H&V to Expand Global Technostat® Capacity
East Walpole, MA – October 27, 2020 – Hollingsworth & Vose is pleased to announce a major capacity expansion of our Technostat® electret filtration media products. This new capacity will be installed at our Hatzfeld Germany location and will begin operation in the second half of 2021. Technostat® is the highest performing electret filter media for Cabin Air, HVAC, Air Purifier, and other Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) applications requiring high filtration efficiency and low pressure drop. H&V’s unique and proprietary Technostat® products play a direct role in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in ventilator, respirator, and other critical medical applications. With the latest Hatzfeld investment, H&V is further improving its global Technostat® manufacturing footprint, which already includes Kentmere, England and Floyd, Virginia USA.
“This expansion will allow H&V to further support the growth of our key customers and strategic growth markets, globally. We are especially proud of the impact Technostat® has made in the fight against COVID-19,” said Patrick Demchko, Global Director of Product Line Management at H&V.
“People are really starting to pay attention to indoor air quality, and how that air quality impacts their health. Whether in your home, your car, or within any commercial building, including schools and hospitals, Technostat® offers a unique solution to the market in that it has the highest efficiency at the lowest air flow resistance available,” added Demchko.
About Hollingsworth & Vose
H&V is global manufacturer of advanced materials used in filtration, battery and industrial applications. H&V’s advanced materials contribute to a cleaner world through their use in products that provide clean air, clean liquids and energy storage. H&V’s materials can be found in filters for clean rooms, hospitals, computers, commercial buildings, homes, cars, trucks and heavy duty equipment, and also in batteries used in telecom, reserve power and automotive applications. Family-owned for seven generations, the company is headquartered in East Walpole, Massachusetts. H&V operates manufacturing and research & development facilities in the Americas, Europe, China, and India.