Micronics Engineered Filtration Group

Micronics Engineered Filtration Group LogoThe Micronics Engineered Filtration Group consists of leading wet and dry engineered filtration companies including Micronics, Inc.; C.P. Environmental; AeroPulse; United Process Control (UPC); and Southern Filter Media (SFM). Micronics Filtration Holdings, Inc. is a portfolio company of Vance Street Capital (VSC), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.

The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group’s tagline reflects the combined strength of the Group:


The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group proudly service customers in the following industries:

  • Mining and Mineral Processing
  • Energy, Utilities, Power Generation
  • Industrial
  • Chemicals, Paint & Pigments
  • Food & Beverage, Agriculture
  • Steel and Iron Processing, Foundries
  • Aggregates, Cement, Asphalt
  • Municipal Water
  • Pharmaceutical

Micronics, Inc. is a worldwide expert in liquid/solid separation. Headquartered in Portsmouth, NH, USA and incorporated in 1983, Micronics is a worldwide authority on filter cloth, critical to optimizing any filter press application. Micronics is a full-service filtration solutions provider, helping its customers reduce costs, increase operating efficiencies and extend the life of their filtration equipment. Products and services include filter presses, filter cloth, filter plates, replacement parts, preventative maintenance, filter press repair/refurbishment; process improvement recommendations, on-site technical service for all brands of filter presses, and more. Micronics, Inc. has been a portfolio company of Vance Street Capital since 2013.

Southern Filter Media has been producing dry filtration filter bags for OEM customers since 1973.Ā  Based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, SFM designs and produces standard and specialty filtration bags including polyester, aramid, fiberglass, and polypropylene solutions. SFM also offers pleated filtration bags, cartridges, cages, leak detection powder, intake filters and repair kits. SFM joined the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group in December 2014.

C.P. Environmental is a leader in dry filtration service solutions for industrial baghouse/dust collector systems in North America. Based in suburban Chicago, CPE has been serving the pollution control industry across the U.S. since 1972. CPE provides baghouse owners with a consultative partner and single turnkey source for baghouse service including installation, maintenance, changeouts, cleaning, inspections, troubleshooting, replacement filter bags and parts, mechanical repairs, and custom baghouse retrofits, upgrades, expansions & baghouse improvements. CPE joined the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group in March 2015.

AeroPulse is a 44-year old designer and manufacturer of baghouses and related equipment in North America. AeroPulse is now a part of C.P. Environmental, joining CPE and the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group in August 2015.

United Process Control, Inc. (UPC) is a 30+-year old dry filtration solutions provider for baghouses in North America, largely in the eastern and southeastern parts of the U.S. UPC provides baghouse services including expert mechanical repairs, inspections, bag changeouts and aftermarket parts resale to customers in the power, steel, cement, chemicals, and food processing industries, among others. UPC joined the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group in September 2015.