelerating our growth and success.”

Filtration Group, which is owned by Chicago-based Madison Capital Partners, specialises in liquid, air and fluid filtration solutions.

The Filtration Group portfolio already includes AG Industries, Air Flow Technology, Chemco Manufacturing, Clear Edge Filtration, Dafco Filtration Group, Filtrair, Filtran, Filtration Group, Global Filter, Jonell, Universal Air Filter and Waco Filters. AG Industries, Clear Edge Filtration and Jonell were all acquired earlier this year.