Micronics acquires National Filter Media

The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group has acquired National Filter Media (NFM), a US provider of air pollution control and liquid filtration products.

Micronics' headquarters in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.
Micronics' headquarters in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

Founded in 1906, National Filter Media has its corporate office and manufacturing division in Salt Lake City, Utah.

With the addition of National Filter Media, the filter media that Micronics Engineered Filtration Group will now manufacture in-house includes belt press dewatering belts, pressure leaf filter media, horizontal vacuum belt filter media, rotary vacuum drum filter media, rotary vacuum belt filter media, rotary vacuum disc filter media, and vacuum pan/table filter media.

“I am very much looking forward to working with our talented new NFM and FilterFab teammates as we bring our combined talents and capabilities to our valued global customers,” said Chris Cummins, president and CEO of the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group. “Together, we bring over 400 years of combined expertise to the marketplace. I am fully confident that we will offer our global customers an unparalleled combination of problem-solving along with filter media, advanced filtration equipment, filtration services, and aftermarket parts.”

Cummins will head up the newly combined company.

The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group’s wet and dry filtration brand names include Micronics, Southern Filter Media (SFM), CP Environmental (CPE), United Process Control (UPC), AeroPulse, National Filter Media (NFM), FilterFab, Midwesco Filter Resources and Fabricated Filters. The company now has 10 manufacturing, service and office facilities in North America and one in the UK.

Micronics has been a portfolio company of Vance Street Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, since 2013.