22.09.2014

Comprehensive range of filtration products for railway vehicles from MANN+HUMMEL

At the 2014 InnoTrans in Berlin, the leading specialist trade fair for transportation engineering, the international filtration specialist MANN+HUMMEL will present its product range for railway vehicles. The company group offers a comprehensive range of filtration technology from a single source – for combustion engines, brake compressors, gearboxes, air conditioning and ventilation equipment.


Steffen Schneider, Group Vice President & General Manager Industrial Business

Speyer, September 23, 2014 – in February 2014, the MANN+HUMMEL group with its headquarters in Ludwigsburg, took over Vokes Air. Vokes Air, based in Svenljunga, Sweden is a leading supplier of filtration applications. It produces and distributes filters for HVAC and process air. The acquisition by MANN+HUMMEL allows the group to participate in a market segment with high potential. The new company was renamed to MANN+HUMMEL Vokes Air.

At the InnoTrans 2014 trade fair the MANN+HUMMEL company group will present its extensive filtration expertise and wide range of filtration products for combustion engines, brake compressors, gearboxes, and air conditioning and ventilation equipment. This comprehensive offer recommends the company as a reliable supplier and competent partner able to provide all the filtration technology required by manufacturers and operators of railway vehicles. Steffen Schneider, head of the business unit for industrial filtration at MANN+HUMMEL, describes the advantages of in‑house filtration solutions for customers as being "Tested quality from a single source for all applications for diesel and electric locomotives".

The MANN+HUMMEL group offers suitable filtration solutions for numerous applications for air cleaners, cyclone separators, liquid filters, air/oil separators, cabin filters and crankcase ventilation systems. The high separation efficiency of the filters and their reliable function considerably reduce the wear of the aggregates, increase operational safety and ensure long-term machine availability. In addition, the product range of MANN+HUMMEL Vokes Air covers the area of air filtration for air conditioning and ventilation equipment. The product range includes pocket filters, pleated filter elements and solutions for the separation of water such as filter elements with a coalescence separator.

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Press picture:           Steffen Schneider, Group Vice President & General Manager Industrial Business

Press contact:          Sabine Wagner 
                                    Tel.: +49 6232 538151
                                    Email: sabine.wagner@mann-hummel.com

Further information: Filtration for rail cars

About MANN+HUMMEL
The MANN+HUMMEL Group is a leading global expert for filtration solutions and development partner and original equipment supplier to the international automotive and mechanical engineering industries. Employing approx. 15,230 people at more than 60 locations worldwide, the company achieved turnover of approx. 2.68 billion euros in 2013. The group's product portfolio includes air filter systems, intake manifold systems, liquid filter systems, cabin filters and plastic components for sound design, so-called symposers, and filter elements for the servicing of motor vehicles. For general engineering, process engineering and industrial applications the company's product range includes industrial filters and membrane filters for water filtration and filter systems. Under the Vokes Air brand the company produces filtration solutions for HVAC and process air.