Aerial view of the new Camfil APC Heywood (UK) manufacturing plantCamfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global manufacturer of dust and fume collection equipment, today celebrated the grand opening of its new 40,000 sq. ft. (3,716 sq. meter) facility in the United Kingdom to serve industrial customers throughout the UK and Europe.

Camfil APC worked closely with the Rochdale Development Agency to find the optimal site for the plant, which is located in the Birch Business Park in Heywood, Greater Manchester, UK. The facility has been operational since April, with a current staff of 40 employees. When fully staffed, it will employ more than 100 people in engineering, manufacturing and support positions. The plant includes a four-bay welding area, fabrication area, powder paint line, assembly area and storage space.   

Company president Lee Morgan states: "Camfil APC has developed into a global dust collection company over the past five years, with our biggest growth in the UK and European industrial markets. This strategically located facility allows us to expand our manufacturing capacity and service our European customer base more effectively. We are poised to deliver Farr Gold Series® dust collectors and related equipment fast and uphold our mission statement: to supply the best dust collector from an end-user and maintenance standpoint."

Camfil 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. Camfil products meet CE, ATEX and other European requirements.

Camfil APC is part of Camfil, the largest air filter manufacturer in the world. To contact the company in the U.S. and Canada, call (800) 479-6801 or (870) 933-8048 or email  To contact the company in the United Kingdom, call +44 1706 238000 or email  For general information, visit