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Dr. Jörg Sievert, Chief Operating Officer, to retire after 28 successful years - Ed Borger takes over on January 1, 2021
Dr. Jörg Sievert, COO, to retire
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Ford gives you more

High-performance cabin air filters now come as standard. Ford recently announced the launch of a new cabin air filter option on many of its most popular vehicles.
Ford gives you more
We talked to Barry Kellar, Global Vice President Automotive Filters at Freudenberg Filtration Technologies, about his views on the way 2020 has unfolded and how he sees the year to come. We have summarized our conversation in the following article.
Looking back, looking forward
Filter technology can effectively remove viruses, such as SARS-CoV-2 including in aerosols, from the air. Alongside the global manufacture of facemasks, Freudenberg is helping to reduce the risk of infection with efficient high-tech filtration...
Efficient reduction of indoor viral load
Leading technology partner for automotive filtration systems will share its expertise at free online exhibition
Freudenberg to present high-end filtration solu-tions for agricultural vehicles at the EIMA Digital Preview
Honda North America has once again awarded Freudenberg Fil-tration Technologies for its excellent service to American Honda Service Parts.
Freudenberg receives Honda's Service Parts Supplier Award
Vehicle cabin air filters by Freudenberg Filtration Technologies contribute to effective SARS-CoV-2 surface protection. Recent ISO18184 tests conducted by the renowned Guang Zhou Institute of Microbiology (China) have shown the company’s micronAir...
Cabin air filters provide added anti-viral value
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15th Auto Expo 2020

Alongside other Freudenberg Group business units, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies recently took part in a leading event for automotive manufacturers and suppliers in India.
15th Auto Expo 2020
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Reasons to believe

When it comes to choosing and owning a car, there are many factors influencing our purchasing decisions. One criterion that is gaining importance is reliable protection against pollutants and allergens. Car manufacturers are recognizing this trend as...
Reasons to believe
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In at the very beginning

Given that they are now installed as standard equipment in every vehicle in the world, it is hard to imagine there was ever a time before cabin air filters. Yet they have only existed since 1989. In that year, the Mercedes-Benz SL roadster became the...
In at the very beginning

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Staying safe in the face of the global pandemic

Staying safe in the face of the global pandemic

As the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus continues to be in evidence across the globe, it reminds us of the constant threat to health posed by viral infection. Even when the current virus finally recedes, it is certain that new variants will emerge. Known viruses will continue to proliferate, as has been the case throughout human history.
Protecting mass-transport passengers

Protecting mass-transport passengers

Given the vast numbers of people who use mass transit such as buses and coaches daily, these modes of transport represent an obvious source of viral infection risk. This created an opportunity for Freudenberg to manufacture an innovative filtration solution specifically aimed at these mass-transport vehicles.
[Translate to English (US):] Zero-emission rail travel

Zero-emission rail travel

Powered by hydrogen and emitting nothing more than water, fuel cells have been widely discussed as the solution of future train mobility. Already in use on industrial sites to power forklift trucks, for example, they are a promising drive technology for cars. But their potential doesn’t end on the road. Recent studies have shown that fuel-cell-hydrogen (FCH) trains may be a viable proposition.
Safety underway

Safety underway

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to intensify, the need to protect ourselves in all situations is constantly increasing.
The impact of air pollution on mental health

The impact of air pollution on mental health

From asthma and respiratory diseases to cancer and dementia, the negative effects of air pollution on physical health have long been known and documented. What is now coming to light is the potential impact that poor air quality can have on mental health.
Globalizing technological development

Globalizing technological development

Being a globally active company does not necessarily equate with acting in a globally coordinated manner. To be truly “global” means structuring your organization in a global manner and ensuring that regional coordination is sustained around the world.
Clean air for fuel cells

Clean air for fuel cells

If the world is to successfully combat growing levels of air pollution, transportation must shift from its reliance on fossil fuels to alternative energy solutions. Among the various emerging drive technologies, fuel cells are proving an alternative to combustion engines.
Cleaner air is not the same as clean air

Cleaner air is not the same as clean air

Although air quality in general has gradually improved in recent decades, large areas of the USA, Canada and Mexico are still plagued by polluted air. As well as its general impact on the population, air pollution has serious adverse effects in particularly for asthma sufferers, the elderly, and the very young.
A unique innovation partnership

A unique innovation partnership

Developing innovative filter media is one thing: gaining deep insights into their effectiveness is something else. When it comes to testing the latest filter solutions for their ability to neutralize allergens and germs, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies turns to the OFI in Vienna, Austria.
Tunnel vision

Tunnel vision

Conveniently located within a few minutes’ drive of the Freudenberg Group’s global headquarters, the charmingly named “Saukopftunnel” (sow’s head tunnel) provides our filtration experts with a perfect testing ground.
1 Team. 1,000 Stories. Setting the pace for change

1 Team. 1,000 Stories. Setting the pace for change

In January 2020, Senior General Manager Freudenberg India Ashok Pandey will celebrate 20 years with the company. Given that many people change employers several times over that period, what has kept him with us for so long?
Working to counter a global threat

Working to counter a global threat

In spite of increased efforts across the world to fight the causes of air pollution, it remains the single most significant threat to human health. As the world gets hotter and more crowded, engines continue to pump out dirty emissions.
Synthetic pesticides in agriculture

Synthetic pesticides in agriculture

As the global population increases, pressure on food production has never been greater. This not only means finding effective ways to maximize soil fertility. It also means preventing crop destruction as a result of insect and pest infestation.
Fresh air for fuel cells

Fresh air for fuel cells

The development of alternative fuel concepts is a crucial component in the fight to sustainably reduce air pollution. Alongside electric and hybrid drive chains, hydrogen is increasingly being seen as a viable long-term solution.
1 Team. 1,000 Stories. Innovation is the key

1 Team. 1,000 Stories. Innovation is the key

When we spoke to Tim Wei about the challenges facing the automotive filtration sector in the coming years, his response was clear: “Freudenberg’s ability to innovate will be the key to our future success.
Fresh air for fuel cells

Fresh air for fuel cells

Cities full of toxic exhaust fumes – we all want them to be a thing of the past. There are a growing number of alternative drive technologies for better air quality – and in some cases they are already a viable option. The fuel cell is one of them.
30 years of micronAir

Looking back on 30 years of micronAir cabin air filters

It is hard to believe there was ever a time before cabin air filters. This vital component has long since become an intrinsic part of virtually every vehicle on the world’s roads.
micronAir on the road

Cabin air filters undergo extensive independent testing

Today, air pollution is one of the world’s major public health issues. According to recent figures from the World Health Organization (WHO), 9 out of 10 people worldwide routinely breathe polluted air.
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