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Filtertech is an international producer of liquid filtration and waste disposal equipment for industrial applications including wire drawing, aluminum and steel rolling, machining, grinding and coolant disposal as well as process and waste water treatment.

The firm was established in 1969 as a designer of coolant and liquid filtration systems. Shortly after, Filtertech started fabricating complete systems in its facility located in Manlius, NY, near Syracuse.

Filtertech provides complete turnkey filtration and waste treatment systems utilizing its complete line of vacuum, gravity and pressure filters, centrifuges, magnetic separators, evaporators and vacuum distillation units.

In 1995, Filtertech opened an office in Arizona, to better serve western USA and Mexico. Today, Filtertech has an extensive network of global representatives to assist in evaluating your particular application.

Filtertech has been servicing our clients for over 40 years, solving difficult process liquid related filtration problems for multiple industries worldwide. We have now introduced our expertise to the optical industry, utilizing special technology to efficiently address the challenging coolant filtration applications associated with optical lens generation.

Filtertech supports the following associations:

Product Lines

Coolant Filtration Equipment: Flatbed Gravity Filters, Liquid Vacuum Filters, Magnetic Separators, Pressure Filters, Automatic/Manual Centrifuges.

Coolant Disposal Equipment: Thermal Emulsion Breakers, Vacuum Distillation Units, Oil Skimmers, Oil-Water Separators

Engineered Systems: Total system engineering of coolant filtration systems that includes Conveyorized Tanks, Reservoir Tanks, Piping, Pumps, Pump Bases, Heat Exchangers, Transfer Sumps, Decantation Tanks, Oil-Water Separators, Control Panels

Key Personnel

Ahmad El-Hindi, CEO/CFO
Joseph F. Scalise, President
Joseph El-Hindi, Vice-President
Thomas Horn, Vice President of Sales
Glenn Davies, Manager Waste Water Applications
Lawrence El-Hindi, QC Manager
Andrew Pecheny, Engineering Manager
Jack Lombardi, Purchasing/Logistics Manager

Markets Served

The primary markets for which Filtertech provides coolant and solution filtration and waste disposal equipment are ferrous and nonferrous wire drawing, steel, aluminum and brass rolling mills, machine tools and process and waste water applications.

The major markets served by Filtertech are primarily located in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Central/South America, UK, Europe, China and the Pacific Rim.


A 40,000 ft² manufacturing facility and 12,000 ft² sales and engineering office complex located in Manlius, NY employs 60 factory and office personnel. We just recently added an additional 8,000 ft² of manufacturing space in Spring 2013.