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PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA – SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 – The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group (Micronics Filtration Holdings, Inc.) is very pleased to announce that it has recently signed a representation agreement in Brazil with Del Rey Filtros, based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
The signing of this agreement underscores Micronics’ confidence in Del Rey Filtros as a strategic partner and is an important action to securing a stronger and deeper position in Brazil for serving clients with Micronics’ industry-leading filtration products and services.
The new agreement with Del Rey Filtros covers distribution of Micronics’ wet filtration products and services in Brazil as well as distribution of Micronics’ air pollution control products and services for baghouse dust collectors in important Brazilian sectors such as steel and aggregates.
Brazil has rich reserves of many important minerals including bauxite, iron ore, nickel, and niobium, and is a major exporter of tin, manganese, and other important minerals.
South America, Central America, and Mexico have been and continue to be important, long-standing markets for Micronics’ filtration products and services including filter cloth, filter presses, filter plates, and a full range of spare parts and services used for liquid/solid separation in the mining and mineral processing and other demanding markets.
“We are very pleased to partner with Del Rey Filtros in further developing the market in Brazil for Micronics’ full range of liquid and dry filtration products and services,” 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 Del Rey Filtros in Brazil is a part of a comprehensive strategic initiative to build deep in-country, local partnerships through South and Central America -including in Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, 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.
Francine S. Bernitz
Marketing Director, Micronics Engineered Filtration Group
Rodrigo D. Miranda
Del Rey Filtros
Rua Vila Rica, 825
30720-380 Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Tel: 55(31) 3462-9700