AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Emitec Inc. will produce
its 100 millionth metal catalyst substrate for the worldwide market in
June. This production milestone demonstrates Emitec's commitment and
expertise in exhaust aftertreatment and evaporative emissions technology.
Emitec's METALIT(R), a metallic substrate, used in the catalytic
converter components of exhaust emissions reduction systems, has been
proven to show improvements in both performance and overall system cost
when compared to the traditional ceramic catalytic converter based systems.
The turbulent flow conditions created by the specific foil geometry forming
the catalytic cells reduces size and cost of the exhaust gas purification
system. This has been recognized by the gasoline engine manufacturers as
well as the light duty, heavy duty and on/off highway diesel and gasoline
engine manufacturers worldwide who are successfully applying Emitec's
"We're proud to have met the 100 million mark in our 22 years of
operation," explained Claus Bruestle, president, Emitec Inc. "Innovation in
technology, research and development in products and production methods
have helped Emitec become a world leader in emissions technology."
With North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich., Emitec
produced approximately 20 percent of the 100 million metal catalyst
substrates in its Fountain Inn, S.C. manufacturing facility over the past
10 years of its operation.
Emitec GmbH is the leading designer and manufacturer of metallic
substrates METALIT(R) and Diesel PM-METALIT(R) for exhaust gas
aftertreatment and evaporative emissions. Its METALIT(R) products are used
by nearly every major automaker worldwide. Founded in 1986, Emitec is
headquartered in Lohmar, Germany and currently holds more than 1,700
international patents. The company's North American operations, Emitec
Inc., are headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich. Manufacturing facilities are
located in Fountain Inn, S.C., Lohmar and Eisenach, Germany, and Pune,
India. For more information on Emitec, visit www.emitec.com .
Contact: Stefanie Allen
Eisbrenner Public Relations
SOURCE Emitec Inc.