Entegris acquires Chinese filtration company for $73m

Published: 26-Nov-2019

Hangzhou Anow Microfiltration has been added to Microcontamination Control Division of Entegris

Entegris has acquired Hangzhou Anow Microfiltration, a filtration company for diverse industries including semiconductor, pharmaceutical, and medical. Headquartered in the Xindeng New District, Fuyang National Economic and Technological Development Zone, Hangzhou, Anow is now part of the Microcontamination Control Division of Entegris.

Anow is a well-known filtration company in Asia that focuses on research and development of MCE, Nylon, PES, PVDF, and PTFE membrane, with pore size ranging from 0.03 μm to 10 μm, as well as design and production of various pleated filter cartridges, syringe filters, and capsule filters. Anow also provides professional assistances for liquid, gas and air filtration, separation and purification solutions for customers around the world in Biopharma, Medical, Food & Beverage, Microelectronics, Chemical, Water Treatment, Laboratory Analysis, and Environmental Sciences.

The addition of Anow not only brings new polymeric membrane technologies and liquid filtration offerings to Entegris’ global portfolio, but also provides Entegris with additional infrastructure to manufacture filtration products in the Asia region.

“With the demand for IoT, AI, and 5G infrastructure on the rise, Entegris is well positioned to capitalise on these growth opportunities. Acquiring Anow underscores our strong commitment to regional development and manufacturing capabilities to enable our customers to achieve process yield and device performance.” said Bertrand Loy, President and CEO of Entegris. “Anow will allow us to explore new markets that require similar high purity standards, both in China and throughout the world.”

Entegris acquired Anow for approximately $73 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing adjustments, and excludes cash contributed to fund near term capital expenditures. The acquisition was subject to customary closing conditions, including local regulatory filings and registrations, all of which have been satisfied.

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