Filtration Group Technical Media, based in York, S.C., acquired Netherlands-based Filtrair B.V. to form a company that will operate under the Filtrair name. The new company will blend Filtrair's European nonwoven technology products with Filtration Group Technical Media's HVAC range nonwoven media.

Brian Thompson, managing director, will oversee manufacturing and distribution in the Netherlands, Italy, China, and South Africa. Pieter Borkent, previous president and owner of Filtrair B.V., is director. The company will employ 200 and operate independently from its sister company, Filtration Group.