BWF Envirotec
World Market Leader in Industrial Filter Media

Providing integrated solutions for filtration problems

BWF Envirotec USA was formed in 1989 as a partnership between BWF Textil (Germany) and two U.S. partners. Its purpose was to promote the use and development of technical felts in a market served primarily by low quality commodity media. Today BWF Envirotec USA services worldwide from its central location in Kentucky.

BWF Envirotec USA is a high-quality, advanced technology manufacturer / marketer of standard and specialized dust collector bags, liquid filter cloths, belts, covers and a broad spectrum of filter media.

We utilize "Consultative Marketing" combined with comprehensive laboratory testing that provides integrated solutions to customers' and prospects' filtration problems. BWF Envirotec USA matches its media to your product and process characteristics, recognizing that optimum filter media performance evolves from a sophisticated matching process.


BWF Envirotec is the world's leading provider of filter media for industrial filtration, product filtration and solid/liquid separation. Our headquarters is in Offingen, Germany. With sales and manufacturing sites in Australia, Austria, China, Czech Republic, India, Italy, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Turkey and the United States as well as a sales network in over 50 countries, we guarantee market-driven, customised solutions and a comprehensive service.
As early as 1968, BWF Envirotec was the first manufacturer worldwide to introduce synthetic needle felts as filter media. Today, BWF Envirotec produces yearly over 9,000,000 ready-to- install filter media. These are used worldwide under the brand Name needlona® and PM-Tec® for the filtration of harmful gases and pollutants. To meet the challenges in hot gas filtration Pyrotex® KE candle elements complete the product range.

Some of the main business segments are:
We support and accompany our customers through all project phases - from the analysis of process data, the recommendation of filter media, to the monitoring of filter media in use. For all applications, there are BWF Envirotec specialists who know the processes, applications and technologies of the plants. This guarantees our customers first class advice on all aspects of filtration.