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Pirelli Eco Technology Filter Reduces More Than 95 Percent of Diesel Engine Exhaust Particles

Pirelli Eco Technology, the company within the Pirelli Group operating in the field of technologies for control of polluting emissions, signed a partnership with Swedish Diesel Particulate Filter specialist GB Environment Consulting AB in order to introduce and distribute the new Pirelli Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) systems and spare parts in Scandinavian, Finland and the Baltic markets.

Pirelli Diesel Particulate Filter systems, called Feelpure ™, are produced using silicon carbide, a thermal-shock-resistant ceramic material, and allow for an average reduction in particulate matter emitted by diesel engines of more than 95% and the abatement of 50% of NO2 . With this new partnership, Pirelli Eco Technology continues to pursue its growth strategy across Europe. Over the last few months the company has begun sales of its solution in the UK, Germany, Italy and Benelux. Pirelli designs and develops the entire filtering system, made up of a replacing muffler comprising a filter, a catalytic converter (optional) and a regeneration system (control unit and additive). Pirelli DPFs are VERT-tested, homologated by the RDW for the Dutch market, certified LEC for the London Low Emission Zone, BAFU-certified for Switzerland, homologated for Italy and Denmark and are undergoing testing for homologation in Germany.

" We are extremely proud of the partnership we signed with GB Environment Consulting AB " said Stefano Sanchini , General Sales Manager of Pirelli Eco Technology . " GB Environment fullfils our mandatory requests of reliability, after sales service capability, market knowledge and technological skills in the DPF business ."

Göran Blohm, owner of GB Environment Consulting AB, welcomes Pirelli Feelpure to the Scandinavian Market . " Our Company has got offers from many Particlefilter producers over the last year to represent them but all were refused from me, I waited for Pirelli, I followed the development of the Feelpure System and we know today that we represent one of the best and most reliable Particlefilter system in the world based on additive regeneration. We are also proud to see that the Feelpure is approved from VERT (the hardest filter system test in the world ) " said Göran Blohm.

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