Portsmouth, NH and Chattanooga, TN – August 4, 2020 – The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group is pleased to announce that Jason Wettstaedt has just been promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales for the USA & Canada for the company’s wet and dry filtration products and services. Effective immediately, the Wet and Dry sales team including territory managers, inside sales professionals, and customer service representatives now report to Jason.
“We are very fortunate to have Jason on our leadership team at Micronics and this promotion recognizes his 23 years of cumulative experience and successful leadership in the filtration industry. He is a terrific relationship builder, strategic and analytical thinker, and effective communicator, always looking for better and smarter ways to create value in serving our customers’ needs, whether in mining, steel mills, energy from waste, chemical manufacturing, food processing, or cement plants,” said Chris Cummins, Micronics’ President and CEO.
Cummins added, “Jason is relentlessly focused on delivering best-in-class lead times, high-quality products & services, and best total value in the filtration industry. We very much look forward to Jason’s continuing contributions to enhancing customer partnerships and driving Micronics’ continued profitable sales growth in filtration media, equipment, services, and spare parts.”
Jason will be based out of the company’s newly announced Chattanooga headquarters where the company’s U.S. filter media manufacturing is located. Jason has previously served as Sales Manager at Chicago-based C.P. Environmental, which became part of the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group in 2015. He also served for 10 years in various Sales Management roles at global filtration company, FLSmidth.
Jason Wettstaedt commented, “We have a very talented sales team and I am excited about the opportunity to fully support them in meeting our customers’ needs, both in the filter press arena and in our air pollution control products and services.”
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 APC 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 Micronics companies collectively serve customers’ filtration needs in mining and mineral processing; energy, power generation; industrial; chemical manufacturing; pigments and dyes; food and beverage; steel and iron processing; aggregates, cement and asphalt; pharmaceutical and biotech; and water/wastewater treatment. The company’s tagline underscores its breadth and capabilities: Single Source for Filter Press and Air Pollution Control Needs.
To learn more, visit us at Micronics’ websites: Micronics, Inc., Southern Filter Media, C.P. Environmental, and United Process Control. We are committed to our customers’ success.
About Vance Street Capital
Vance Street Capital LLC is a middle-market private equity firm focused on investing in highly engineered solutions businesses across the industrial technology, medical and aerospace & defense markets. For over two decades, Vance Street’s partners have worked with management teams and family owners to accelerate revenue growth, improve operations and acquire strategic assets for the companies in their investment portfolio. For more information, please visit: www.vancestreetcapital.com.
Francine S. Bernitz
Marketing Director, Micronics Engineered Filtration Group