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Fresh-Aire UV acquires Quebec-based Electro-Breeze

September 24, 2019

Electro-Breeze’s products will be rebranded under Fresh-Aire UV or carry the new “Electro-Breeze by Fresh-Aire UV” brand.


Chris Willette, president Fresh-Aire UV (left) and Pierre Audet, founder of Electro-Breeze.

Fresh-Aire UV, Jupiter, Florida-based manufacturer of indoor air quality (IAQ) products, has acquired commercial/residential HVAC air filtration manufacturer Electro-Breeze Manufacturing, a company based in Saint-Sauveur, Quebec.

The acquisition brings Electro-Breeze’s sub-micron polarized filtration technology under the Fresh-Aire UV banner, adding particulate removal to the company’s existing IAQ product line-up that includes ultraviolet (UV-C) equipment for biological disinfection and activated carbon media catalyst air treatment for volatile organic compound (VOC) elimination.

The acquisition included Electro-Breeze’s Canadian-based manufacturing and assembly operations for its polarized particulate filtration and other IAQ equipment, all which will be relocated to Fresh-Aire UV’s new Jupiter-based filtration division manufacturing plant.

Electro-Breeze’s products will be rebranded under Fresh-Aire UV or carry the new “Electro-Breeze by Fresh-Aire UV” brand, and be marketed globally.

Electro-Breeze President and Founder, Pierre Audet has joined the Fresh-Aire UV team and will oversee the transition and Electro-Breeze’s equipment manufacturing operations

Audet began his career in electrostatic filtration in 1984 with Engineering Dynamic followed by his leadership position as CEO of Cimatec. In 2002 Audet founded Electro-Breeze Manufacturing, a leader in sub-micron polarized filtration. Electro-Breeze products have provided air filtration solutions globally for residential and commercial applications, especially in casino, hospitality, healthcare and agricultural markets.


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