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PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA – October 12, 2018 – The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group (Micronics Filtration Holdings, Inc.) is very pleased to announce that it has recently signed a representation agreement in Uruguay with Filtra Uruguay, based in Montevideo, the country’s capital.
The signing of this agreement underscores Micronics’ confidence in Filtra Uruguay as a strategic partner and is an important action to securing a stronger and deeper position in Uruguay for serving clients with Micronics’ industry-leading filtration products and services.
The new agreement with Filtra Uruguay covers distribution of Micronics’ wet filtration products and services in Uruguay – particularly for the food industries – as well as distribution of Micronics’ air pollution control products and services for baghouse dust collectors in important sectors such as steel and aggregates.
Uruguay greatest natural resource is its rich agricultural land including important crops such as sugarcane, sugar beets, and edible oil crops such as sunflower seed. Micronics has applications expertise in many of these food and edible oil-related industries.
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 Filtra Uruguay in further developing the market in Uruguay 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 Filtra Uruguay is a part of a comprehensive strategic initiative to build deep in-country, local partnerships through South and Central America – including in Uruguay, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador – 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
Ruben Ricardo Volken
Gerente, Filtra Uruguay
Calle Inca Numero Puerta 2238, Montevideo, Uruguay
Tel: + 598 2 2054985
Mobile: +598 99 639 762