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PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg's micronAir® cabin air filters ensure that the vehicle cabin air is free of pollutants, irritants, and odors. micronAir® filters trap a broad range of microscopic particles, harmful gases and unpleasant odors to help make the driving experience healthier and more pleasant. These filters also protect the vehicle air-conditioning system, extending its life and reducing the need for service. They also have a significant safety effect - they prevent windshield fogging.
"By the end of 2013, the installation rate for cabin air filters will approach 85%, nearly doubling the rate in 2009. That speaks volumes for the acceptance of this technology by consumers," says Darren King, sales manager, automotive filtration.
Concern for clean air is a growing trend. We all want to breathe clean air; at work, at home…and inside our vehicles. Americans spend hundreds of hours behind the wheel every year and studies show that contaminants inside a car can be up to ten times more concentrated than outside.
New government regulations, both in the U.S. and internationally, create new and increased demand for products that limit emissions as well as an increased demand for products that protect people from the effect of emissions. "Freudenberg Filtration Technologies participates in the development of these specifications and ultimately accepts the challenge to develop new solutions for mass production to meet them," adds King.
As part of a global entity comprising 35 locations and 16 production sites, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies in North America is a proven leader in Cabin Air Filtration under the trusted brand of micronAir®. micronAir® cabin air filters are made of high-quality micro-fibers that protect drivers and passengers from pollen, dust, soot and other harmful particles, odors and gases. They also provide relief to allergy sufferers by filtering out contaminants which can trigger hay fever and other allergy problems. In many or most vehicles, installation of a cabin air filter takes just a few minutes and requires no tools.
About the Freudenberg Group: The Freudenberg Group is a family company offering its customers technically challenging product solutions and services. The Group is first and foremost a supplier specializing in seals and vibration control technology, nonwovens, filtration, lubricants, and release agents as well as mechatronic products. The end-user can find modern Freudenberg household products in the shops under the brand names of vileda®, O-Cedar® and Wettex®. For mid-size companies, in particular, Freudenberg develops software solutions and IT services. In 2012, the Freudenberg Group employed almost 37,500 people in 57 countries and generated sales of over 8.2 billion USD.
About Freudenberg in North America: Freudenberg North America Limited Partnership is the North American holding company for Freudenberg & Co. of Weinheim, Germany that owns a family of companies which operate 15 unique businesses at 58 locations in North America. Together, these companies provide innovative products and solutions to customers in industries ranging from automotive, aerospace, and medical to chemical, oil and gas, and construction.
For further information, please visit www.freudenberg.us.
For more information on Freudenberg filtration solutions, please go to www.freudenberg-filter.com.
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