AAF International Announces the Acquisition of RIS Facility Management GmbH

AAF Lufttechnik GmbH, a German affiliate of American Air Filter Co. Inc., d/b/a AAF International, today announced the acquisition of RIS Facility Management GmbH, a leading provider of Indoor Air Quality services in Germany. With this acquisition, AAF International will further expand its operational footprint and enhance both the level and the quantity of services offered in Germany and all Europe.

RIS is headquartered in Eppingen, Germany, and provides HVAC inspections, process technology, repairs and maintenance to a wide range of industries, for both supply and exhaust air. The family-owned company employs approximately 100 qualified employees that are able to deliver first class consultancy and service for clean air related process security and value retention of equipment and buildings.

“AAF International is an industry leader with ambitious goals for the future. We are looking forward to join forces with the AAF team and combine AAF’s high quality product portfolio and unique intelligent data tools with our service offerings,” said Mehmet Tiftikci, Management Director of RIS.

“Both of our companies’ philosophies are dedicated to ‘Bringing Clean Air to Life’ TM, which is an excellent fit for a new partnership,” said Philip Whitaker, AAF International’s Chief Executive Officer. “Since 2006, RIS has successfully built up their business from zero to now serving the biggest brands in the automotive industry. With this new partnership we are now looking forward to further expand this great track record.”

“This acquisition will immediately help us to meet our customers’ demand for value-added air filtration solutions in Germany,” said Stefan Berbner, AAF International’s Chief Operating Officer in Europe. “In addition, we are now strategically positioned to expand our idea of a true one-stop-shop across all of Europe.”