filter manufacturers community

filter manufacturers community

Who We Are
Formerly the Filter Manufacturers Council, your Filter Manufacturers membership represents manufacturers of vehicular filtration products.

What We Do
The community monitors regulatory and technological developments that affect the industry, supports members through catalog committees and provides consumers with technical filter information.

Unlock access to the full suite of Auto Care Association member benefits, including:

  • Cataloging and data standards
  • Networking opportunities through events such as Leadership Days and AAPEX
  • Advocacy: from the supreme court, to the halls of congress, all the way down to the state level - we have your back
  • Be a part of consumer education efforts with the Car Care Council to capitalize on underperformed maintenance
  • Market research to help your business make strategic decisions within the changing landscape of the automotive aftermarket.
  • Committee Liaison

    Jonathan Larsen
    Manager, Reference Data Architect

    Filter Manufacturers Council

    Council Chair 
    Jeff Starin, Rostar Filters, Oxnard, CA

    Committee Members

    Council Vice Chair
    Dave Lester, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies, L.P. 

    Council Members

    • Donald Chilton, Mann+Hummel Filtration Technologies
    • Mark Farrugia, Champ Labs
    • Adam Phillips, Might Auto Parts
    • Chris Schade, Parker Hannifin-Integrated Sealing Systems
    • Steve Taylor, North American Filter, Past Chairman


  • The Filter Manufacturers Community Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) are provided in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format. TSBs are available for download in English, Spanish, or French.

    For more information or questions, please contact Jonathan Larsen at

  • Members are eligible for discounts on a number of products and programs through the Association.

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    FMC members have access to Communifire for case tracking.



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