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Donaldson Opens New Facilities in Colombia and Poland to Support Growth


November 5, 2015
By Business Wire News

MINNEAPOLIS

Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI), a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, today announced the opening of two new distribution centers in Bogota and Cartagena, Colombia, and a new manufacturing plant in Skarbimierz, Poland.

“The opening of two new distribution centers in Colombia further enhances our ability to meet our Customers’ needs for industrial and engine filtration solutions by enabling faster service and allowing for an even higher level of personal attention,” said Guillermo Briseño, Vice President, Latin America. Including these new facilities, Donaldson now operates six distribution centers in Latin America.

“We are very pleased to add the state-of-the-art Poland facility to our extensive manufacturing and distribution base in Europe,” said Wim Vermeersch, Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “This new plant further increases our manufacturing capacity to meet our OEM and aftermarket Customer demand throughout the region.” This plant is currently producing heavy-duty air filters for on- and off-road equipment, and it represents Donaldson’s third manufacturing facility that supports Customers in Central and Eastern Europe.

These new distribution and manufacturing facilities exemplify Donaldson’s continued emphasis on investing in long-term growth and supporting its global Customers with a local presence. The Company operates 21 distribution centers and 42 manufacturing plants in 26 countries.

About Donaldson Company

Founded 100 years ago, Donaldson (NYSE: DCI) is a global leader in the filtration industry. The Company’s innovative filtration technologies improve people’s lives, enhance Customers’ equipment performance and protect the environment. More than 12,500 employees support Customers at 140 sales, manufacturing, and distribution locations. For more information, visit www.donaldson.com.

Donaldson Company, Inc.
Becky Cahn, 952-703-4590