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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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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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Spring has sprung

As warmer weather approaches the northern hemisphere, it is once again the time of year allergy sufferers dread. Another mild winter is likely to mean that the air will be filled with pollens earlier this year. Outside and inside vehicles, this can...
Spring has sprung
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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
With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to spread quickly around the globe, there seems to be growing indications that air pollution likely increases coronavirus vulnerability.
Coronavirus vulnerability apparently greater in polluted areas
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WeChat channels in China

Since spring 2018, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies has been actively maintaining a presence on the incredibly popular WeChat multi-purpose platform in China.
WeChat channels in China
With its intuitive color scheme to facilitate easy recognition of different risk levels and health recommendations, the Air Quality Index (AQI) is an established method for reporting daily air quality in different regions across the globe....
Understanding the Air Quality Index (AQI)
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Service Day 2019

In partnership with Fiat Chrysler’s OES Organization Mopar, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies participated in Service Day 2019, held in Brescia, Italy, from November 8-9. The focus of the event was on the importance of using genuine spare parts so...
Service Day 2019
Currently, there are no unified global standards for testing the efficiency of cabin air filters under actual working conditions. Although there are established procedures in certain regions, the nature of the testing and the results it produces are...
What do cabin air filter tests tell us?
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Super heroes!

This charming short film shows a father explaining to his son about all the “invisible bad guys” who populate the outside air – and what super hero “Micron-Air” with his magic shield is doing to stand up to them. The movie ends with a timely reminder...
Movie micronAir
In recent years, media reporting of global environmental issues has greatly increased awareness of air quality. Whether at home or traveling abroad, there are some great apps that will give you real-time information about the air quality in your...
Top apps for air quality information
In the quest to take cabin air filtration to the next level, Blueair Cabin Air AB and Freudenberg Filtration Technologies recently entered into a collaborative relationship on developing clean air solutions. The objective is to combine the benefits...
Freudenberg teams up with Blueair
Giacomo Menzio, Automotive Market Manager at Freudenberg Filtration Technologies, used a recent webinar to highlight some of the issues surrounding in-vehicle pollution during which he presented five key recommendations.
What’s in the air inside your vehicle?
Honda North America has awarded Freudenberg Filtration Technologies its 7th consecutive Service Parts Supplier Award. The award is given to suppliers for their outstanding track record regarding quality, delivery and price, with only approximately 3%...
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies has introduced a new premium activated carbon selection for automotive cabin air filters: the micronAir Gas Shield line. Three regionally customized activated carbon combinations are now available to adsorb a wide...
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies has won the prestigious Automotive Technology Innovation Award 2018, which was presented at the International Automotive Congress in Shanghai at the end of last year.
Our Global Vice President Automotive Filters Barry Kellar talked to Automotive Filtration Insight about the past year and prospects for the future.
Filtration reaches into our lives in all sorts of places and in thousands of different applications. To give you a sense of the many ways in which Freudenberg Filtration Technologies impacts everyday life, we have created a great new image film.
Our advanced, high-performance filtration systems are also widely used in the painting operations of leading OEM automotive manufacturers. As well as providing flawless painting results, they effectively reduce both costs and environmental impact.
Held at the WHO’s Geneva headquarters from October 30 to November 1, 2018, the first ever WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health reported on the ever-increasing harm of pollution to health, explored ways to prevent air pollution diseases,...
The global technology group Freudenberg is expanding its filter business. The Freudenberg Filtration Technologies Business Group has signed a contract in China to purchase the majority shares of Apollo Air-cleaner Co., Ltd.

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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.
Young talents

1 Team. 1,000 Stories. Meet three young talents

For any company today, finding, recruiting and retaining top talents is an absolute priority. After all, it is these highly qualified and motivated young people who will become the technology experts and business leaders of tomorrow.

Autonomous driving: How will new mobility affect the way we drive?

According to current expert opinion, the future on our roads is highly likely to belong to autonomous, robotic cars. The technologies that would make this possible are already at an advanced stage of development.
Gasshield

Environmentally customized cabin air filters

Marketed under the name micronAir Gas Shield, the latest innovation from Freudenberg Filtration Technologies brings a new level of protection against harmful gases and unpleasant odors for vehicle passengers.
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