Chattanooga, TN, USA – September 14, 2020 – The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group is pleased to announce that Glenn Hollis has joined the team as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the business. Effective immediately, Glenn will have responsibility for Micronics’ global Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, and IT teams, who will now report directly to Glenn.
“I am very pleased to welcome a proven veteran like Glenn to Micronics’ leadership team. Glenn brings a strong track record of success in global manufacturing companies to Micronics. He is both a hands-on leader and a strong strategic thinker, and I believe his capabilities will complement and enhance our terrific Micronics team as we continue to improve in all aspects of the business to better and more nimbly serve our diverse global customer base,” said Chris Cummins, Micronics’ President and CEO.
“Glenn brings strong private equity (PE) experience to his role at the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group. Previously, he was CFO of three PE-backed manufacturing companies: Thermal Solutions Manufacturing (TSM), Lund International, and CMS Hartzell. In each instance, Glenn contributed to strong top and bottom-line growth and drove significant value creation for the business and shareholders,” Cummins added.
Glenn is based out of Micronics’ new Chattanooga headquarters, where the company’s U.S. filter media manufacturing is also located. The company additionally has operations in Dover, NH, Saltillo, Mexico, Stoke-on-Trent, UK, and in Chicago, IL.
Glenn received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting at the University of Kentucky (Lexington) and is affiliated with the Tennessee Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
About the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group
The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group (Micronics Filtration Holdings, Inc.) consists of leading wet and dry engineered filtration companies and brands including Micronics Filtration LLC., Southern Filter Media, LLC., C.P. Environmental, LLC., United Process Control, Inc., along with the AeroPulse® brand of APC equipment.
Micronics 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; battery recycling; 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.
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