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Bernard C. Faulkner Appointed President and CEO of Micronics Engineered Filtration Group

Micronics Engineered Filtration Group LogoPORTSMOUTH, NH – May 23, 2017 – Micronics Filtration Holdings, Inc. announced today that Bernard C. “Bernie” Faulkner has been appointed President and CEO of the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group which consists of leading wet and dry filtration companies: Micronics, Inc., Southern Filter Media, C.P. Environmental, United Process Control, and the assets of AeroPulse.

Prior to his appointment to lead Micronics, Mr. Faulkner was the President of Pall Filter Specialists, Inc. Mr. Faulkner headed Filter Specialists, Inc. (FSI) for more than 12 years, prior to its acquisition by Pall Corporation. In addition to his extensive track record in liquid filtration, he also brings executive experience in other businesses including interactive software and computerized...
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Micronics Dry Filtration Group Acquires Certain Assets of Midwesco Filter Resources

July 13, 2016 – The Micronics Engineered Filtration group – consisting of leading wet and dry engineered filtration companies including Micronics, Inc., Southern Filter Media (SFM), C.P. Environmental (CPE), United Process Control (UPC), and AeroPulse – is pleased to announce the acquisition of certain filter media production equipment and product inventory assets of Midwesco Filter Resources.

From 1978 through 2012, both CPE and UPC supported Midwesco’s customers with industry-leading baghouse services including: inspections, field maintenance, mechanical repair/rebuild services, changeouts,...
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Southern Filter Media Launches New Website

Dry Filtration company, Southern Filter Media LLC (SFM), invites visitors to explore their new website which has been designed to provide a resourceful, user-friendly experience. With detailed content and easy-to-use navigation, the new site provides easy access to detailed product information as well as information about services such as SFM’s Baghouse Troubleshooting Services.

Hixson, TN – March 31, 2016 – Southern Filter Media (SFM), based in Hixson (Chattanooga), Tennessee, is excited to announce the launch of their new website. The company, which produces dry filtration filter bags for OEM customers, hopes the new site will serve as a helpful resource to its Baghouse OEMs as well as end-users across a range of demanding industries.

The new website features the company’s broad product line of replacement filter bags, pleated bag filters, cartridge filters as well as cages and venturis, installation hardware,...
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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. & ROMEOVILLE, Ill.– Micronics Filtration Holdings Inc. (“Micronics”), a global provider of wet and dry filtration aftermarket products, services, and OEM equipment, announced today that it has acquired United Process Control, Inc. (“UPC”), a 30-year-old, full-service provider of baghouse inspection, mechanical repair, bag change outs and aftermarket parts to customers in the power, steel, cement, chemical, and food industries largely in the eastern and southeastern portions of the United States. UPC will join forces with Micronics subsidiary,  C.P. Environmental (“CPE”), a leader in dry filtration services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“In addition to the strategic value of this acquisition, we’re also excited to welcome the UPC team to the Micronics family”

“The addition of UPC significantly expands the depth and scope of...
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Eldert Will Serve as President of Dry Filtration Services Division and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Micronics Holdings

Eldert’s Experience in Corporate Finance, Operations, Technology, Strategic Planning and Business Development Spans Multiple Global Industries

Portsmouth, NH – July 8, 2015 – Micronics Holdings, a global provider of wet and dry Filtration aftermarket products, services and OEM equipment, announced today that the company has further bolstered its management team with the addition of Don Eldert. Eldert will serve as President of the dry filtration services business, CP Environmental, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Micronics Holdings, Inc. As previously announced, Micronics recently expanded its management team to include Charles (“Chuck”) Moore as Operations Leader for the dry filtration filter media division in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

“I’ve been fortunate...
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C.P. Environmental Acquisition to Provide Customers One-Stop Shopping for Dry Filtration Needs

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Los Angeles and Portsmouth, NH – March, 16 2015 – Vance Street Capital LLC, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm and Micronics, Inc., a global provider of aftermarket filtration products and OEM filter presses, today announced the acquisition of C.P. Environmental (CPE), a full-service engineering and design firm that sells, installs and services a wide range of dry filtration equipment. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

This is the second acquisition for Micronics, having acquired Southern Filter Media (SFM), a manufacturer and distributer of dry environmental filtration products for application...
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Micronics Acquires Southern Filter Media

Transaction Expands Micronics’ Dry Filtration Offerings

Dry Filtration ProductsPortsmouth, NH – December 31, 2014 – Micronics, Inc., a global provider of wet filtration products such as filter cloth, filter plates, spares and OEM custom filter presses, announced today that it has acquired Southern Filter Media, LLC (“Southern Filter”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of dry environmental filtration products for application in various industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

SFM’s management team will remain in place and continue to oversee the business.

“The management team at Southern Filter Media has built a tremendous company, and we are delighted to welcome...
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Heated Filter PressMicronics Filtration Ltd in conjunction with the ILW team at Bradwell are currently utilizing the Micronics supplied heated filter press (HFP), for trials on sludge and resin simulants in order to further develop the production machine to treat (condition) the wet Intermediate Level Waste (IWL) at Bradwell.

The HFP initially dewaters then squeezes the wet ILW between the press plates of the machine and then dries the material by heating up the plates under a vacuum. This process can remove over 95% of the liquid/moisture from the ILW material, which then renders it conditioned (suitable) to be placed into industry standard storage containers for long term storage/disposal.

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Micronics Completes Sale to Vance Street Capital

Transaction Enables Micronics to Capitalize on Global Growth Opportunities. Management Team Retains Significant Ownership Stake

Portsmouth, NH – April 1, 2013 – Micronics Inc., a global provider of aftermarket filtration products and OEM custom filter presses, announced today that it has been acquired by Vance Street Capital LLC, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm. Micronics’ management team will also have a significant ownership stake in the business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“This transaction represents a very positive development for our company, our employees and our customers,” said Micronics Chief Executive Officer Barry Hibble. “With a strong partner by our side, we have the financial resources and expertise we need to accelerate our growth by increasing our manufacturing capabilities and expanding our footprint outside of the United States and UK.”

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Micronics Names Rick Weiler President & CEO

Founder Barry Hibble Will Continue to Serve on the Board of Directors and Act as an Advisor to the Company

Portsmouth, NH – September 1, 2013 – Micronics Inc., a global provider of aftermarket filtration products and OEM custom filter presses, announced today that Rick Weiler has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the company. Weiler assumes this position from Barry Hibble, Micronics founder, who will retire from the day-to-day management of the business, but remains on the board of directors and will act as an advisor to the company.

“We are excited to have Rick Weiler join us to lead Micronics into its next phase of growth,” stated Hibble. “Rick is a proven leader with deep sales and manufacturing expertise and strong business acumen. His experience and guidance will be...
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