About Us

The world of Filtration Group revolves around the customer


Filtration Group GmbH based in Öhringen, Baden Württemberg, is part of the Filtration Group Corporation, a subsidiary of the US company Madison Industries. The German company is part of the industrial filtration technology sector and was formerly part of the MAHLE Group. Filtration Group GmbH includes, along with the German sites in Öhringen and Hamburg, plants in Romania, China and Japan. Over 700 employees are employed by the Germany subsidiary worldwide. Filtration Group GmbH has established itself on the global market with an enormous range of high-performance and innovative products for separation, fluid filtration, air purification and process filtration.

What unifies all of the companies in the Filtration Group GmbH family is one clear promise: We inspire our customers.

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Ready for a safer, healthier and more productive future


Our products help us to make the world a little better. With efficient filtration systems and separation solutions, we help to keep our environment cleaner and help companies stay future-proof and competitive. Our strength and competence is in competitive markets both at home and abroad, to stay true to our motto: for a safer, healthier and more productive world.

Globally we support customers with high standards


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Overview of Filtration Group


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History


Concentrated experience from more than 500 years

The Filtration Group combines the expertise and experience of highly specialized companies to create a lexicon of expertise that is unique in this industry sector. If you add up the years in which the individual companies of the German Filtration Group have developed an enormous wealth of innovative products, you get a wealth of experience from half a millennium.

2016

2016

The American filter specialist Filtration Group Corporation integrates the industrial filtration sector of MAHLE into its family of companies. The company, a subsidiary of Madison Industries, operates over 100 sites in 28 countries.

2006

2006 bis 2016:

MAHLE acquires Norddeutsche-Filter-Vertriebs GmbH (NVF) and AKO Filter GmbH, followed two years later by the Amafilter Group, based in Alkmaar, Netherlands. From 2011 MAHLE operates Filtersysteme GmbH and MAHLE Industriefiltration GmbH in Öhringen as two independent companies inside the Group.

2002

2002

MAHLE acquires Tennex Group based in Tokyo, Japan, and production sites in Thailand, in the USA, Great Britain and in the Philippines. Tennex specializes in the manufacture of filtration systems for the automotive industry.

1999

1999

MAHLE acquires Purolator Öhringen, but allows continued production of the filtration systems under the recognized brand. After the licensing agreement expires in 1990, filters from Öhringen are marketed exclusively under the Knecht and MAHLE brands

1972

1972

The Purolator subsidiary in Öhringen assumes full responsibility for the European market. In the same year Mahle joins the company Knecht, which makes filters for Purolator.

1962

1962

The US firm Purolator builds the first site of an international subsidiary in Öhringen. Along with filters for vehicles, industrial filters have been produced since 1966.