Superior Filtration

Barnes International, Inc.

Monday, December 10, 2007

Barnes International Acquires Superior Filtration.

Barnes International, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Superior Filtration, Inc as part of its on-going 100th year anniversary growth strategy. Superior Filtration is a leader in vacuum filter technology with equipment and systems installed in the major US automotive and auto parts manufacturers as well as leading manufacturers in Aerospace, Energy and Metal Working industries. “The combination of Barnes industry leading grinding and chip filters with Superior’s vacuum technology is the perfect fit which allows us to offer a full range of solutions to our customers” states Bill Kirchner, General Manager of Barnes International, Inc.
Superior Filtration will become a division of Barnes International, Inc. Both Dave Kauppi and Greg Mac, founders and principals of Superior Filtration, Inc. will assume the roles of Directors of Project and Product Engineering for the new division.
“Barnes is proud of its history as a leader in the machine tool industry. As we look to our future, we are building on that reputation as we become the industry leading full solution filtration company,” states David Gollob, President of Barnes International, Inc.
Barnes International, Inc. is a globally recognized leader in the design and manufacture of high quality, precision metalworking machinery and industrial coolant filtration equipment. Since 1907, Barnes International’s history of technological leadership has been a key factor in its success.

Superior Filtration
A Division of Barnes International
10524 E. Grand River Avenue
Suite 102
Brighton, Michigan 48116
Phone: (810) 844-2130
Fax: (815) 964-5074

Dave Kauppi
Vice President, Engineering
Phone:  (810) 844-2130 Ext. 3024

Greg Mac
Process Engineering Manager
Phone:  (810) 844-2130 Ext. 3023

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