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AAF International

August 12, 2015 15:51 ET

International Air Filter Company Announces Acquisition of Air Filtration Solutions Leader

LOUISVILLE, KY--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2015) - American Air Filter Co., Inc. d/b/a AAF International (, announces the acquisition of Air Filter Maintenance Co., Inc. (AFM) in Baltimore, Maryland. With this acquisition, AAF International expands its operational footprint and enhances the level of services that it is able to offer in the Mid-Atlantic area.

AFM has been in business for nearly 30 years and is an air filtration solutions leader in the Maryland and Washington, D.C. markets. Under the management of its founder and owner, Rick Matuszak, AFM has found success by offering best in class service levels to a wide range of customers.

Matuszak, who will stay at AFM, said that he is very excited to be working with AAF International. "AAF has great products, such as the Varicel family of filters, and great technology behind their designs. We're looking forward to bringing AAF's products to the marketplace."

David Parker, AAF International's Vice President of Commercial & Industrial Sales in North America, echoed Matuszak's enthusiasm. "It was clear that Rick and his team were exactly what we were looking for, in terms of how they run the organization. Rick's business practices fit precisely in line with AAF International and our tradition of excellence for the past 94 years."

By acquiring AFM, AAF International has strategically positioned itself to maximize opportunities for providing value-added air filtration solutions to the Mid-Atlantic marketplace. Philip Whitaker, AAF International's Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We look forward to combining the power of AFM's local presence with the strength of the AAF brand and product range, to drive further growth and success."

AAF International, based in Louisville, Kentucky, has more than 3,000 employees, 22 manufacturing facilities, and 5 R&D centers worldwide. AAF designs, develops, and manufactures air filtration solutions for commercial, industrial, cleanroom, transportation, and nuclear power applications. AAF also provides inlet air cooling and sound attenuation solutions for high-speed rotating machinery. For more information, visit

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