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Purafil Inc. / 2010 revenues: $30 million / HQ: Doraville, Ga. / Direct employees: 70 / Jim Mash, president and CEO: “One of our strongest assets is our work force. Purafil is proud to have several filtration veterans with us. Many employees have been with us for 20 [to] 30 years.” Breathof Fresh Air purafil delivers good chemistry for people, products, processes and priceless treasures. by alan dorich purafil says it is the first company in its industry with state-of-the-art labs, and chemical and equipment plants on site. Purafil is a world-leading, ISO 9001:2008 certified single-source manufacturer of media, filters, modules and equipment to remove gaseous air contaminants as well as patented air monitoring technologies. “Purafil understands the chemistry between the air we breathe and the vital elements it affects,” President and CEO Jim Mash says. “The health and comfort of people, the reliability of automated processes within industrial trade, and the preservation of priceless works of art are significant to our clients. In fact, our unparalleled team of scientists and engineers are trusted worldwide to protect people, improve reliability of production processes, and preserve history.” Based in Doraville, Ga., Purafil specializes in engineered products for the removal of gaseous contaminants in the industrial, commercial, museum/archival, municipal, airborne molecular contamination (AMC) and data center markets. Purafil was founded 40 years ago, and today, the company is owned by Kaydon Corp., a designer and manufacturer of performance-critical products based in Ann Arbor, Mich. Kaydon Corp. is publicly traded on the NYSE as KDN. “With Kaydon’s added support, we have developed a comprehensive strategy to double Purafil’s business every five years,” Mash says. The company’s reported sales totaled nearly $30 million last year. Protection Mission Purafil serves a diverse customer base, but corrosion control is its core business. “Our industrial customer 28 SPRING 2011

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Manufacturing Today - Spring 2011
Business Value
Supply Chain
Patriot Forge Co.
Reading Bakery Systems
The South African Mint Co.
GCX Corp.
Jay Industries Inc.
Johnson Electric Coil Co.
Certified Transmission
Olhausen Billiards
Pace Industrues
RTI Claro
The Testor Corp.
Restonic Matresses
Advanced Automation
Anadigics Inc.
Hermes Cones & Snack Manufacturers
JR Automation Technologies LLC
Prodomax Automation Inc.
Stafford Manufacturing Corp.
New England Ropes
Berger Paints Trinidad Ltd.
Air Tractor
Artisans Inc.
Bermingham Foundation Solutions
Bowers Manufacturing Co.
Ferti Technologies
Industrial Acoustics
Morton Industries
Presstek Inc.
Ranco Fertiservice Inc.
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Manufacturing Today - Spring 2011