Filtration Market Acquisition

Mann+Hummel acquires air filtration specialist Vokes Air

Posted on March 4, 2014

The Mann+Hummel Group, a Germany-based specialist in filtration solutions, has acquired Vokes Air from The Riverside Co., an international private equity firm.

Sweden-based Vokes Air is a filtration solutions provider that produces and distributes filters for indoor and process air purification. The company employs 400 people in 11 locations in Europe, primarily in Germany, Sweden, and the U.K.

Mann+Hummel said this acquisition follows the company's growth strategy, which includes increasing their presence in industrial filtration markets, thus adding HVAC and gas turbine filters to its product portfolio.

Details of the acquisition have not been disclosed.