Camfil expands with MC Air Filtration acquisition

Air filtration specialist Camfil has announced the acquisition of MC Air Filtration Ltd, a designer and manufacturer of High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) Filters.

MC Air Filtration (MCAF), has been established since 1974 and is based at a 3,000 sq m manufacturing facility in Gillingham, Kent.

From left to right: Bill Wilkinson (Camfil), Miles Tinklin, Maryann Tinklin and Anne Tinklin (MC Air Filtration)

The family-run company, which is a part of the Bushbury Holdings group, manufactures rectangular, cylindrical and panel HEPA filters which use microfine glass fibre paper media, as well as related filter housings, duct work and terminal units.

MCAF It focuses on “protecting personnel from particulate and toxic contaminants within key sectors including nuclear, bio tech, pharmaceutical and medical research.”

Other businesses in the Bushbury Holdings Group include Eastfield Engineering — a Wolverhampton-based manufacturer of vehicle cab conditioning systems.


The Camfil Group is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has 28 manufacturing sites, six research and development centres, local sales offices in 26 countries, and more than 4,000 employees.

Camfil’s UK operation manufactures a wide range of filtration products from a production facility in Haslingden, Lancashire. Products include industrial air cleaners, panel filters and Bag filters as well as a range of HEPA filters.

Mark Simmons, EVP for filters at Camfil, said: “I am very pleased to welcome MCAF to the Camfil family, it will enhance Camfil’s leading position both in the UK and beyond”.

Other companies owned by Bushbury include Eastfield Engineering, which specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of cab conditioning systems for off-highway vehicles.

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