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Camfil acquires Australian company Airepure

Sweden-based Camfil has announced the acquisition of Airepure, Australia. This acquisition will help strengthen Camfil’s global position, offering innovative clean air solutions which will benefit customers.

Left to right: Kristian Kirwin, national engineering manager at Airepure, Roger Van Oosten, chief executive of Airepure, Alan O’Connell, president Asia Pacific Camfil and Bill Wilkinson, managing sirector, Camfil UK.

Airepure’s addition to the Camfil Group is expected to create a solid foundation for further growth in Australia and serving its customers with world class filtration solutions.

Airepure Australia holds a robust position in national air filtration industry by providing unique, powerful and integrated air filtration solutions, ranging from basic HVAC filtration to high end HEPA/ULPA filtration, airborne containment technologies along with NATA testing services.

Airepure was part of Elta Group UK since 2011 and works with same principles of enhancing life through air. Airepure has offices/agents in all the major cities in Australia including Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart with over 70 employees working in the Melbourne headquarter.

Alan O’Connell, president Asia Pacific at Camfil Group, said: “Airepure has a strong offering to customers and is a well-run operation with strong capabilities in key areas like testing services, R&D, engineering and customer service. We look forward to joining forces with their team of talented and competent people.”

“The Airepure team welcome this acquisition and the opportunity to combine the best of Airepure and Camfil’s people, products and custom engineered solutions to provide quality, purpose built clean air solutions for the Australian market. Both businesses complement each other, and we look forward to embracing the wealth of opportunity ahead” said Roger Van Oosten, chief executive.

Market analysts are projecting increase in indoor air pollution levels and rising cases of health issues related to airborne allergens across Australia. The Commonwealth Scientific Research Organisation (CSIRO) estimates that the cost of poor indoor air quality in Australia may be as high as $12 billion per year.

Together, Airepure and Camfil will continue to provide its solution to specialized applications with need for superior HVAC filtration, molecular contamination and air pollution control solutions that contributes in improving worker and equipment productivity, benefits human health and environment and minimizes energy consumption.

9 March 2020

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