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Micronics Engineered Filtration Group & Columbec del Ecuador S.A. Sign Representation Agreement for Liquid & Dry Filtration Products & Services

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
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PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA – SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 – The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group (Micronics Filtration Holdings, Inc.) is very pleased to announce that it has recently signed a representation agreement with Columbec del Ecuador S.A., based in the country’s capital, Quito, Ecuador.

The new agreement with Columbec del Ecuador S.A. covers distribution of Micronics’ wet filtration products and services in the Republic of Ecuador in industries such as gold and copper mining as well as distribution of Micronics’ air pollution control products and services for baghouse dust collectors in important sectors such as steel mills, lime and cement plants.

The signing of this agreement underscores Micronics’ confidence in Columbec del Ecuador as a strategic partner and is an important step in presenting Micronics’ full-range of industry-leading filtration products and services to this region. Columbec del Ecuador SA is well-known for its technical support and customer service in the industrial sectors.

South America, Central America, and Mexico have been and continue to be important, long-standing markets for Micronics’ advanced filtration products and services including filter cloth, filter presses, filter plates, and a full range of spare parts, accessories and services used for liquid/solid separation in the mining and mineral processing and other demanding markets.

“We are very pleased to partner with Columbec del Ecuador in developing the market in Ecuador for Micronics’ full range of liquid and dry filtration products and services. Ecuador is a country with a rich mineral endowment that we believe can benefit from Micronics’ engineered filtration solutions,” according to Vlamir Fernandes, Micronics’ Vice President of Sales, Latin America. Mr. Fernandes, a veteran filtration industry executive, provides leadership for all of Micronics’ sales and strategic development activities in South America, Central America, and Mexico.

Mr. Fernandes added, “The announcement of our partnership with Columbec del Ecuador is a part of a comprehensive strategic initiative to build deep in-country, local partnerships throughout Latin America – including not only in Ecuador but in neighboring Peru and Chile as well as in Brazil and Uruguay – to best deliver industry-leading solutions to customers’ advanced filtration needs in this important region of the world.”

About the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group
The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group (Micronics Filtration Holdings, Inc.) consists of leading wet and dry engineered filtration companies including Micronics, Inc., Southern Filter Media, LLC., C.P. Environmental, LLC., United Process Control, Inc., along with the AeroPulse® brand of APC equipment. Micronics, Inc. is a worldwide expert in liquid/solid separation.

Incorporated in 1983 and founded by Barry Hibble, Micronics has been a portfolio company of Vance Street Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, since 2013. In late 2014, Micronics expanded into dry filtration and air pollution control products and services with the acquisition of Southern Filter Media (SFM). C.P. Environmental (CPE), United Process Control (UPC), and AeroPulse joined the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group in 2015. The company’s tagline underscores its breadth and capabilities: Single Source for Filter Press and Air Pollution Control Needs.

Contacts:
Francine S. Bernitz
Marketing Director, Micronics Engineered Filtration Group
Francine.Bernitz@Micronicsinc.com
Tel: 781.789.3178

Carlos Jauregui
Columbec del Ecuador S.A.
Av. el Inca OE1-70 (2764) y Av. de la Prensa,
Quito, Ecuador
cjauregui@columbec.com
Tel: (593 2) 244 72 11 / 244 7105
Mobile: + 593 99-973 3383