WHO WE ARE

Rensa Filtration is a family of air filtration companies. We manufacture and market
best-in-class solutions that keep people safe and industries thriving.

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ROOTED IN LEGACY AND EXPERIENCE

Rensa Filtration is led by Brandon Ost, a third-generation industry pioneer, and a management team with more than 150 years of combined experience in air filtration.

MEET THE TEAM
  • Brandon Ost

    Founder & CEO

  • Dave Flynn

    EVP, Operations

  • Chip Meyer

    CFO

  • Eugene Beck

    EVP, Sales & Marketing

  • Michael Corbat

    Director of Engineering

BRANDON OST

Brandon began his career at Filtration Group. Founded in 1942 by his grandfather, the company grew from a small regional manufacturer to the largest privately-held filter company in the U.S. Filtration Group manufactured a wide range of filters, Including high-volume residential furnace filters and the most demanding HEPA filters for research and government laboratories.

Prior to a successful sale in 2010, Filtration Group, under Brandon’s leadership, grew to 13 plants in 5 countries around the world. It was recognized as an innovation leader in product development, operational excellence and commitment to cleaner air globally. Brandon is a member of the American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, as well as the Young Presidents’ Organization, and holds several patents for various filtration products.

DAVE FLYNN

Dave has more than 35 years of manufacturing experience in a variety of industries, including steel, cosmetics and filtration.

Prior to Rensa, Dave worked with Pall/Danaher, Parker and Tri-Dim, the latter two as a consultant. He served as SVP of Manufacturing for Filtration Group for more than 20 years, overseeing all operations for multiple filtration and textile manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada and Holland. It was in this time that he implemented ISO, Lean Six Sigma and Kaizen certification programs to improve performance and create efficiencies.

CHIP MEYER

Chip is responsible for the financial, tax, treasury and administrative operations of the business.

Prior to Rensa Filtration, Chip served as Chief Executive Officer and majority owner of Viskon-Aire Corp., a manufacturer of air filters for use in commercial HVAC and industrial painting applications. Viskon-Aire Corp. was purchased by Rensa Filtration in July 2017. Before Viskon-Aire Corp., Chip was a senior member of the Leveraged Finance team at Credit Suisse First Boston. There he managed day-to-day activities across a broad range of client transactions with a specific focus on high yield securities and leverage loans. He began his career with Arthur Andersen in its audit department.

EUGENE BECK

Eugene is responsible for coordinating the sales and marketing for Rensa and its portfolio companies, as well as spearheading new acquisitions. Eugene has extensive experience in synthetic filtration media and high-efficiency filtration products.

Prior to joining Rensa Filtration, Eugene served as Director of Air Filtration for Berry Global focusing on high-efficiency nanofiber technologies. Prior still, he served as SVP of Sales and Marketing for Filtration Group, helping grow the company to more than $200 million in annual revenue and introducing multiple new technologies and products to the air filtration arena. He is currently an editor for Filtration News Magazine, and a previous winner of INDA’s Innovation Achievement Award.

MICHAEL CORBAT

Michael is responsible for coordinating the engineering and product development for Rensa and its portfolio companies. Michael has extensive experience in filtration media, filter development and filter test methodology.

Prior to joining Rensa Filtration, Michael served as Engineering Manager for Custom Filter, focusing on high performance designs for an OEM customer base. Additionally, he served as Senior Product Engineer for Filtration Group and led the creation efforts of multiple new technologies and products to the air filtration arena, innovations that helped to grow the company to more than $200 million in annual revenue. He is currently chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee for Particulate Air Contaminants and Particulate Contaminant Removal Equipment, Chair of ASHRAE’s Intersociety Liaison and International Standards Advisory Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the National Air Filtration Association.

INVESTED IN THE FUTURE

Our founding partners, Duchossois Capital Management and the Edgewater Funds, provide us both the resources and capital to turbocharge our companies’ growth.

THINKING DIFFERENTLY

From media to technologies, we push boundaries to solve for tomorrow’s demands.

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NEWS

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October 2018

D-Mark, Inc. Joins Rensa Filtration

D-Mark manufactures a wide-range of activated carbon filtration products for many industries and applications and have been operating since 1970.
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July 2018

Mike Corbat Joins Rensa as Director of Engineering

With more than 17 years of experience in air filtration, Mike brings our customers and companies a deep knowledge of environmental impact and innovation.

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July 2018

Air Filtration Holdings, LLC is now Rensa Filtration

The name, inspired by the Swedish word for “clean and clear”, represents our commitment to protecting the environments where people live and work through best-in-class filtration solutions.

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February 2018

Robovent Joins Rensa Filtration*

Founded in 1989, Michigan-based RoboVent has established itself as leader in the field of air filtration solutions with highly efficient, reliable and cost-effective systems installed at major manufacturing operations across North America.

*Then Air Filtration Holdings, LLC

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July 2017

Viskon-Aire Joins Rensa Filtration*

Founded in 1979, Viskon-Aire is a leading manufacturer of air and paint filtration products used in a wide variety of applications in commercial and industrial HVAC as well as paint spray booths worldwide.

*Then Air Filtration Holdings, LLC

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Rensa Filtration

4320 Winfield Road
Suite 200
Warrenville, Illinois 60555
630.836.8060