The Mann+Hummel technology centre in Ludwigsburg, Germany.
The Mann+Hummel technology centre in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

Mann+Hummel has bought the Helsa Functional Coating business from the Helsa Group.

The acquisition expands Mann+Hummel’s product portfolio in active charcoal and molecular filtration.

“The takeover will enable Mann+Hummel to position itself as a technology leader in this growth market and further set the company up for the future. This is a further step towards achieving our vision ‘Leadership in filtration’”, said Emese Weissenbacher, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Mann+Hummel.

“For us, as a niche provider of intelligent premium solutions in molecular air filtration, the takeover holds great potential,” said Norbert Gregor, CEO of helsa Functional Coating and future Vice President & Managing Director of Molecular Filtration at Mann+Hummel.