Fibrix Filtration Acquires Americo Manufacturing Company – Nonwovens Industry Magazine

Fibrix Filtration, a provider of specialty high-loft, pleated-media air filtration products backed by Branford Castle Partners, LP, a New York-based private equity firm, announced the acquisition of Americo Manufacturing Company. Americo is a leading producer of floor pads, cleaning accessories, OEM specialty nonwovens and floor mats. The Fibrix Filtration and Americo brands will be owned by the newly renamed holding company, Clean Solutions Group (CSG), led by Keith White as President and CEO.

“The transition to a greener, cleaner environment is a monumental challenge for this generation,” says White. “Combining the people, technologies and assets of Fibrix Filtration and Americo creates a formidable nonwovens manufacturing platform focused on innovative clean solutions for home and office environments using environmentally responsible practices. We are thrilled to partner with Americo to create A Cleaner Way Forward together.”

“We are excited to join Clean Solutions Group as we continue to grow our business by delivering innovative, environmentally friendly products with an unparalleled customer experience,” comments Lenny Shutzberg, CEO of Americo. “The combination of these two great companies makes us stronger, more adaptable and better positioned to leverage our resources for sustainable future growth.”

“We are proud to support a company that is dedicated to developing solutions for a cleaner, more sustainable environment,” said Laurence Lederer, Senior Managing Director at Branford Castle Partners. “Under the excellent leadership of Keith White and his team, we are confident that Clean Solutions Group will continue to grow strategically, both organically and through acquisitions, while defining the future of the ‘industry.”

The terms of the contract are not disclosed.