STOCKHOLM—Air-filtration manufacturer Camfil Group has begun building a state-of-the-art facility in Taicang city, Jiangsu province, China, that will cover an area of 40,467 square meters. The plant will be fully operational later this year.

This facility will feature a research and development center that is equipped with advanced technology and have an ability to design custom specific products for the Asia Pacific market. A new laboratory in this center will enable filter testing according to ISO 16890 (that defines testing procedures) and a classification system for air filters used in general ventilation equipment.

The facility is also the first integrated factory for Camfil Group that will include four production lines: general ventilation filter, turbomachinery filter, molecular contamination control filter, and a new series for air pollution control along with a metal works center for housing, air cleaner, dust collector and more.

Camfil provides commercial and industrial systems for air filtration and air pollution control that improve worker and equipment productivity, minimize energy use, and benefit human health and the environment. The Camfil Group is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has 30 manufacturing sites, six R&D centers, local sales offices in 30 countries, and 4,800 employees and growing.