10/31/2014 (press release: Camfil) // Lynne Laake
Syracuse, NY – Syracuse Air Filters News – Camfil — the world’s leading provider of clean air solutions — has acquired the assets of Edco Sales, Inc., which has represented the Camfil product line since 1978 as the company’s Syracuse, New York distributor. The acquisition, which became effective on September 10, will make Edco Camfil’s eleventh direct branch sales office in the United States.
Edco Sales, which has been in business for 52 years, has admirably represented the Camfil brand for more than three decades. Under the leadership of Gary and Ann Kent, Edco enjoyed continuous growth and had been recognized for its highly experienced staff of air filter experts. Looking ahead, Camfil intends to make investments to further enhance the branch’s operations and sales function. Gary Kent will continue to play an important role within the Camfil family, serving as an advisor.
In solidifying Camfil’s presence in Syracuse — a market where the air solutions company holds a significant market share — the branch joins direct sales offices in other key locations throughout the nation, including Birmingham, Colorado Springs, Houston, Los Angeles, Michigan, Nashville, Phoenix, Portland, Puerto Rico, and Salt Lake City.
In recent years, the need to keep indoor air free of harmful particles has become increasingly clear — and a priority for businesses, schools, manufacturing facilities, hospitals, and property owners and managers. The average American spends approximately 90 percent of their time indoors, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, yet levels of air pollutants are often 2 to 5 times higher indoors than outside. At times, the EPA found, they can be more than 100 times higher.
Camfil’s mission has long been to make the most efficient, sustainable clean air solutions possible. Leveraging a half dozen global research centers, Camfil has developed high performance air filter designs that maintain peak efficiency longer than more traditionally designed filters. This means they not only do a better job keeping dangerous particles out of indoor environments, but use less energy to do so. And because they maintain their efficiency longer than traditional HVAC replacement air filters, they last longer, so disposal and labor expenses are reduced.
With its new direct sales branch in Syracuse, Camfil will be able to get the word out about the benefits of clean air — and demonstrate how its cutting-edge filters make indoor environments safer, more healthful, and more comfortable than ever before.
The world leader in air filtration systems, Camfil provides clean air solutions for hospitals, hotels, office buildings, educational institutions, and pharmaceutical and biotech companies. We provide the tools to achieve sustainability, maintain high air quality, and reduce airborne infections — all while lowering total cost of ownership. Camfil customers go green without ever sacrificing performance. For more information, visit us online at catalog.camfil.us or call us toll-free at 888.599.6620.