Mott acquires Italy’s ASCO Filtri

Mott Corp has bought ASCO Filtri, its longtime filtration solutions partner in Europe.

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ASCO Filtri, an Italian company headquartered in Binasco, outside Milan, specialises in process filtration for a broad range of markets including oil and gas, petrochemicals, specialty chemicals, water treatment, food and beverage and pharmaceutical.

Mott, a US, employee-owned precision filtration company, says that a combined, expanded presence throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East and gives the two companies the ability to manage and deliver mission critical filtration projects and products worldwide.

“The acquisition of ASCO Filtri, our long-term partner in Europe, Middle East and Africa creates proximity to our global customers and expands our products and design capabilities,” said Boris Levin, CEO of Mott. “We have worked as a close partner with ASCO Filtri for quite some time and have always been impressed by the quality of their people, technical capabilities, and strong product offering – all of which are quite complementary to Mott.”

The expanded Mott product range will now include reusable and disposable porous metal, ceramic, polymer filters and complementary offerings such as spargers, coalescers and skids.

ASCO Filtri, which will operate under the name ASCO Filtri: A Mott Company, will retain its team and locations. Managing director Ennio Michelini and general manager Massimo Mascheroni will join the Mott leadership team and will continue to manage the ASCO Filtri business.

“Being part of Mott Corporation extends ASCO Filtri’s global reach and increases the range of solutions we can offer to our customers,” said Michelini. “I’ve known and admired Mott for many years and this formal combination is a natural evolution of our partnership to better service customers.”