APC Filtration Inc., an OEM supplier of filters and filter bags to industrial, commercial and domestic floor care appliance manufacturers has acquired the worldwide rights to manufacture HEPA Membrane Vacuum Cleaner Filters and Bags made with DuPont Teflon membrane. APC began manufacturing Teflon filter products in Canada and China in January 2004 and is currently expanding both operations. APC is also developing Dupont branded non-membrane filters for HVAC retail sales in late 2005.
The first product offered under the agreement with DuPont, manufacturer of Teflon branded coatings, is a series of nonwoven filter bags for OEM?s of industrial, commercial and domestic central vacuum cleaners. In the second quarter of 2004 the company started full-scale production of disposable HEPA membrane bag filters for industrial, commercial and domestic vacuum cleaners.