Our History

Porvair acquires the business and assets of TEM filter company, a manufacturer specialist filters for the microelectronics industry.

Porvair acquires the business and assets of Fiber Ceramics, a manufacturer of steel foundry filters.

2015

2013

Porvair acquires the business and assets of Eisenmann Metalurgical, in the US, to add additional specialist filtration manufacturing capability to PFG Inc.

Porvair acquires the business and assets of Thomas Cain Inc., adding another line of block digesters to Seal Analytical's portfolio.

Porvair acquires the assets of Pell Industries, a manufacturer in the powder metals industry.

Porvair acquires the business and assets of Pulse Instrumentation a consumable labware distributor to the water analysis market.

2012

2011

Porvair acquires the Block digestion product line of Aim Laboratories to enhance the Seal Analytical environmental laboratory analyser range.

Porvair acquires Toolturn to provide a high quality machining capability for PFG. Porvair acquires Seal Analytical for its high quality discrete and continuous flow analysers.  Seal Analytical is a market leader in the environmental laboratory analyser market.

2008

2007

Porvair acquires Omnifilter inc in Richmond Virginia as a US manufacturing base for PFG.

Porvair raises £4m in a vendor placing to acquire the minority interest in the Porvair Filtration Group.

2005

2003

Porvair International and Porvair Ceramics (the companies originally acquired in the management buyout) are sold to the Management.

Porvair raises capital in a 3 for 7 rights issue to fund the acquisition of Microfiltrex and Filters for Industry.  PFG formed with operations in Fareham, New Milton, Poole and Wrexham.  PFG provides filtration solutions to the aerospace, energy, pharmaceutical, inkjet and general industrial markets.

2001

1995

Porvair acquires Selee Corporation based in Hendersonville North Carolina, a world leader in the filtration of molten metals.

Porvair plc listed on main market of the London Stock Exchange and raises capital through a 1 for 4 rights issue.

Porvair acquires Acumatic Filtration Limited and moves it to Wrexham in Wales (now part of the Porvair Filtration Group ("PFG")). Porvair acquires Polyfiltronics Limited and renames it Porvair Sciences, a specialist microplate manufacturer.

1992

1988

Porvair plc publicly quoted on the Unlisted Securities Market.

Porvair acquired in a management buyout from United Technologies Corporation.

1982

2015

Porvair acquires the business and assets of TEM filter company, a manufacturer specialist filters for the microelectronics industry.

Porvair acquires the business and assets of Fiber Ceramics, a manufacturer of steel foundry filters.

2013

Porvair acquires the business and assets of Eisenmann Metalurgical, in the US, to add additional specialist filtration manufacturing capability to PFG Inc.

Porvair acquires the business and assets of Thomas Cain Inc., adding another line of block digesters to Seal Analytical's portfolio.

2012

Porvair acquires the assets of Pell Industries, a manufacturer in the powder metals industry.

Porvair acquires the business and assets of Pulse Instrumentation a consumable labware distributor to the water analysis market.

2011

Porvair acquires the Block digestion product line of Aim Laboratories to enhance the Seal Analytical environmental laboratory analyser range.

2008

Porvair acquires Toolturn to provide a high quality machining capability for PFG. Porvair acquires Seal Analytical for its high quality discrete and continuous flow analysers.  Seal Analytical is a market leader in the environmental laboratory analyser market.

2007

Porvair acquires Omnifilter inc in Richmond Virginia as a US manufacturing base for PFG.

2005

Porvair raises £4m in a vendor placing to acquire the minority interest in the Porvair Filtration Group.

2003

Porvair International and Porvair Ceramics (the companies originally acquired in the management buyout) are sold to the Management.

2001

Porvair raises capital in a 3 for 7 rights issue to fund the acquisition of Microfiltrex and Filters for Industry.  PFG formed with operations in Fareham, New Milton, Poole and Wrexham.  PFG provides filtration solutions to the aerospace, energy, pharmaceutical, inkjet and general industrial markets.

1995

Porvair acquires Selee Corporation based in Hendersonville North Carolina, a world leader in the filtration of molten metals.

1992

Porvair plc listed on main market of the London Stock Exchange and raises capital through a 1 for 4 rights issue.

Porvair acquires Acumatic Filtration Limited and moves it to Wrexham in Wales (now part of the Porvair Filtration Group ("PFG")). Porvair acquires Polyfiltronics Limited and renames it Porvair Sciences, a specialist microplate manufacturer.

1988

Porvair plc publicly quoted on the Unlisted Securities Market.

1982

Porvair acquired in a management buyout from United Technologies Corporation.

Financial Calendar

Half year 2017 period end

31 May 2017

Payment date for dividend

02 Jun 2017

Half year 2017 results announcement

27 Jun 2017