Over the past five years Donaldson Filtration Solutions has experienced rapid and dynamic expansion. It now has a presence in 15 sub-Saharan countries and exports to South America, USA, Europe and Australia. The company established itself in South Africa in 1965 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the US-based Donaldson Company Incorporated which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

SInce 1994 Donaldson has expanded its business focus beyond the traditional engine filtration market into heavyduty industrial filtration. It has added the following brands to its stable: Tetratex, DuraLife, DCE, Ultrafilter, LHA, Triboguard.

Donaldson South Africa has manufacturing facilities in both Cape Town and Johannesburg. The Cape Town plant is TS16949 certified and produces an extensive range of air filters, metal air cleaners, panel and industrial filters. The Johannesburg plant is ISO9001 certified and produces exhaust systems, industrial hydraulic products, a range of bag filters and dust collectors.