Each week, our Proud to Manufacture in Michigan team picks from more than 1,000 member companies to name a Featured Manufacturer of the Week. Our latest winner is Great Lakes Filters!

Featured Manufacturer of the Week


Since 1951, Great Lakes Filters has been a pioneer in process filtration innovation and conversion of technical textiles. With precision, accuracy and quality, Great Lakes Filters provides filters, filter fabrics and filtration solutions for the chemical, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, industrial, automotive, and aerospace markets. They specialize in liquid & air filtration, test discs, die cutting, absorbents, slitting & re-rolling, geotextiles, zero landfill, chemical, automotive, agriculture, filter bags & cartridges, filter presses, roll media, coolant filtration, pharmaceutical, HVAC and dust collectors.

As a subsidiary of the Acme Group, Great Lakes Filters has access to the largest assortment of fabrics, both woven and non-woven. The Acme Group serves as the holding company of Acme Mills, Fairway Products, Great Lakes Filters. By evolving, The Acme Group and Great Lakes Filters have garnered capabilities across the globe, manufacturing and producing industrial and automotive textiles for more than 100 years. And, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Great Lakes Filters lived its company value of “every problem has a solution” by pivoting the business to aid in replenishing critical PPE inventories.

Congratulations Great Lakes Filters for being PTMIM’s Featured Manufacturer of the Week!


Others looking to support the ongoing growth of Michigan manufacturing and connect with more than 1,000 diverse manufacturers throughout the state can join our Proud to Manufacture in Michigan (PTMIM) program.

PTMIM offers a number of benefits to members, including an official PTMIM poster to display, a company page on the PTMIM website, a PTMIM logo for the company’s website and the chance to win Featured Manufacturer of the Week – all at no cost!

Learn more about the PTMIM program here or become a member here for the opportunity to be named our next Featured Manufacturer of the Week!