Goodlettsville, Tenn.—Des-Case Corporation, a leading manufacturer of contamination control products for industrial lubricants, today announced its merger with AMS Filtration, a custom manufacturer specializing in high-end filtration solutions for industrial oil. With the addition of AMS, Des-Case will provide a broader range of solutions, greater customer convenience and deeper professional expertise.Independently, both companies were founded on the innovation to solve lubrication and contamination problems. Des-Case holds the leading position in the breather market and also provides world-class filtration and transfer systems of all shapes and sizes, while AMS is a high quality manufacturer of oil purifying products that include depth filtration, vacuum dehydration systems and coalescing systems. Together, Des-Case and AMS will help companies make their equipment investments last longer through an extensive combined product line that will provide solutions of superior breadth and depth for any contamination problem.

“We plan a seamless transition that will be visible to our customers only in the enhanced products and services that our new partnership will offer,” said Brian Gleason, president of Des-Case Corporation. “By combining our respective strengths, experience and business relationships, Des-Case will serve a broader geographic reach through its extensive world-wide distribution network and OEM partners and provide customers the customizable, quality solutions they have come to expect from our company. We are pleased to welcome AMS founder and president Dennis Morgan and all AMS employees to the Des-Case family.”

Bringing more than 19 years of experience in designing and building vacuum dehydration and filtration systems, Dennis Morgan will continue to direct Des-Case’s Lakeville operations. With a degree from Ashland University in Business Management, Business Administration and Accounting, Dennis has authored several industry articles and a book entitled Basic Principles of Vacuum Dehydration. Dennis stated, “I am thrilled to join forces with such an innovative, pioneering company such as Des-Case Corporation and look forward to working towards the common goal of becoming a world-class leader in contamination control technology.”

About AMS Filtration
AMS Filtration is a custom manufacturer specializing in high-end depth filtration and vacuum dehydration systems for industrial oil. AMS is a private company founded in 1992 by Dennis Morgan and is located in Lakeville, Ohio. For more information, please visit www.amsfiltration.com or call 1-866-378-9188.

About Des-Case Corporation
Des-Case Corporation specializes in contamination control products for industrial lubricants with the leading position in the breather market. Headquartered near Nashville, Tenn., the privately held company markets the Des-Case®, HydroguardTM, VentGuardTM, FlowGuardTM brands through an extensive distribution network and private label partners. The company’s products feature designs unparalleled in the marketplace and are used wherever lubricant life and performance are essential to daily operations. For more information, please visit www.descase.com or call 615.672.8800.

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