amafilter Alkmaar, LFC Lochem, Filtration Group Process Systems

amafilter Alkmaar, LFC Lochem, Filtration Group Process Systems

With it’s headquarters and manufacturing plant based in Lochem, The Netherlands and sales offices in the UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, France, Germany and the USA. Filtration Group Process Systems is world renowned by it’s solutions and added value it provides to the process filtration industry. Active since the 1930’s as amafilter Alkmaar and LFC Lochem, Filtration Group Process Systems has extensive knowledge and experience in solid-liquid filtration.

Amafilter & LFC Lochem are now part of Filtration Group, the fastest growing filtration company in the world, bringing together best-in-class filtration businesses that are passionate about cleaning air, reducing carbon emissions, increasing energy efficiency and keeping food, water and medical procedures safe.

Filtration Group delivers outstanding customer value to industry leaders across the globe and foster a culture of breakthrough innovations with dedicated research and development centers and production plants around the globe.

2016 Filtration Group Process Systems - amafilter - LFC Lochem

2016: Filtration Group Process Systems, amafilter, LFC Lochem

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After joining Nowata (USA), Eurofiltec (France), Vanpipe (UK), amafilter® and LFC Lochem® in the Amafiltergroup (2004), the Amafiltergroup was acquired by MAHLE in 2008 and joined together with its filtration division.

In 2016 MAHLE industrial filtration was acquired by Filtration Group. With Filtration Group the amafilter® and LFC Lochem® brands returned under the umbrella of “Filtration Group Process Systems”

7200 employees in 26 countries and 107 locations strive together to make the world safer, healthier and more productive.

In various manufacturing plants Filtration Group Process Systems designs, engineers and manufactures various filters like pressure leaf filters, plug-and-play filtration systems, consumables and parts that meet the highest level of quality standards.

Filtration Group® offers a combined experience of over 500 years of filtration know-how and know-why.

With it’s headquarters and manufacturing plant based in Lochem, the Netherlands and offices in The Netherlands, Germany, UK, France, Poland Czech Republic and Hungary and many agents across the globe Filtration Group Process Systems looks forward to a bright future within Filtration Group’s industrial technologies division.

2009 Filtration Group Corporation

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Based in Joliet, Illinois, Filtration Group started with a commitment to making the world safer, healthier and more productive through cutting edge filtration technology. Since then, we’ve become the fastest growing filtration company in the world, bringing together best-in-class filtration businesses that are passionate about cleaning air, reducing carbon emissions, increasing energy efficiency and keeping food, water and medical procedures safe. We deliver outstanding customer value to industry leaders across the globe and foster a culture of breakthrough innovations with dedicated research and development centers and production plants based in the United States and China.

2008 MAHLE Industrial Filtration

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MAHLE acquired the Amafiltergroup in 2008, adding the expertise, synergy of technology and filter products of Amafilter, LFC Lochem, Nowata, Vanpipe and Eurofiltec to its industrial filtration portfolio. Mahle Industrial Filtration specialized in the cleaning and processing of industrial oils and lubricants as well as air and water. With its extensive application expertise, in-house research and development, technical center, laboratory and design department, it offered its customers tailor-made filter components and process engineering solutions. The original Amafilter and LFC products were sold under the MAHLE brand name.

2004 Amafiltergroup

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In 2004, Mr. Davi, Ambler and McLennan acquired Amafilter. At this point Amafiltergroup had a workforce of 120 people and around 50 people working in offices around the world. Soon after Amafilter’s biggest competitor being LFC Lochem was acquired and Amafilter group was formed together with Eurofiltec, Vanpipe & Nowata (USA).

1979 Liquid Filtration Consultants - LFC Lochem

1979 LFC Lochem

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In 1979, three employees of Machine Factory Arnhem in the Netherlands started their own company to manufacture pressure leaf filters and named the company “Liquid Filtration Consultants“ or “LFC Lochem®”.

The company quickly gained an outstanding reputation as an innovative engineering and manufacturing company that specialized in liquid filtration technology.

Over the years, LFC Lochem® developed and perfected many filtration products. This resulted in a high quality, comprehensive standard range for widely diverging industries.

LFC Lochem® has an excellent reputation in the field of filtration technology and on its ability to quickly respond to specific customer requests.

LFC Lochem® joined forces with amafilter when both companies were joined together in Amafiltergroup together with Eurofiltec (France), Vanpipe (UK) and Falban Filtri (Italy) and Nowata (USA).

LFC Lochem gained an excellent reputation in the field of filtration technology and on its ability to quickly respond to specific customer requests.

1976 Eurofiltec France

1976 Eurofiltec, now Filtration Group SAS, France

Eurofiltec was created in 1976 as the first French filtration company, designing and manufacturing filters for liquid and gas applications in oil & gas, chemical, pharmaceuticals, food and nuclear industries.

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In Orange, Caderousse still many of our quality products (consumables) are manufactured by a dedicated team of specialists.

Eurofiltec was added to Amafiltergroup. In 2016 joined Filtration Group Corporation as part of it’s Process Systems division acquired from Mahle GmbH. The company is now called Filtration Group S.A.S.

Filtration Group S.A.S. Process Systems is still able to produce and supply many spare parts for older Eurofiltec filter systems. In it’s manufacturing plant near Caderousse, France still many of it’s quality products (consumables) are manufactured by a dedicated team of specialists. Filtration Group S.A.S. is highly skilled for it’s products used in the nuclear market.

1968 Vanpipe

1968 Vanpipe, now Filtration Group Ltd., United Kingdom

Vanpipe Limited was founded in 1968 as a subsidiary of Vanroy Limited, Stoke-On-trent, United Kingdom. The main trading activity of the company was the design, supply and installation of carbon steel pipework and utilities systems for the power industry.

1930 amafilter Alkmaar

1930 amafilter Alkmaar

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In the 1930’s Mr. L. Benjamins started a company in the Netherlands which sold filtration consumables and parts.

After WW2 Mr. L. Benjamins and his son started importing and not much later the manufacturing of “Niagara filters” branded as “Amsterdamse Machine- en Apparatenfabriek” (amafilter®). The main products were vertical pressure blades for the food & beverage industry. Soon after amafilter started exporting it’s products worldwide.

Due to rapid growth amafilter® moved from Amsterdam to Alkmaar. The new location in Alkmaar expanded multiple times to offer more production capacity. In those years many filter types were developed. Many filters were added to the amafilter scope of products.

The amafilter® brand is a well established name in the global market for solid-liquid filtration serving customers worldwide.

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