Camfil to acquire German environmental specialist Handte
Mary Page Bailey
Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC; Jonesboro, Ark.; www.camfilapc.com) announces that its parent, Camfil (Stockholm, Sweden) has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Handte Umwelttechnik GmbH in Germany and Handte's operations in Switzerland, the Czech Republic and China. The acquisition, pending approval from the authorities in Germany, is expected to close in the first quarter this year. Handte will be part of the Camfil APC business unit, which specializes in industrial dust and fume collection.
Handte (www.handte.de/en) is a German manufacturer and provider of environmental engineering products, filter technology processes and air pollution control applications. With more than 120 years of experience, the company is a recognized specialist in exhaust air purification for a wide range of manufacturing industries.