Freudenberg Filtration acquires Indian air filter specialist

Pyramid Filters develops and produces air filter elements and systems for cleanroom applications in the pharmaceutical, medical, food and chemical industries. In 2010 Pyramid Filters generated sales of several million Euros. Founded in 1998, Pyramid Filters reportedly has a good reputation in India, due to its comprehensive HEPA filter range and services.

Freudenberg Filtration Technologies India is based in Pune and manufactures industrial and automotive filter elements and systems.

“We are glad to have found in Freudenberg Filtration Technologies a partner with whom we can jointly develop world class cleanroom filtration solutions,” said Dr. Kirti Kelkar, founder and director of Pyramid Filters India Pvt. Ltd.

Along with Freudenberg’s regional business director Gnanasekharan Ramesh and MD Rakesh Nathwani, Dr. Kelkar will join the management team of Freudenberg Filtration Technologies India Pvt. Ltd., and will continue to be responsible for the cleanroom division.