Micronics Engineered Filtration Group

Single Source for Filter Press and Air Pollution Control Needs

Micornics Engineered Filtration GroupThe Micronics Engineered Filtration Group consists of leading wet and dry engineered filtration companies including Micronics, Inc, Southern Filter Media (SFM); C.P. Environmental (CPE); United Process Control (UPC); and the assets of AeroPulse.  Micronics Filtration Holdings, Inc. is a portfolio company of Vance Street Capital (VSC), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.

The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group’s tagline reflects the combined strength of the Group:


Combined, the Micronics companies service our customers in the following industries:

  • Mining and Mineral Processing
  • Energy, Utilities, Power Generation, Waste-to-Energy
  • Industrial (such as Wood Products)
  • Chemicals, Paint & Pigments
  • Food & Beverage, Grain, Agriculture
  • Steel and Iron Processing, Foundries
  • Aggregates, Cement, Lime, Asphalt
  • Municipal Water and Wastewater
  • Pharmaceutical

Micronics is a worldwide expert in liquid/solid separation. Micronics’ worldwide headquarters are in centrally located Chattanooga, TN, USA, effective August 31, 2020. Micronics is a worldwide authority on filter cloth, critical to optimizing any filter press application. Micronics is a full-service filtration solutions provider, helping its customers reduce costs, increase operating efficiencies, and extend the life of their filtration equipment. Products & services include filter cloth, filter presses, filter plates, press replacement parts, preventative maintenance, filter press repair/refurbishment, process improvement recommendations, on-site technical service for all brands of filter presses, and more. Micronics has two North American filter media facilities to serve the growing needs of our customers. Micronics has been a portfolio company of VSC since 2013.

Southern Filter Media (“SFM”) has been an industry-leading supplier of dry filtration filter bags for baghouse OEMs and end-users since 1973. Based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, SFM designs and produces standard and specialty filtration bags from a variety of fabrics including aramids, polyester, polypropylene, PPS, fiberglass, and other specialty fabrics and finishes. SFM also offers pleated filter bags, cartridges, cages, venturis, valves, repair kits, UV lights, leak detection and pre-coat powder, and other baghouse accessories. SFM joined the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group in December 2014.

C.P. Environmental (“CPE”) is a leader in dry filtration service solutions for industrial baghouse/dust collector systems in North America. Based in suburban Chicago, CPE has been serving the pollution control industry across the U.S. since 1972. CPE provides baghouse owners with a consultative partner and single turnkey source for baghouse service including installation, maintenance, changeouts, cleaning, inspections, audits, troubleshooting, replacement filter bags and parts, mechanical repairs, and custom baghouse retrofits, upgrades, expansions & baghouse improvements. CPE joined the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group in March 2015.

AeroPulse is a 44-year old designer and manufacturer of baghouses and related equipment in North America. AeroPulse is now a part of C.P. Environmental, joining CPE and the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group in September 2015.

United Process Control (UPC) is a 30+-year old dry filtration solutions provider for baghouses in North America, largely in the eastern and southeastern parts of the U.S. UPC provides baghouse services including mechanical repairs, inspections, bag changeouts, and aftermarket parts resale to customers in the waste-to-energy, steel, cement, chemicals, and food processing industries, among others. UPC joined the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group in September 2015.