Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a global manufacturer of dust and fume collection equipment, announced plans to open a 40,000 sq. ft. facility in the United Kingdom to serve industrial customers throughout the UK and Europe.
The Jonesboro-headquartered firm said the new plant is expected to open in January 2013 and will employ roughly 100 workers.
“Camfil Farr APC has grown into a global dust collection company over the past five years, with our most dramatic growth in the UK and European industrial markets. Thi
s strategically located facility will allow us to be more responsive to customer needs in Europe and to expand our manufacturing capacity to meet both short- and long-term goals,” said Camfil President Lee Morgan.
Camfil Farr APC makes dust collection equipment that cleans up manufacturing processes for safer, more productive plant environments.
Typical applications include laser and plasma cutting, thermal spray operations, welding, pharmaceutical manufacturing, chemical and food processing, and fiberglass manufacturing.