EMW Filtertechnik GmbH

EMW filtertechnik is a leading filtration technology supplier worldwide with a successful track record of over 50 years in development, manufacturing and sales of high-quality filtration solutions used in a broad variety of applications.

True to our roots as a family owned and operated business, we work with an unwavering commitment to excellence and "Made in Germany" quality in all products and services offered. We attach utmost importance to responsibility and fairness in all dealings with customers as well as the people in our region.

As we see it, our mission is to develop and manufacture products for our customers which fulfill highest requirements in terms of quality, design and advanced, environment-friendly manufacturing.

Backed up by 50 years' experience, our young and highly motivated staff will respond quickly and knowledgeably to any questions or enquiries you may have. Please contact us - we look forward to serving you.


EMW Filtertechnik GmbH

Optar is a specialist upgrade company focusing on air intake solutions for rotating machinery. Upgrades range from changing filter clipping systems through new frames, new filters, to a complete redesign of the existing filter house. If however the redesign cant meet the clients requirements Optar has provided a complete new filter house, both into existing plant and new build stations.

Optar strictly control the quality of all product so that it reaches the highest standards within the industry.

Optar's quality procedures have been completely overhauled so that they meet the most stringent testing standards.

Due to this continued focus on quality, Optar have been successful in upgrading the first Siemens machine in the world to HEPA filtration, carrying a complete upgrade to the filter houses during a client's flange to flange GT upgrade, as well as extremely short lead time work to upgrade frames and install weather hoods on an LM6000 filter house in the UK.



Optar has built up considerable experience in the installation of short lead, time technically challenging, projects. This has been managed through our quality manual and detailed procedures as well as our health and safety and environmental manuals, also supported with detailed procedures all audited by Lloyds Register.

Optar has carried out extensive repair work to exhaust ducts, GT flanges, exhaust silencers and pressure pipes. Optar has also installed all the upgrades and retrofits discussed in the previous section.