Dantherm Filtration's North American President Niels Pedersen Stepping Down after 30 Years

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Pedersen, who founded Dantherm's North American arm in Thomasville in 1979, will remain with the company as a business development manager. He will be succeeded as president by Nordfab Division Manager Tom Ballus.

Like all manufacturing companies, Dantherm Filtration has been affected by the current economic conditions, and we are making changes now that will allow us to become a stronger company in the future

Niels Pedersen announced today that he will step down as Dantherm Filtration's North American president effective Friday, July 31. The company, which is headquartered in Thomasville, N.C., manufactures dust collection systems under its own name and Quick-Fit Dust Collection Ductwork under the Nordfab Ducting brand.

Pedersen, who founded Dantherm's North American arm in Thomasville in 1979, will remain with the company as a business development manager. He will be succeeded as president by Nordfab Division Manager Tom Ballus.

"Like all manufacturing companies, Dantherm Filtration has been affected by the current economic conditions, and we are making changes now that will allow us to become a stronger company in the future," Pedersen says. "I thought this was a good time for a new team to take over and head that expansion."

In his new position, Pedersen will focus on implementing at Dantherm the dust combustion standards expected to be released by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety & Health Administration later this year.

Dantherm Filtration is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, installation and service of completed turn-key air filtration system designs. The company operates in 13 countries worldwide and employs more than 1,100 people globally. In North America, Dantherm owns and operates a 115,000-square-foot office and manufacturing facility in Thomasville, N.C., that employs more than 100 production, sales and corporate support employees. A 27,000-square-foot duct fabrication facility in Reno, Nev., helps ensure quick deliveries to and minimize shipping costs for customers in the western half of the United States.

For more information, visit http://www.danthermfiltration.us or call 1-800-533-5286.

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