MANN+HUMMEL joins Hydrogen Council

MANN+HUMMEL, the global leading filtration expert, has joined the Hydrogen Council. As the first CEO-led global initiative of its kind, the Hydrogen Council was founded in 2017 at the World Economic Forum in Davos. More than 80 leading energy, transportation and industrial companies are currently members. Joining forces with government policymakers, international authorities and the public, the council aims to establish hydrogen as a solution to facilitate the exit from fossil fuels and nuclear power, and to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.

2020 01 20 114828“We believe hydrogen plays a crucial role in limiting CO2 emissions. As a member of the Hydrogen Council, we are delighted to be sharing our innovations centered on protecting fuel cells and jointly invigorating the global debate,” says Kurk Wilks, President and CEO at MANN+HUMMEL.

The filtration expert draws on many years’ experience engineering cost-optimized system solutions to extend the life and durability of fuel cells. “Systems have to be durable, reliable and cost-effective for fuel cell technology to be widely accepted on the market. We at MANN+HUMMEL have developed an innovative air duct system for the cathode path to protect sensitive components and ensure the fuel cell has a highly efficient supply of clean air,” says Dr. Michael Harenbrock, Principal Expert Electric Mobility.


MANN+HUMMEL is a leading global expert for filtration solutions. The company group with its headquarters in Ludwigsburg, Germany, develops solutions for motor cars, industrial applications, clean air in interior spaces and the sustainable use of water. In 2018 the group achieved sales of approx. 4 billion euros worldwide with more than 20,000 employees at more than 80 locations. The products manufactured by the group include air cleaner systems, intake manifold systems, liquid filter systems, plastic components, filter media, cabin filters, industrial filters and membrane filters.

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